Monthly Archives: July 2011

Finally, the McKroket.

I immediately regretted it.  (For 2 euro, I think I could’ve gotten a Bic Mac instead, although when drunk, a Junior Whopper is my fast food of choice.) Looks pretty innocuous on the outside, and it’s quite smaller than your … Continue reading

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It’s mussel season. Yeah, those kinds of mussels.

These were some of the most amazing mussels I’ve ever had (now, I know I’m extremely indecisive, but Nook’s New Zealand mussels with linguisa sausage and white wine is also amazing as were the mussels at Westside Tavern that came … Continue reading

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Climbing the bell tower.

One day, my coworkers and I decided to go here (see arrow).  I didn’t think it was possible, but if you don’t ask, you never know. It was a cloudy day (biiig surprise, Den Haag…), so we almost postponed the … Continue reading

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Last dinner at home with roomies.

The first session of the Hague Academy ended last week, so two of our roommates and myself were moving out of the apartment.  Unfortunately, our Thai roommate had prior dinner plans, so the rest of us cooked a modest dinner … Continue reading

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Vispaleis in Scheveningen (plus Simonis bonus)

One day, it was pretty nice out (i.e. not raining), so my coworkers wanted to go out for lunch.  Some of them were busy, so a couple of us ended up picking up some typical Dutch snacky fishy foods and … Continue reading

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Guess what I’ve been doing? :)

And of course: Gransjean Wine & Deli Bankastraat 12 2585 EN The Hague, Netherlands Purchased: trout caviar roe, frozen blini, 100 g mousse de canard.  Wanted: buerre et sel, huge black truffles, venison bresaola, etc.

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Jimbaran – Indonesian food in the Hague

Easy walking distance from my apartment and across the street from the Palace Noordeinde.  I’ve never had Indonesian food, so I have nothing to compare it to.  It reminded me of a mash-up of Chinese, Indian, Thai, and (what little … Continue reading

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