The last time I was in My Old Dutch Denis Bergkamp was playing for Arsenal and I could climb a flight of stairs at a tube station two at a time. MOD, I'm glad to say, has aged better than I have in the intervening years.
We meet the best restaurant manager of the year. And watch a fire show.
Delft, mansplaining and bitterboellen at the de Hooch exhibition. Oh, and excellent beer. A good place to duck out of the rain.
A show stopper of a dinner at Sama Sebo. Old school dining with gut busting portions. Highly recommended.
A 5am start in London meant that by the time I’d dumped my stuff at the hotel and got to the Rijksmuseum for lunch I was hungry and slightly ratty. Grub was needed before culture. A small wait for a table was natural enough and it’s a pleasant room to wait in the atrium of…