Category Archives: Amsterdam Netherlands

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Vis Van Wou In Amsterdam Netherlands

It’s a 1300 mile airplane ride from Amsterdam to Istanbul. On my recent trek to Northern Europe I was tempted to make a detour to Turkiye, one of the world’s great countries, for a big plate of Hamsi (fresh anchovies) … Continue reading

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May 8th 2016 Is World Donkey Day

I recently visited Stichting De Ezelsociëteit In Zeist Netherlands a donkey sanctuary near Amsterdam. If you’re fortunate to own a donkey please give your beast a big hug and a special treat to help them celebrate World Donkey Day.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Butcher’s Tears In Amsterdam Netherlands

After eight weeks of research I felt like I had my Amsterdam trip squared away before I ever left the 9th Ward of New Orleans.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Rough Kitchen In Amsterdam Netherlands

Big Green Egg cookers are the rage in Amsterdam, Netherlands right now. Locals joke about them, they’re given prominent space in open kitchens, and seemingly every young cook in town is infatuated with them.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: La Falote In Amsterdam Netherlands

It’s heartbreaking to see a chef past his prime, staggering about, boozy and red-eyed in his restaurant, and not giving a damn about his food. I was determined to find a ‘traditional’ Dutch meal on my most recent visit to … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Seeking Texas Hot Guts At Bulls And Dogs In Amsterdam

I began investigating the hot guts sausage scene in Texas in 1991. The last 25 years have seen a lot of changes come to the forced meat industry in the Lone Star state. Genuine Texas hot links started to fade … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Stichting De Ezelsociëteit In Zeist Netherlands

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Zeist, Netherlands a small town near Amsterdam that hosts Stichting De Ezelsociëteit (est.2001) an organization of people dedicated to helping donkeys have meaningful lives in the chaos of 21st century living.

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Amsterdam Chronicles. Eating In The Netherlands Part 1: De Klos, Dutch Barbecue Joint In Leidseplein

There aren’t a lot of Northern European rib joints that could open in Austin, Texas and earn a good living. Then there’s De Klos, the reigning king of Dutch-style pork ribs in Amsterdam. Deep in the heart of Leidseplein, De … Continue reading

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