Although the city is infested with " Argentinian" restaurants, there are almost no real ones.
Funny the link in post #2 mentions one of the most expensive chin...
And King's day on the 27th
for ic trains, look at the dutch railway site
here ya go
Use www.9292ov.nl/en to plan your trip to the winter village in Amsterlveen .
Easiest way from Central station is the metro. Takes around 40 minutes.
Link in #4 does provide most of the gay bars. As you can see , most of them are located on the Amstel and the Regulierslangstraat.
If you're more into the leat...
Yes you can.
Bus will drop you off right at the entrance 45 minutes ride
Train will be 30 minutes, after which you take a leisurely 15 minutes walk leading acro...
I've seen them being used at big conventions in Amsterdam. If you organise something, you don't want to walk around for several kilometres a day.
Definately try to get to the Vondelpark with the kids. Its only once a year
you can always go to the ZS
Nieuwmarkt is just one of the busier squares in the centre of Amsterdam with lots of bars and restaurants. The Wallen (Red light District) and Chinatown is next...