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Tag Archives: Voorstraat

8x Asian Streetfood Restaurants in Utrecht

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The spots for Asian street food are popping up like mushrooms in the ground. We’re not complaining though, we love sitting at a table full of delicious Asian bites, like spring rolls, dumplings, rice paper rolls, fried spicy chicken wings, and steamed duck buns. I’ll also happily order a delicious bowl of pho or ramen. In this post I’m sharing …

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Exploring the Universiteitskwartier

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You might have already known that the city centre in Utrecht is divided into several quarters, but have you already heard of the Universiteitskwartier? Not too long ago, I wandered these streets on my way to class as a young student, but these days you don’t have to be a student to discover all the gems in this neighbourhood! Exploring …

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Design shoppen at Puha Shop Utrecht

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Do you like unique products that place a lot of worth on sustainable materials and craftsmanship? Then Puha Shop is the place for you. The shop offers a podium to about 70 different up-and-coming and talented designers, and can be found on the bustling Voorstraat in the center of Utrecht. What can you buy there? A whole bunch of cool …

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Slurping noodles at Sanju Ramen

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Last week, Lisa and I got to check Sanju on the Voorstraat. The verdict? We loved it! Homemade & authentic Sanju strives to offer an authentic ramen experience. With four chefs, two of whom are Japanese, owners Jeroen and Mohammed are constantly researching and working to develop, refine, and perfect their flavours. In addition, they make everything from scratch. And …

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The Domestic Botanist – Studio and clothing store

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Visiting Marije at The Domestic Botanist I find owner Marije Hellwich in her shop, just about to head out the door to buy some new yarn. The designer says that she finds it hard to close up shop when she needs to head out for a few minutes. “You never know which potential client might end up being in front …

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5x vintage clothing in Utrecht

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I’m incredibly proud of my fur coat and handbag. Why? Because they both once belonged to one of my grandmas. They’re unique items, that you won’t see on anyone else. Do you also enjoy wearing clothes that might not be found in everyone’s closet? Explore Utrecht is here to share our favorite vintage clothing shops in Utrecht’s city centre! Vintage …

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Tasty Saigon Street Food at Ănăn

AnAn Asian Streetfood Explore Utrecht

Where better to taste Asian street food than at a bustling market in Saigon? I walk onto a terrace where people are enjoying a chat, come across a bar where beers are piled high, step onto a busy patio and take a seat on one of the brightly colored bucket seats. The hubbub of the market and the scent of …

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Mouth-watering pizzas at Da Portare VIA

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Da Portare VIA just opened its third Utrecht location, and Cate and I were kindly invited to come celebrate with them. We arrived at Brederoplein 6 on a rainy evening feeling rather damp and dishevelled, but the warm, buzzing atmosphere inside was definitely promising. With live acoustic guitar, general cheer, and the tantalising scent of fresh pizza surrounding us, we …

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The Malt Vault: whisky heaven on the Voorstraat

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Today I’ve got something really cool for you: something completely different. Not a place to head to every week and stay until deep into the night. Are you open to stepping out of your comfort zone? Then come to whisky heaven with me, right in the middle of our little city. Everyone is welcome in this nirvana, so it’s the ideal place …

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Tiger Mama – Tasting Asia

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Opium out, Tiger Mama in New, fresh, and happening! Wow, Opium has had a good metamorphosis. Something I was honestly pretty sceptical about. Opium was one of the best places in the city to find some rest. Lounging in the courtyard, with a glass of bubbly. But now! Tiger Mama is sexy, stylish, and superrr delicious. You can still lounge …

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