Fusillo
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Journal

 
 

Journal

 

A selection of stories we want to share: they inspired us and taught something new. Travelling to beautiful destinations, knowing brilliant people, eating delicious meals and discovering new brands makes our creativity always increasing.

 
 

Amsterdam

 
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The first thing people usually think when you say you visited Amsterdam are the coloured houses, amount of canals, Vincent Van Gogh and the famous ‘I Amsterdam’ letters. However, Amsterdam is so much more. It’s love for a cycling lifestyle, it’s beautiful concept stores; it’s amazing coffee roasters and most of all it’s people. We tried to discover another side of this amazing city and we even found cocoa fusilli!

 
 
 

 
 

Cafes

 

LOT SIXTY ONE COFFEE ROASTERS

Lot sixty one roasts their own coffee. You can tell as soon as you walk through the door, it is Amsterdam‘s trendiest cafe, though it has an authentic feel. It is relaxed with a friendly feel but is serious about coffee.

 
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Kinkerstraat 112
1053 ED Amsterdam
http://www.lotsixtyonecoffee.com/

 

 
 

BOCCA COFFEE

New to Amsterdam but wise with coffee, Bocca has good taste in aesthetics. Each beverage is made with precision and time, and will always be served with a perfect latte leaf. The cafe is a beautiful large space and is suited to anyone who visits Amsterdam. Bocca also roasts their own coffee.

 
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Kerkstraat 96HS
1017 GP Amsterdam
https://www.bocca.nl/

 

 
 

STACH FOOD

Part store, part cafe, Stach provides healthy food for all times of the day. With the feel of a cozy healthfood store, Stach is a place to visit when you want to feel like a local shopping for special food that makes you feel good.

 
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Admiraal de Ruijterweg 77
1057 Amsterdam
http://www.stach-food.nl/

 

 
 

TOKI

Famous for it’s beautiful marble table tops and unique design, Tokiho focuses on creating a comfortable atmosphere with a positive vibe. Serving coffee and cake from 7:30 – 18:00 this cafe is a perfect local hangout spot.

 
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Binnen Dommersstraat 15
1013 HK Amsterdam
http://www.tokiho.amsterdam/

 

 
 

SCANDINAVIAN EMBASSY

Scandinavian Embassy is one of our favourites. It is a simple cafe, but makes you feel at home the first time you go. It has a beautiful big window which fogs up in the winter and creates the perfect cozy feel. It’s not hard to enjoy a coffee here, and the latte art is outstanding too.

 
 
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Sarphatipark 34
1072 PB Amsterdam
http://scandinavianembassy.nl/

 

 
 

SLA

If you want a fresh, healthy salad from a fixed menu or created by yourself, this place is perfect. With pretty interiors and a trendy, comfortable feel, Sla is somewhere to eat when you want good food for your soul with a relaxed atmosphere.

 
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Westerstraat 34
1015 MK Amsterdam
http://ilovesla.com/

 

 
 

THRILL GRILL

Thrill Grill is the kind of place you should go to when you just want a good old burger. Open for both lunch and dinner, they provide food that will make your taste buds happy.

 
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Gerard Doustraat 98
1072 VX Amsterdam
http://www.thrillgrill.nl/

 
 

 
 

Stores

 

COTTON CAKE

Cotton Cake is a concept store that involves shopping and coffee. They’re selection of clothing and food is evidently well thought out, and you instantly feel cool when stepping into the all white space. The perfect stop for a quick coffee and browse!

 
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1e van der Helststraat 76-hs,
1072 NZ Amsterdam
http://cottoncake.nl/

 

 
 

WILDERNIS

All types of beautiful plants hang from the ceiling, making you feel like you’re in a modern jungle space with well thought out products to accompany it. Each item in the store is consistent with the brand and makes visiting a special experience.

 
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Bilderdijkstraat 165F
1053 KP Amsterdam
http://wildernisamsterdam.nl/

 

 
 

SIX AND SONS

Six and Sons is a shop where you want to buy everything. They have a lot of ‘things’ that make you want to pick them up, and keep them. They even have a little coffee machine upstairs if your in need of a caffeine hit!

 
 
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Haarlemmerdijk 31
1013 KA Amsterdam
http://www.sixandsons.com/

 

 
 

RESTORED

Restored is unique for its simplicity. They offer a selection of accessories on trend and with style. The shop is a beautiful place to wonder around and feeds inspiration to you with each step.

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Haarlemmerdijk 39
1013 KA Amsterdam
http://restored.nl/

 

 
 

CONCRETE MATTER

If you want to feel like your in a re-styled fashionable camping store, go to Concrete Matter. They have a collection of goodies that make you want to travel the world.

 
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Haarlemmerdijk 127
1013 KE Amsterdam
http://www.concrete-matter.com/

 

 
 

SUKHA

Sukha is one of Amsterdam’s most unique stores. With all white, light wood and neutral colours, you instantly feel relaxed when walking into this store. Everything it sells is high quality and promotes a simple but happy lifestyle.

 
 
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Haarlemmerstraat 110
1013 EW Amsterdam
http://www.sukha-amsterdam.nl

 

 
 

THE DARLING

The darling has three cosy levels of women’s clothing, accessories and homewares. It feels like a bedroom of someone with perfect dutch taste. A mix of trend and vintage with a beautiful layout.

 
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Haarlemmerdijk 43
1013 Amsterdam
http://thedarlingamsterdam.com/

 
 

 
 

Barbers

 

CUT THROAT

Cut Throat is a new barber in Amsterdam, with a coffee shop connected on the side. With its dimmed lights, and leather aproned staff, you instantly feel like you’ve entered an up to date hang out spot.

 
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Beursplein 5
1012 JW, Amsterdam
http://www.cutthroatbarber.nl/

 

 
 

BARBER SHOP (HUTSPOT)

Imagine walking along the street and seeing a trendy clothing store, but then you notice that downstairs there is a corner barbershop. You get to relax, shop and watch life outside all at once.

 
 
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Van Woustraat 4
1073 LL Amsterdam
http://www.hutspot.com/locations/barbershop/

 

 
 

BARBER

Barber is full of design and knick knacks. The piped lights and white brick walls make it feel like you’re in a design magazine, and the thought out decor makes you want to start collecting unique objects for your home.

 
 
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Binnen Oranjestraat 24
1013 JA Amsterdam
http://www.barber.nl/

 
 

 
 

Museums

 

RIJKSMUSEUM RESEARCH LIBRARY

Although the library is smaller than you expect and is only for viewing, it provides a majestic feel as soon as you step into the room. It’s history is rich, and one instantly starts to imagine a life when the library was in full use.

 
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Museumstraat 1
1071 XX Amsterdam
https://www.rijksmuseum.nl

 

 
 

We also like:

 

Anna + Nina

Kloveniersburgwal 44
1022 CW Amsterdam
http://www.anna-nina.nl/

 

Volkshotel

Wibautstraat 150
1091 GR Amsterdam
https://www.volkshotel.nl/

 

Friedhats

Balboastraat 29BG
1057 VT Amsterdam
http://friedhats.com/