Entries by Sanne

Sommeliers Choice: Veuve Clicquot Champagne

The story of the Wine House Veuve Clicquot starts with Mrs. Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin who made the company to what it is today. In 1772 a banker and wool merchant Mister Phillippe Clicquot-Muiron started producing sparkling wine in the Champagne region of France. His son François Clicquot married Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin in 1798. They shared their passion […]

Naughty Amsterdam

The Dutch and their openness De Wallen is the oldest, prettiest yet most controversial part of Amsterdam. So, why did this area become a red-light district? We could only give a complex answer to this seemingly simple question. But in the end, it all comes down to the history, liberalism and economy of the city. […]

Concierge’s Choice September: Meet The Dylan’s Culinary Partner De Kaaskamer

With our unbeatable location on the prominent Keizersgracht, surrounded by the charm of the 9 Straatjes, The Dylan lives and breathes the Amsterdam spirit. That’s why we collaborate with local powerhouses to bring you the most authentic experience during your stay. For this month’s Concierge’s Choice, we are introducing you to one of our culinary […]

Sommeliers Choice: La vie en rosé

– by Natasja Noorlander, Maître at Restaurant Vinkeles The sun is out, so it is my job to make sure that we have enough rosé wine in store. This nice refreshing wine is great to drink in the sun on the terrace. However, rosé is not only for us to enjoy outside, it can also […]

”The first woman on the Dutch stage” – Ariana Nozeman

The architect, Jacob van Campen, was commissioned to build a stone theatre in 1632. Van Campen was inspired by classical Italian architecture, as was later shown when Amsterdam Town Hall (the current Royal Palace on the Dam) was built. He must have been mainly influenced by the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, a building by the […]

Jouke’s Choice: Cheese

It is time for ‘’cheese’’ in this new issue of The Dylan Mag. And the honor is mine to tell you about it. My name is Jouke. I have been working at Restaurant Vinkeles and Bar Brasserie OCCO since 2011 and since a couple of years I am the one who is responsible for all […]

Concierge’s Choice July: The Great Outdoors

Restaurateurs are sweeping their terraces, the parks have turned into a sea of green. Time to pack a picnic, dig out your swimsuit and soak up the warmth and joys of the great outdoors. In Amsterdam, that means lounging in the soft grass of a city park, going for a swim in the Amstel or […]

Where the Locals Go: Discover The Dylan’s Immediate Surroundings

Who says you can only discover a city when you’re a tourist? Sometimes a staycation is all you need to see your home with fresh eyes. With The Dylan’s unbeatable location on the charming Keizersgracht, you will be close to all the sights, shops and attractions that make Amsterdam, Amsterdam. Culture & Museums The Dylan […]

The Dylan & J.P. Audio Visual

To make our events extra special we work together with our partner J.P. Audio Visual. The people behind J.P. know exactly how to provide the right equipment for any event. We are very glad with their professionality and flexibility and that is why we dedicate an article to them in our Dylan Mag.   Who […]