Two things I always take into consideration whenever I'm eating out are whether the portions served are filling, and whether they match the amount of money I'm paying for them.
It was no different when my sisters came to visit me a few weeks ago. During their visit, we stayed at a hotel in Amsterdam and planned to explore as much of the city as possible in the few days we had together. That meant that we had little time for other things - such as grabbing a bite to eat.
However, we still wanted the meals we did have time for to be enjoyable and filling, and we hoped we'd find a nice restaurant nearby where we could get just that...
Whenever I ask one of my classmates where I can grab a quick but tasty bite to eat in between classes, the answer I usually get is, "You should try Bagels and Beans!"
However, despite its obvious popularity, I was still reluctant to eat at Bagels & Beans Café. For starters, I'm not one to go with the crowd - especially when it comes to food; secondly, I've never really understood bagels or felt the urge to try them out. Nevertheless, it's exactly where I ended up one chilly Saturday afternoon...