Wow hey? :looks around and sees the date of my last post: Whoops…
It has been brought to my attention that though most of my social media interaction has moved to Instagram and Twitter, and then re-posted on Facebook, there are some wonderful people out there who only read and therefore miss these blog updates. So let me catch you up a bit!
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“In vino veritas is a Latin phrase that translates “in wine [there is the] truth”. ” Source.
It’s not often in this crazy world where you get to meet your blogging friends. But when someone whose blog you follow, opens up an Italian Wine Bar, that seems to me like the perfect excuse to go on an excursion to Utrecht!
I began following The Flamingo in Utrecht when I got to the Netherlands and was looking for other expat experiences of living in the Netherlands. So of course when she and her partner opened an Italian wine bar I knew I would have to go and visit and meet her! Then when Himself suggested a day trip to Utrecht, I knew that the stars had aligned, and I knew exactly where we should be going! Would you like to know more?
Sometimes it’s only in the middle of showing friends around this beautiful city that I remember how long we’ve been here. (We lived on this very canal at one point.)
We remember every day how lucky we are to live in such a beautiful city. Would you like to know more?
We had a treat this weekend! Himself placed in an art competition at our favourite café, and won (which he was kind enough to take me to) a tasting and glass of wine for two people at the Wine Bar – Screaming Beans.
Well! Where to even begin?!? I’ll start by saying that everything we had was amazing, subtle, delicate, and yet rich and satisfying. We allowed the kitchen to choose our meal for us, because it’s always fun to put yourself in the hands of the professionals! Would you like to know more?
Who needs tea and cake when you can have espresso martinis and a good cheese platter?