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Eva Jan 17, 2002 10:39 AM

Any good restaurant recommendations would be much appreciated for a nice Saturday evening meal.
Thanks very much !

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    Sweet Willie RE: Eva Jan 17, 2002 11:00 AM

    I've got some great recommendations, but what are you looking for. Local Netherlands meal or ethnic that is done well?

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      Eva RE: Sweet Willie Jan 18, 2002 04:38 AM

      Everything and anything ! No fussy eaters on the trip so whatever you can give me would be great.
      Thanks.

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        Sweet Willie RE: Eva Jan 18, 2002 02:57 PM

        Scroll down in the international thread and you will find what I ate as well as what other chowhounds recommended to eat.

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          Sweet Willie RE: Sweet Willie Jan 18, 2002 03:00 PM

          Forgot to mention, do not miss eating Rajistaffl (sp?) if you have not had it before. There are too many good spots in AMS to list and I have never been disappointed at any Indonesian restaurant that serves it.

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      David Boyk RE: Eva Jan 17, 2002 06:39 PM

      If you want Dutch food, I went to an excellent, somewhat fancy, place near the Oude Kerk (unless it was near the Nieue Kerk). Unfortunately, I forget the name. I also had a terrific Indian meal at Koh-I-Noor on Amsteldijk Street (I'm sorry if my names are off; it was a couple of years ago). I forget the Indonesian (Chinees-Indisch) restaurant I went to, but I had an amazing rijsttafel. Ask around when you get there; I'm sure there are a number of good places. I haven't been to the Five Flies, but I've been told it's good. Really, though, you can't get bad food there.

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