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…

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…

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…