In honor of our Belgian National Holiday, I made a traditional Belgian Beer Stew with fries and a chicory salad. For beer, I used Kasteel donker, a dark Belgian quadrupel, and Rodenbach, a Flemish red-brown ale. Other dark beers that work very well are Leffe dark, Gouden Carolus Classic, and Rochefort 10. For the stew,..
On our day off, we decided to enjoy the beautiful weather in Belgium and headed into the city to grab a bite to eat. I always wanted to go to ViaVia so we hoped they would have a table available outside. We were lucky: the last table available. There is no fixed menu; all the..
Not far from our hotel in Middelkerke (hotel Belle Dune) we had a delicious dinner at De Sauteuse. We made a reservation a few hours in advance to make sure we had a table. And that was a good thing: the restaurant was fully booked that evening and we had the last available table. We..
Not far from the famous Grand Place, you will find Portobelfino. Every week they change the menu and only work with fresh dishes depending on the season and the availability. Because for once the weather was nice in Belgium, we had dinner outside. With our prosecco, 2 appetizers were served: both were delicious We decided..
Although British food isn’t known for being refined, we had some pretty good food while we were in London. Here are some tips if you are planning a trip to London on where to eat. The Admiralty The Admiralty was our first lunch in London, near Trafalgar Square. I had the lamb, feta, and pomegranate salad while..
Located on a small square not far from the Market in Sint-Niklaas and the train station, you find Het Gevoel. A beautiful mansion is the home of this classically decorated restaurant. When we arrive, all the tables are elegantly set with a lot of eye for detail and we can just pick a table. We get..
I love Asian food and luckily I found a friend who agreed to accompany me to Umamido to have some ramen. Ramen is a Japanese dish consisting of noodles served in a yummy broth, flavoured with miso or soy sauce with toppings of pork, vegetables, and sometimes an egg. Although I never had it, I..
De Stokerij is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Ghent, especially on the inside. They serve traditional brasserie style dishes with the menu changing very often. I like that they also serve a decent amount of inventive vegetarian dishes. De Stokerij has also an extensive beer selection and gives a suggestion for every dish..
Celebrating a birthday calls for dinner so we went to Botta ‘N Ik in Grimbergen, near Brussels. Located not far from the basilica, a very beautiful and cozy restaurants welcomes you. Menu Starting of with an aperitif of the house and a mojito, we studied the menu. This menu changes often depending on the season. There..
With a group of friends we went to ‘t Fonduehuisje in Leuven. Here they serve Swiss meat and cheese fondue, as well as raclette or Swiss Chinese fondue. We decided to have gourmet which came with unlimited meat together with sauces, french fries, and salad. This kind of dinners is always nice because I think it..