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Tag Archives: Wine

Bubbles, wines, and beers

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Our favorite hobby? Going for drinks. With wines, beers, and a snack platter. Oh, and friends, of course. But where can we find the best snack platters? A good snack platter to accompany drinks must meet the following criteria: it must contain various bites, be full, be freshly prepared, and offer good value for money. But not unimportant are the …

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Tasting spots | 5x taste and cheer in Utrecht

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You couldn’t have missed it: We love tasting. Of course, those fancy cocktails in those chic bars are also delicious. But sometimes you need that living-room-vibe, pure flavors, and a passionate host. Cozy, catch up and toast to the beautiful things. What do you feel like? Syrah, IPA, whiskey, cheese, sausage? What could be more fun than tasting different wines, …

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Terraces in Utrecht – 25+ places to enjoy the sun in the city

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Everything is better with beautiful weather. The forecasts for the coming time are positive, it’s going to be tropical. But where should you head to cool down? Chill in the park, take a dive in cold water, or is terrace hopping the thing for you? I choose to go sit on a terrace with some delicious wine and do some people …

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Spaghetteria Utrecht for fresh and homemade pasta

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The motto ‘If you do something, do it well’, goes for well for Spaghetteria as you can eat delicious freshly made pasta at the pasta-bar. At larger tables or the seats in front of the window, people can sit down and enjoy homemade pastas and delicious wines. The doors open at 17.00 and slowly the restaurant fills up with pasta …

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Wine bars in Utrecht | 7 favorite spots for wine o’clock

Red, white, sparkling whatever you like there are enough wine bars in Utrecht. From stylish cafes to pubs, I have rounded up seven wine bars for you to enjoy  a glass of wine. So you know where to go when wine o’clock hits. Cheers! 7 x wine bars for the most delicious wines Wijnbar VinVin Wine bar VinVin is the …

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Wine and the City #2 – Summer wines from Grapedistrict

Hot town, summer in the city! Isn’t Utrecht gorgeous in the sun? The canals glitter and the neighbors are happy. Everyone is outside, in the park, in the garden, on a roof terrace. The BBQ is on, you’ve got your salty snacks on hand… And a glass of wine? Of course! Crisp white, bubbles, or a thirst-quenching rosé. I’m in the …

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New lunch menu at Instock

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By now, you may already know that we love Instock and their mission: they rescue produce from supermarkets that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into delicious meals. (Check out our previous posts about dining and drinks!) So when they  invited us to check out their new regular lunch menu, we happily accepted! Chill vibes Everything about Instock is like an …

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Bar Cava in the city centre

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Cheers In how many ways and languages can you cheers? Besides zdorovje, yamas, salute, proost! We cheers to our own health and happiness. Traditionally, knights in the middle ages already cheersed to their health: when their glasses hit each other, some liquid always exchanged cups, so that they knew that their company didn’t want to poison them. Cheers! Lets drink …

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Aussie Food & Wines at De Rode Vosch

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A couple weeks ago, we were generously invited to spend an evening at De Rode Vosch, the Australian restaurant that recently opened its doors on Voorstraat. We arrived on a rather dreary & rainy Saturday night, but immediately perked up when we got inside. The restaurant is housed in a gorgeous old monument dating back to 1619, with tiled floors and some exposed brick walls.  …

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Spanish atmosphere at Heuveloord

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Heuveloord and Rotsoord keeps surprising us with cool new spots. We’re starting off 2017 well with the new Cafe Brutal, located under the water tower on the Vaartsche Rijn. By now the restaurant WT Urban Kitchen has reached ‘rockstar status’, but not everyone knew about the cosy cafe under it. But that’ll change this year, because Cafe Brutal just opened …

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