Where to eat in the Hague by a local: Affordable restaurants in Den Haag

Where to eat in the Hague by a local: Affordable restaurants in Den Haag

Enough people have visited me in the Hague that I felt that it was time to put together a little eating guide with my favorite restaurants in the Hague.  I prioritize authentic and good food over a fancy atmosphere.  As a result, I’ve left off some of the many high caliber restaurants in the Hague worth visiting if you’re open to splurging a little.  (I also left off junk food in the Hague!).  I include plenty of options for vegetarians and vegans.

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Where to find the best breakfast and brunch in the Hague by a resident

Where to find the best breakfast and brunch in the Hague by a resident

Is it weird that I consider breakfast a very important food group?  Maybe it’s my American upbringing, but I am a huge fan of breakfast and brunch.  This post is about the best brunch/breakfast cafes in the Hague by one very biased American couple living in the Hague.  I hope you get very hungry while reading this as I’m already planning my next brunch for this weekend…. I will be updating it periodically as new places open and other close.

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Your insider guide to best beer in the Hague with the best craft beer bars

Your insider guide to best beer in the Hague with the best craft beer bars

I’ve been in the Hague for almost a year now and I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the thriving craft beer scene in the Hague!  As a craft beer lovers, both of us have been very busy trying out all the various breweries around the Hague and we solemnly promise to try to keep this updated as new exciting breweries come to the Hague.  I include my favorite craft beer bars in the Hague as well as beer shops.

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2 glimpse: The new way to meet locals while traveling

2 glimpse: The new way to meet locals while traveling

One of the hardest things to do is to meet locals while traveling.  I write this as someone who has traveled extensively, but not always found someone that I’ve clicked with.  I recently tried out a new website called 2 glimpse.  I’ll be discussing how I made a friend while traveling using this great alternative to Couchsurfing!   This is a review of the 2 glimpse website.

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Vlaggetjesdag, Hollandse Nieuwe Haring, and herring in the Netherlands

Vlaggetjesdag, Hollandse Nieuwe Haring, and herring in the Netherlands

Is there anything more Dutch than herring? This favorite fish is a staple of the Dutch diet, yet many foreigners know little about it.  Ever since moving to the Hague, I was lucky enough to experience Vlaggetjesdag, an amazing yearly celebration of herring season in the Netherlands. I’ll be discussing Vlaggetjesdag, Dutch herring, and the amazing cultural legacy of Hollandse Nieuwe Haring.

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20 foods that you must try in New York City by a native New Yorker

20 foods that you must try in New York City by a native New Yorker

If you’re visiting New York City, you’re probably salivating at the thought of the food in New York City.  As a native New Yorker living abroad, I got very hungry while writing this…but I hope that it provides some inspiration for some classic dishes and desserts that you must try in New York City.

I try to focus less on the cool instagram things, instead the classics that never change too much.  That said, I include some crowd favorites. I’ve included also the best places to buy these famous New York foods in New York City.

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