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Midi market
Eat / Shop

Midi market

I love Midi market, loud and busy and joyful and gloriously cheap. It reminds me a tiny bit of Brick Lane on a Sunday. Here’s what I bought today, quite restrained: Four mangoes for €2, a giant lump of ginger for €0,60, all those green chilies for €1 and the coriander for €0,25. There was breakfast too, … Continue reading

Neptune
Eat

Neptune

Neptune in Metropolitan (the last sentence is missing from the English version, sigh). Love this place. As a bonus you get a hideous picture of me looking like a hamster and talking about female run restos. I nearly had a nervous breakdown trying to find a picture for that. I mean, you’ve seen my pictures. I’m … Continue reading

Maru
Eat

Maru

Maru is that cat that jumps in and out of boxes, isn’t it? It’s also a new Korean restaurant in Brussels and arguably the first real one. There’s Hana on St Boniface, but it rather spookily does Japanese and Korean, so possibly doesn’t count. Though I like it. Screw authenticity and give me a massive bowl of … Continue reading

God Save The Cream
Drink / Eat / Shop

God Save The Cream

I have literally no idea what would possess someone to open an English café in Brussels, but they have and it is rather lovely. Just behind Place Stéphanie, God Save the Cream has William Morris wallpaper and proudly stodgy British cakes and Rose Bakery style salads and quiches for lunch. Everything is of course local … Continue reading