The Experimental Gastronomy Project Reinvents + Reimagines Dining Out

A collective that invites artists to craft tableware and renowned chefs to concoct dishes that match

The Dutch creative collective Steinbeisser (which translates to “biting on rock”) was founded in 2009 by Jouw Wijnsma and Martin Kullik. In 2012, the pair formed the Experimental Gastronomy Project, a string of fine dining events designed to dismiss preconceived notions about dining out. Guests would sip from intricate, artist-made cups and eat from plates with mountainous ridges through them or boards crafted to look …

Holland Heineken House at the Winter Olympics

Viewing the Games through a uniquely orange lens

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are coming to a close and we’ve seen heartwrenching disappointment but also records broken, comebacks from injuries, commentator bloops and dismissals, multiple wardrobe malfunctions, and new faces to cheer on—regardless of nationality. The spotlight has been on the world’s best athletes, creating a sense of community in a time when when it’s most needed. For Dutch Olympians, …

Tulips Turn the Netherlands’ Countryside into Art

Millions of tulips have turned the outskirts of Lisse, the Netherlands into a modern masterpiece. Between mid-March and mid-May, nearly 800 varieties of the flower bloom, turning the usually monochromatic Dutch countryside into something of a natural wonder, as thick strokes of bright, almost artificial-looking color create a beautifully striped landscape. The flowers are part of the country’s massive flower farms, which, in 2014, produced …