Soulpicks Experts

Joram Roukes

Joram Roukes

Painter / Muralist in Amsterdam

Check out a day in the life of visual artist Joram Roukes. Follow Joram around town while he visits his favorite Soulpicks.

Olaf van Gerwen

Olafvan Gerwen

Creative Director of Food Marketing.

Founder of Chuck Studios - where food goes to get famous. I like my food delish, my beats filthy and my bass loud. Preferably in small-scale venues.

Aukje Dekker


Founder nightclub SEXYLAND

Founder of conceptual nightclub SEXYLAND in Amsterdam Noord, visual artist and founder of The Eddie the Eagle Museum - for the Art of Trying').

Tanja Klein Nijenhuis

TanjaKlein Nijenhuis

Owner Michelin Star Restaurant

Herberg Onder de Linden, a Michelin Star restaurant in Groningen. Sommelier and lover of all the good wines.

Manon Wertenbroek


Visual Artist

Swiss/Dutch visual artist. Currently on residency in Rome. Food lover. Known from Foam Magazine, id-UK, The Guardian, British Journal of Photography, and the Swiss Art & Design Award.

Rick Nelson


Co-Founder Oedipus Brewery

Red Light Radio DJ, radio maker, co-founder of Oedipus Brewing, and organizer of the Kimchi Beer Festival. Lover of high and low cuisine and dancing. Let’s have a beer!

Lilian Stolk


Founder Art Platform The Hmm

Emoji researcher, co-founder of The Hmm (a platform for contemporary visual arts), historian, illustrator, and writer of Het Zonder Woordenboek.

Philip Powel


Artistic Director of Venue Bird

Founder and artistic director of Bird Rotterdam and winner of Laurenspenning.

Joram Roukes


Visual Artist | Muralist

Amsterdam-based visual artist, global muralist, and good food connoisseur. Exhibitions in cities such as Paris, Berlin, Los Angeles, and New York.

Daan de Greef

Daande Greef

Owner Baskèts Store

I started as a student at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, before finding my creative outlet in building the Baskèts Company from scratch in 2012. Baskèts connects and unites sneaker culture, street culture, and contemporary fashion.

Sophie Van der Perre

SophieVan der Perre

Fashion Photographer

Photographer based in Amsterdam, represented by Halal and Carole Lambert.

Dimitri Madimin


Art, Music and Cultural Expert

Dr. Madimin AKA Dim Browski • Visual Artist, Researcher, Composer, DJ and Cultural Expert based in Amsterdam. • Founder of Ruyzdael, KISS Escort and

Ron Simpson


Founder Restaurant The Avocado Show

Founder of the first all-avocado restaurant of Amsterdam and serial entrepreneur. The Avocado Show is the hotline for good food, amazing events, and city secrets. Also, avocado aficionado.

Jeroen Disch


Design Lead at GRRR

Design Lead at digital design agency GRRR, type lover (especially the soft G) and author of newsletter Halfvet.

Guus Thijssen


Gastronomic Storyteller

Guus (Guustronomie) is a storyteller and advocate for inspiring chefs, restaurateurs and artisans, who are making and serving good food. Guus organizes and presents dinners, food tours, cooking demos, and workshops.

Bas Koopmans


Art Director

Amsterdam based Graphic Designer and Art Director and partner at Unfair Amsterdam, a biannual art fair for young artist.

Robin van Bastelaar

Robinvan Bastelaar

De Librije

Sommelier. Fine wine and good food connoisseur at 3-Michelin Star restaurant De Librije. Previously Sommelier at Michelin star restaurant Herberg onder de Linden.

Victor Abeln


Bartender and First Dates TV Show

Bartender with a love for love. Known from First Dates. Self Proclaimed first date location scout.

Tess Posthumus


Founder Flying Dutchmen Cocktails

Award-winning bartender and founder of Flying Dutchmen Cocktails, winner of Best Cocktail Bar in 2018. Follow my journey, discover new flavors and revisit the old ones.

Otto Kraanen


Owner Record Label Bordello A Parigi

Owner of record label and shop Bordello A Parigi, Italo Disco enthusiast and DJ.

Dani Bordiniuc


Head barista at Lot Sixty One Coffee Roasters

Former corporate turned coffee professional. Live and breathe everything coffee. Passionate home brewer.

Detroit Swindle


Electronic House Music Duo

Detroit Swindle (Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets) is an electronic house music duo from Amsterdam, touring around the globe finding places to eat and buy records. Lars and Maarten founded the record label Heist Recordings.


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