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A Rooftop Dinner in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

August 8, 2017

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We started off with a baked-from-scratch bread loaf served with the most delicious tomato spread and lemonade out on the terrace of her apartment, which overlooked the rooftops of Amsterdam. Anne Maike’s roof garden had amazing views of the city. We were even able to climb up to the very top of her building to see Amsterdam’s famous museum square!

After we devoured the bread (it was soooo delicious) we started with our first course: a spiralized zucchini salad with burrata and herbs picked straight from her garden. Jacob is not a big salad eater, but he couldn’t stop raving about this one! If you want to try some healthy and fresh recipes, book a dining experience at Anne Maike’s apartment.

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Everything about the dinner was just excellent. Anne Maike and Carmen both love to cook — they both got involved with Vizeat after wanting to practice different recipes and work on their cooking skills, and it just stuck. Everything from the pasta to the salads and wine was delicious, and I felt like I was having dinner in an Anthropologie catalog!

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Once we were significantly stuffed, we learned what was for dessert — homemade dark chocolate gelato served with coffee. If you’re a chocolate lover, you can understand how I was losing my mind over this ice cream.

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Jacob and I make it a mission to try a new restaurant every other week in Amsterdam, but this dining experience was one of our favorites. Vizeat operates in over 110 countries around the world on hosted meals, food tours, wine tasting and more — and if you’re visiting Amsterdam I’d book a dinner at Anne Maike’s stat!

P.S. a homemade sushi meal in Japan is now at the top of our bucket list. 😉

Thank you to Vizeat for sponsoring this post. 

 

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7 Comments

  • Reply Jimmie August 10, 2017 at 6:33 am

    Anne Maike is a great cook!!!!!

    • Reply - Selena August 13, 2017 at 2:36 pm

      Have you eaten at her place?! Unreal!

  • Reply Hannah August 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    I’m in love with the place! So cute <3 <3

    -Hannah Behind The Lens

    • Reply - Selena August 13, 2017 at 2:36 pm

      Me too! I couldn’t stop obsessing over the decor — and a lot of the plates, decor, etc was handed down to the host by her grandmother! So beautiful…

  • Reply Ruth August 12, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Oh wow this looks amazing!!! What a beautiful experience xoxo

    • Reply - Selena August 13, 2017 at 2:34 pm

      Thanks Ruth! It was a pretty memorable night. I’d definitely recommend the experience. 🙂

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