You’ve heard of the famous FEBO right? Food from a wall in Amsterdam? Here are 5 fun facts about Febo you might not know.
FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT FEBO • FOOD FROM THE WALL
FUN FACT #1: What does FEBO mean?
FEBO stands for FErdinand BOlstraat. This is the street in Amsterdam where a shop still stands near the Albert Cuypmarkt. It started out as a bakery called Maison FEBO and was located nearby on Amstelveenseweg. And what does the FEBO tagline “De Lekkerste” mean? De Lekkerste means “The Tastiest”. Do you agree?
FUN FACT #2: How many FEBO shops are there in the Netherlands?
There are about 60 shops all over the Netherlands, and more than 20 shops in Amsterdam.
FUN FACT #3: What is the most popular item sold at FEBO?
Someone actually tasted many of the foods at FEBO and ranked their favorites. Our hero! According to them, the tastiest item is the kaassoufflé (cheese soufflé), a puffed pastry shell with melted cheese inside. Others vote for the frikandel, the kipburger and the kipstick (my personal FEBO fave).
FUN FACT #4: How do you pronounce FEBO anyway?
FEBO is pronounced “fay – bo”. So easy! You can even say it when you are drunk. Try saying “Ferdinand Bolstraat snackbar met frituur uit de muur” five times fast.
FUN FACT #5: Are there FEBO snackbars outside of the Netherlands?
Yes! There is a sister to FEBO in Brazil. It is called Quickies. Too awesome.
Have you tried FEBO? What did you think? Find the FEBO nearest you: febodelekkerste.nl
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