Somehow I never made it to Peck 47, until last week. I had heard and read great things about the place, so I walked in with high expectations. I liked it, but didn’t leave raving about it, as others seemed to do. … continue reading.
New eateries keep on opening on Chaussée de Charleroi, which is great! King Kong settled down a couple of weeks ago, a Peruvian snack bar with a stunning decor. … continue reading.
THIS SHOP UNFORTUNATELY CLOSED DOWN.Another new concept store, yes! I love them, because they sell a little bit of everything and are the perfect place to discover new brands. You’ll find Origami down Rue des Chartreux, right across from the Italian restaurant Divino.
Biting into this ‘pastel de nata’ was one of the tastiest experiences ever. Sweet, creamy, crusty … it put a big smile on my face! This delicious custard tart comes from Le Petit Forcado, a Portuguese bakery on Chaussée de Charleroi. … continue reading.
A brasserie on Sablon, open since 1968 and a menu featuring the very best of Belgian food. Add great service, a bit of a nostalgic vibe and Belgian artwork on the walls … and you get Au Vieux Saint-Martin. … continue reading.
Christmas is the time of the year we all send each other greeting cards. Some of them are ugly, some delicate, some kitsch … If you’ve had enough of that, Le Typographe sells a great alternative: quality paper ones with a simple print, handmade in Brussels. … continue reading.
The ‘pistolet’ used to be quite the hero of many bakeries. A small round bun, crisp on the outside and very light and fluffy inside. It has lost some popularity over the years (to the bigger baguette), but there’s a new eatery at Sablon, keen to restore the pistolet in all its glory. … continue reading.
John & Rose is an art café on Rue de Flandre: a very spacious place with art on the walls and a lovely food and drinks menu. … continue reading.
I’ve been wanting to visit this place for ages, but I never got around to it. A birthday celebration this weekend was the perfect opportunity though. And Hortense did not disappoint. … continue reading.