The city’s hotspots are often found in eccentric locations and stand out for their quirkiness, both in design and in the menu. There are cosy cafés to grab a drink in after work, romantic canal-side eateries, Michelin-starred establishments and dance temples for night owls and party animals. After capturing the culinary pearls of Paris and London, photographer Henk van Cauwenbergh brings a third city that is close to his heart to the lens in Amazing Flavours of Amsterdam. Besides the usual suspects, there are undoubtedly new locations and hidden treasures to discover.
Yasser ‘Mierkat’ Booley began producing photographs in 1993 on the eve of the ‘new’ South Africa. He grew up under the high tension of a politically charged South Africa in a conservative Cape Malay family from the Bo-Kaap. From an early age, he became an observant student who wanted to master and capture the eclectic ‘rainbow nation’.