After many years spent in restaurants, bars, and catering, Lauren Mote and Jonathan Chovancek decided to get to the heart of flavour by making it from scratch in the form of Bittered Sling Extracts, their ever-expanding range of handcrafted bitters.
Fashion academics revel in the sociological landscape that can be mapped on the runway each season. Tracing the history of a pair of blue jeans can tell us more about the last century than any garment created by the style-defining hands of Coco Chanel or Christian Dior.
Amsterdam has the mind and body of a big bustling city, internationally influenced and brimming with remarkable cultural attractions. But it also has the soul of an old village. The charm is still there, and there are plenty of curiosities to amuse and inspire.