Lasagne and Tiramisu

Think of some of the great double acts – Laurel and Hardy, fish and chips, peaches and cream. Well, there’s an Italian equivalent – lasagne and tiramisu – and that’s also the name of a small “chain” of eateries in Brussels. The name was born out of a the simplest of events: a school fancy…

“New kid on the block” for Brussels’ culinary scene

The Belgian culinary scene is constantly evolving, introducing new practices and innovations – and an exciting new collaboration in Brussels is no exception. With the food/horeca industry now more popular than ever, “We are C” has partnered with the Bouchée Double studio to launch the “Foodio.” We Are C is a “One Stop Shop” agency run by food communication…

Brussels Monopoly

Here’s an offer you might find hard to resist – buying the European Parliament and NATO’s new state-of-the-art HQ in Brussels. Both are up for grabs – at least on the new Monopoly board which has just been launched. A brand new Brussels version of the kids’ favourite  features some of the city’s best-known tourist spots….

Rouge Tomate

Next month marks some key milestones for one of Brussels’ best eateries. On October 10 Rouge Tomate celebrates 18 years since it was launched and three years since the opening of its (highly popular) cocktail bar above it. Oh, and it is also the 48th birthday of co-owner Thierry Naoum. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of…

July 2019 Busiest in history of Brussels Airport

More than 2.7 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in July. although early summer was marked by disruptions to the baggage handling system . In July, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.7 million passengers, representing a 2.7% increase compared to July 2018, and above all making July 2019 the busiest month in Brussels Airport’s history….

Voisin: New Kid in Town

It is the new kid on the block – the latest eatery to open in arguably the city’s most bohemian quarter. The area around Place du Chatelain in Ixelles is renowned for the number of good quality restaurants serving the area’s particularly diverse mix of nationalities. It is not easy for a new entrant on…

La Quincaillerie: promoting traceable and sustainable food

Traceability has become a much-used buzzword in recent years and many restaurants now make a big thing of their efforts in this regard. But La Quincaillerie, a popular restaurant in Ixelles, has been pushing for this philosophy for many years. In fact, if you’re looking for good quality cuisine that is also sourced in a…

Guide Delta 2019

It is widely regarded as the “bible” for food lovers in Belgium and, this year, the Delta Guide also honours up and coming new restaurants. For its 42nd edition, the Delta Guide Brussels selected 840 restaurants, including 70 new ones, and 140 hotels. Classified from A to Z they cover every neighbourhood in the city…

Brussels Relives the Spirit of the Renaissance

Calling all history buffs – the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. Many activities are offered from now until September, including talks and guided walks through the city which allow visitors explore the time of Charles V, the most powerful emperor of the 16th century. This year, to celebrate the 450th anniversary…

Brussels Iconic Restaurant Chez Leon Receives New Kitchen

They say spring is a good time for a makeover and that’s exactly what one of Brussels’s best known restaurants has just had. Chez Leon, something of an institution here, has just reopened its kitchen after a major refurbishment and that is good news for its legions of fans. It means the food can now be…