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4x fresh and healthy meal options

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Don’t feel like cooking or just don’t have the time to cook, but still want to eat healthy food? Our team has been testing a number of different meals in recent weeks. In this blog we list our 4 favorite spots for a fresh and healthy lunch or dinner. To take away or to have it delivered to your home or …

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Fresh bread, sweets and coffee at District

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Fresh Baked bread in Utrecht East Utrecht East has a new spot offering fresh baked bread, delicious treats and coffee. It’s called, District: Bread & coffee, and it’s run by a lovely couple who are adored by the neighbors who stop by regularly. But now, District is looking to show the rest of Utrecht all they have to offer. District isn’t …

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Lunchdate at Stael on the Twijnstraat

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Lunch at Stael A lunch-date at Twijnstraat, that’s always fun! The little boutiques and the streets’ atmosphere always give me that holiday feeling. I can waste my time here, strolling around and doing some windowshopping. But for now, we are entering Stael! The name sounds just as cool as the interior looks — with old carpets on the floor, and …

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Linger on Central Station Utrecht

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Central Station is the startpoint for a day at the office, a holiday or for a day out. But the station can also cause a lot of stress for travelers: delayed trains, technical difficulties and such. While waiting for your train to arrive, you just might be thinking; ‘why is this happening to me’. It was very difficult to find …

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Chicken & Lobster at Yoepz on Oudkerkhof

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Yoepz restaurant concept is simple! No hassle. No fuss. And for the guests no stress when making a decision what to order.  In the restaurant its all about the France chicken or Canadian lobster, maybe both. These two main ingredients are at base of every dish in the restaurant, from the surf & turf to the lobster bitterballen with lemon mayo. Chicken & Lobster? That’s it! We visited the restaurant twice …

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Rabarber – Petit Cafè on the Zadelstraat

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During the weekend I love to go shopping at one of my favorite streets in Utrecht, Zadelstraat. It probably is the most photographed street in Utrecht, because of the great view of the Dom Tower. But why is the Zadelstraat one of my faves? In addition to the nice clothes and interior design shops and bakery Theo Bailey. For an afternoon of “homemade lemonade ‘ …

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LE:EN – tasting the new menu

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The new menu at restaurant LE:EN Restaurant LE:EN located on Heuveloord is a favorite of the Explore Utrecht team. Yes, we are a big fan of this Asian Fusion Restaurant and regularly visit for a nice evening out. When I was asked whether we wanted to taste the new dishes I did not hesitate one minute. The appointment was quickly scheduled and blogger Lisa and I went biked …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up Oktober

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Good bye October! It doesn’t seem so long ago that I typed the Insta Round-Up for September and here we are at the beginning of a new month. I feel like i’m in an intercity heading to 2016, and without any delays or techinical difficulties. Happy I have my Instagram feed to remind me of all the cool places I visited …

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Restaurant Vroeg in Bunnik

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A bike ride to Restaurant Vroeg This restaurant is not in Utrecht but in Bunnik, a town bordering Utrecht. Or more exact: on the road from Utrecht to Bunnik. Opposite of the estate in Amelisweerd where you can bike or walk trough beautiful green surroundings. When you visit Vroeg you can also stop by the new Waterliniemuseum. Restaurant Vroeg looks like …

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STACH from Amsterdam to Utrecht

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After Yoepz, Spaghetteria and SLA, it is STACH that is getting ready to charm Utrecht. STACH, the famous convenience store from Amsterdam, opens three stores in our home town. Yes, you read that right! STACH has big plans for Utrecht. The first store is on to the Choorstraat, in the city center for all hasty shoppers. The second branch opens on …

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