Food & Drinks
Lokaal Edel by Jonathan

Lokaal Edel by Jonathan

Lokaal Edel (Amsterdam) offers a brand new menu by food director Jonathan Karpathios. Jonathan connects local suppliers, the best ingredients and pure taste. I was lucky to taste a few signature dishes and it was delicious. The menu includes lots of veggies and my favourite dish must be the carpaccio from watermelon! Give it a...
Yumler Amsterdam

Yumler Amsterdam

Yumler is a new restaurant located in a former technical school in Amsterdam. They serve ‘good food’, fresh ingredients, seasonal products, chef-made meals for fair prices. The location looks stunning and we’re big fans of the bright colours! Perfect spot for a healthy lunch.
Poké Delicious

Poké Delicious

Poké Delicious is a brand new Hawaiian saladbar in Utrecht. Poké is a fresh and healthy dish with lots of veggies and fish. You can create your own bowl and I highly recommend to try the fresh tuna, it’s delicious 😉 Next to poké you can find fresh smoothies and other healty sweets. Don’t forget...
Cafe Labath Ghent

Cafe Labath Ghent

Want to catch up with some friends? Why not go to Café Labath. This coffee bar has everything you need on a lazy Sunday. Because it was very hot that day we drank our refreshments on the wonderful terrace but I can imagine how cosy it would be, drinking my flat white on a cold...
Ceramic egg holder

Ceramic egg holder

One of my favourite online stores is Comptoir des objets (everyday objects). You can find object for everyday (duh!) and especially the kitchen department is really good. For example the ceramic egg holder, a simple design but oh so handy. It looks like a regular egg packaging but this one is made from ceramic with...
WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

The great guys from WeSwap challenged me to participate in the #WeSwap50BloggerChallenge. The challenge involved having the best day out I could in my home city on a smallish budget. Here’s how it went… A challenge to spend £ 50 (about 60 euros) with the WeSwap prepaid travel card in Amsterdam, at local hotspots. Well...
Coffee hangout Toki Amsterdam

Coffee hangout Toki Amsterdam

Coffee hangout Toki in Amsterdam, a place where you will leave with a smile! Read more...
Amsterdam Coffee Festival

Amsterdam Coffee Festival

This weekend it’s time for The Amsterdam Coffee Festival! The line-up: brewers cup, Dutch barista championship, cup taster championship, barista challenge and more. Don’t forget to say ‘hello’ to our Stooker friends (G62/G63). Location: Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam Date: Fri 18 – Sun 20 March Photos: Roel Riphagen Photography & Thijs Gerbrandy
In a clearing the book

In a clearing the book

Big news! In a clearing is going to print! Call it a tangible presentation of a profound research exploring the best in documentary photography today. In a clearing is a platform for contemporary photography curated by Joske Simmelink.  In a clearing ‘The Book’ will be carefully curated, decently sized and independently published. It’ll have a...
Shade

Shade

Shade is the latest work from De Intuitiefabriek in collaboration with the German label Böwer. “Shade is a collection of glass cabinets that combine storage space with showing ones precious belongings.” Shade will be presented for the first time at IMM Cologne. Photos: Jonas von der Hude
Bye bye 2015

Bye bye 2015

Bye bye 2015! It was an amzing and lovely year. Baby Frankie, business trips, amazing people, lots of design and of course new sneakers! Thanks for all the support.
1!

1!

  Time to celebrate! Hello Frankie Store turned 1! Wow! Last year we opened the Hello Frankie Temporary Store in the centre of Amsterdam, it was an amazing weekend. We’ve met so many lovely people and enjoyed every minute. We will stay an online store but will pop-up now and then. This year we will...
ArtDeli

ArtDeli

ArtDeli, a new place in the centre of Amsterdam for art, design and food. ArtDeli is the initiative of Jessica Voorwinde, cultural entrepreneur, it’s a combination of an exhibition space, bar (amazing design by Lex Pott), restaurant and design store in a beautiful historical building. “ArtDeli is a new way of experience art and design”...
The 3 type of dates we all have experienced

The 3 type of dates we all have experienced

The first date is special and scary at the same time! What do you wear and very important where do you go? Hello Frankie loves to go on a date so we would like to share some tips with you! 1. Casual date We’re are big fans of coffee dates, just a casual date during...
Breakfast at La Chambre aux Oiseaux

Breakfast at La Chambre aux Oiseaux

La Chambre aux Oiseaux, the bird room, is the lovely cafe of Léna and Hervé in Paris. This quite place, 10th Arrondissement, is the perfect cafe for a late breakfast. We visited on a Saturday and were very lucky to find a table outside. Although inside it feels like the living room of my grandmother,...