like the old Horn and Hardart automats in New York, at the Febo,
food is placed in little self-serve compartments. Good for fresh patat
frites (french fries), but you're taking your chances with anything else.
Another popular fast food chain in Amsterdam is New York City Pizza.
With a variety of toppings they're OK for a fast snack, but be wary in
off hours, sometimes the pizza can sit around for hours, and they have
to reheat it which hardly adds to the flavor.
If you have the time,
it's far better to get a really good pizza at an Italian restaurant for
around $5-$7. The most popular fast food is pomme frites, or what
we call french fries. This is the cheapest, freshest, fast food around
and it's usually excellent. They offer a variety of sauces to put
on it, including mayonaise, curry and ketchup. However the best are
the Belgian type which are usually bigger with even more sauces available.
These shops are few and usually have long lines.
Another good inexpensive meal is at any of the
Sworma or Falafel places. Vegetarians can fill up on Falafel, salads,
hummous and more while the meat eaters pig out on lamb. The Dutch
will often snack on broodjes, sandwiches on rolls with cheese, meat, fish
or salad. They don't quite measure up to american sandwiches (we
put lots more stuff on ours), but they're good in a pinch.
Note:Hungry and in a hurry? Here's some suggestions of where you might find some choice edibles, and places to avoid!
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