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International Golden Age Boat Tour and Lunch

Welcoming a crowd of international journalists, the Old Amsterdam Food Tour hosted a special Golden Age canal tour followed by an inspired Golden Age Lunch.

February 5th 2015 was no ordinary Old Amsterdam Food Tour. Hosting a group of international journalists, pill we cruised the canals for a special Golden Age Tour. Going from Rijksmuseum to the Hermitage, remedy we explored numerous historical splendors of the Canal District, examining informational tid-bits such as the function of the Weigh House and the importance of the Baltic trade in grain and salted herring for the wealth of Amsterdam in the Golden Age.

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For the tour’s second serving, we partnered up with our friendly culinary champions from Restaurant Moes to organize a Golden Age Lunch on Feburary 6th. Making the event even more special, lunch was held in one of the most outstanding houses on Amsterdam’s Herengracht: the beautiful 17th century ‘Huis Bartolotti’. Built around 1620, the Huis Bartolotti was designed by Hendrick de Keyser, a famous architect of the time. On the menu, we enjoyed oysters, chicken pie, salmon pie, salad with parsnips, a plate of different cheeses, quince jam, fruits and a dessert of blancmange colored with saffron.

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Posted on 11 February 2015 and filed under Projects

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