An interview with Roel Ruijs

Who: Roel Ruijs What: Director of Rooms and F&B Age: 36 What does your function entail? I oversee the Food & Beverage, Reception and Housekeeping departments. This means doing a lot of planning...

Best Beans

This is a story about a unique collaboration between Restaurant Vinkeles and one of their favourite suppliers: Original Beans. A unique, Dutch chocolate brand that aims to restore the biodiversity of forests by...

Sommelier on Tour

Early this month I had the opportunity to visit South Africa together with 8 colleague sommeliers. After a cold and grey start in Amsterdam we arrived on the Southern Hemisphere. The winter has been replaced...

Love for Wagyu

Last year Vinkeles’ main meat supplier Nice to Meat received a golden medal in the World Steak Challenge. Butcher Mikel Pouw owes that title to his longstanding commitment to bring Wagyu beef to Europe. We met ...

Mr. Illy at The Dylan

At The Dylan we love coffee, L-O-V-E, there is no better way to express it. A perfect Cappuccino, a Naked Doppio, Macchiato or a good old fashioned espresso, we cannot get enough of it. So when we got the oppor...