Bake your own ‘Kruidnoten’

The fifth of December is the day we celebrate Sinterklaas in The Netherlands. 'Kruidnoten' are the small round cookies that Sinterklaas is handing out to all the sweet children. These bite sized cookies are a t...

The Matured Manhattan

There is a mistaken belief that Manhattans are always stirred and never shaken, however traditions for both preparations go back to the late 1800s. We chose to go our own way and mix our Manhattan in an oak bar...

World Class Cocktail

Last week, we featured our first OCCO cocktail. This week the World Class Cocktail will make you want to visit OCCO as soon as possible. For many of us our taste for Tequila was ruined at a very young age, m...

Signature COCKTAILS by OCCO

Among all the amazing cocktails that are served at OCCO, three of them require a little extra attention. Not just because they are that good (they definitely are that good) but because they can give you an idea...

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 ...

The Dylan Secrets: Vinkeles

Restaurant Vinkeles is a unique destination in the heart of Amsterdam. The intimate and historic setting offers the perfect ambiance to enjoy the refined dishes of Chef Dennis Kuipers and his brigade. As Restau...

CHEF’S TRAVELS: WAGYU

To the Dutch Island of Texel for the finest lamb and white asparagus to Tokyo, Japan for the finest Wagyu beef… Chef Dennis Kuipers literally travels the globe to find the finest products, ingredients and tons ...

Vinkeles in Barbou

Enjoy Vinkeles’ finest dishes with Garden view . New at The Dylan: Michelin-starred fine dining for up to 14 guests in our Historical Barbou private dining Room. Gather your guests, friends or family for a ...