A no-nonsense bar on Rue du Bailli, with a nice terrace, cheap drinks and always a good vibe. Crowded on Wednesdays, when the Chatelain market is on. … continue reading.
After years of trusting my hair in the hands of Wakko, I made an appointment with the nearest hairdresser a couple of weeks ago. Bad idea. I left the salon with a colour I didn’t like at all. To get things back to normal, a friend suggested her hairdresser, Stephan Wagner. Now, that was a really good idea! … continue reading.
This family-run business is a must-visit if you love Lebanese food. The choice, the taste, the service, Orientalia is an amazing deli for take-outs, but you can eat on the spot as well. … continue reading.
You know those late evenings when it’s too late to get a proper meal and a frozen pizza seems to tick the right box? On my way to get one of those, I bumped into a pizzeria, still open at 22.00. Lucky me, as the pizza was one of the best I’ve had this year. … continue reading.
Rue Haute has a new vintage shop. Before you think ‘oh well, yet another one’, this one has a pretty cool concept. Instead of buying items at a set price, this one sells clothes by weight. At 15 euro per kilo, to be precise. … continue reading.
We’ve recently moved house and I’m looking everywhere to find inspiration for the new home. On a stroll through Uccle, I couldn’t resist a quick pop-in in Hotel Surplus Discount, a furniture shop selling new and second hand hotel items. … continue reading.
There’s a new tea shop near the Churchill roundabout, called Thé-rapy. On the windows, you can see Sigmund Freud sip from a pink cup of tea. There are plenty of flavours to choose from, to suit your every mood. … continue reading.
Close to Place Wiener in Watermael-Boitsfort, a new antiques/vintage shop just opened its doors. It might be quite a trek to get there, but the choice, great prices and super friendly owners make more than up for that. … continue reading.
La Porteuse d’Eau (the water carrier) is an Art Nouveau brasserie in Saint-Gilles. Sit down in the pretty interior with stained glass windows and enjoy a plate of good Belgian food together with one of the many beers on the menu. … continue reading.