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..
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In Blaasveld, near Mechelen, you can visit distillery de Molenberg, where the Gouden Carolus single malt whiskey is distilled. The base of this whiskey is the mash of Gouden Carolus Tripel beer made in the brewery Het Anker in Mechelen. Guided tour During the guided tours you get a very good and enjoyable explanation of..
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..
Being born and raised in Aalst (Belgium), I really have to promote its ´world-famous’ carnival. Although not as famous as the carnival in Rio or Venice it still attracts around 90000 people to the parade on Sunday each year. If you are in Belgium around that time, you must come and celebrate carnival in Aalst…
Every year during Christmas holiday, my boyfriend and I go to the Belgian coast for the day for a nice walk and some good food. Although we normally go to Blankenberge, this year we decided to go to Ostend. After a very cold walk at the beach (you can find some pictures here), we decided..
Because of a job interview near Hasselt, we decided to combine it with a nice lunch close by: De Waterput in Diepenbeek. When we arrived, we were the second customers but we were soon joined by a number of other people. Again, I decided to take a salad, this one was with chicken and fruit. My..
My boyfriend and I had lunch on the market place in Mechelen at De Witte Vos. We visited it before about 2 years ago so we knew it was good. I ordered a salad with chicken and mushrooms while my boyfriend just loves his meat and ordered a steak. We were given some bread while..
If you are a meat lover and want to try horse steak, you have to go to Horse House. They serve steak of 350, 500, or 750 gram with a sauce of your choice and baked to your wishes. The steak is accompanied with fries and some salad. It is not a big restaurant so booking a..
On a Sunday we decided to go to the Belgian coast. After parking our car in Blankenberge we took the tram to Wenduine. At Vin Dune we ordered a pancake Mikado with vanilla ice-cream, whipped cream, and hot chocolate sauce. The pancakes were freshly baked and were so good. I like the hot pancakes and chocolate sauce combined with..