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Rutabaga
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Rutabaga

I’ve just been to test the newly-opened Rutabaga, on the Chausée de Waterloo, because my plaintive* (*lazy) requests for info on the Internet came to nothing and I wanted to put it in a Brussels Guide. I’m glad I went though. It’s a cute space on the corner of Franz Merjay and Ch de Waterloo, … Continue reading

Ars Vinorum
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Ars Vinorum

Here’s Ars Vinorum from May’s Metropolitan. This is sadly the last long form review: the mag has moved to much shorter resto recs, which I’m still writing, but with less space to salivate and rant and generally enjoy myself. Booo. Anyway, I love Ars Vinorum. It’s round the corner from my former workplace and the combination … Continue reading

Dinner in the Sky
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Dinner in the Sky

On Friday under a gloweringly grey Brussels ‘summer’ sky I joined 21 others to dangle off a giant crane at 50 metres altitude on the Mont des Arts to eat Michelin starred food whilst tightly strapped to a table, at the incredibly kind invitation of American Express for Dinner in the Sky. I can’t pretend I … Continue reading

Silent Saturday
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Silent Saturday

So, I’ve just read this book (yes, I occasionally do something other than eat and bitch, shut up) and I want to tell you about it.     It’s a thriller set in the sleepy, prosperous expat-filled suburbs of Brussels. 17-year-old Veerle is stiflingly bored and sick of looking after her clingy, needy mother when … Continue reading

Kokuban
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Kokuban

OH HAI neglected Belgian blog. I have so much to tell you but I have been horribly, unusually busy. I haven’t even had time to sit around watching my favourite owl webcam. Tsk. Anyway, one of the things I was busy doing was writing a review of a place Metropolitan has ALREADY reviewed, before my … Continue reading