JER (Just Eat Right) – Hasselt

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The Place

Restaurant JER (Just Eat Right) is a fine dining restaurant in the center of Hasselt. It is awarded Continue Reading →

’4 mains’ Benoit Dewitte & Even Ramsik (Zingem)

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The Place

Restaurant Benoit Dewitte is located in Zingem, a small village near Ghent in West Flanders. Continue Reading →

’4 mains vertes’ at Lemonnier (Lavaux-Ste-Anne)

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Restaurant Lemonnier is a gastronomic restaurant and hotel located in Lavaux-Ste-Anne in the Walloon region Continue Reading →

Tr3s Cuisine (Leuven)

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The Place

Restaurant Tr3s Cuisine is located in the culinary heart of Leuven: ‘De Muntstraat’. In this cosy street one can Continue Reading →

De Kristalijn (Genk)

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The Place

Restaurant De Kristalijn is a 1* fine dining restaurant located in Genk, Limburg region, Belgium. The restaurant Continue Reading →

‘t Korennaer (Nieuwkerken)

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The Place

Restaurant ‘t Korennaer is the culinary restaurant from Chef and owner Edwin Van Goethem, located in Continue Reading →

When Neuhaus Meets Whisky (Dutch)

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Whisky & chocolade

De gastronomische mogelijkheden van whisky en chocolade zijn alom bekend. De pairing Continue Reading →

Revisit Veranda (Berchem)

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The Place

For more information about the restaurant and the chef, please find our earlier review here. Continue Reading →

De Treeswijkhoeve (Waalre, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Restaurant De Treeswijkhoeve is a 2 Michelin star restaurant located in the small village of Waalre Continue Reading →

Hofke Van Bazel (Bazel)

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The Place

Hofke Van Bazel is the gastronomic 1* restaurant from Kris De Roy and Gina Miurin. It is located in Bazel, a small  Continue Reading →

Atera (New York, USA)

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The Place

Atera is a 2 Michelin star restaurant located on Worth Street in the TriBeCa area of Lower Manhattan, New York Continue Reading →

Likoké – Revisit May 2014 (Les Vans, France)

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The Place

Likoké is the gastronomic restaurant of Piet Huysentruyt, located in the beautiful Ardèche region in France. Continue Reading →

Jungsik (New York, USA)

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The Place

Jungsik is 2 Michelin star restaurant located on Harrison Street in TriBeCa, Lower Manhattan, New York City (USA). Continue Reading →

The Grill Room (Capella Hotel, Washington, USA)

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The Place

The Grill room is the gastronomic restaurant of the luxurious 5* Capella hotel in Georgetown, Washington Continue Reading →

De Zwethheul (Schipluiden, The Netherlands)

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The Place

2 Michelin star Restaurant De Zwethheul is located in the small village of Zweth, a stone’s throw from Rotterdam. Continue Reading →

Limburg Proeft (Hasselt)

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The Concept

Limburg Proeft is a culinary festival in Hasselt (Limburg, Belgium), where restaurants and caterers present some of Continue Reading →

Bistronomie in the sky (Bruges)

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The Concept

Bistronomie is a well-established concept and dining guide of the best no-nonsense restaurants in Flanders and Continue Reading →

De Mijlpaal (Tongeren)

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The Place

Restaurant De Mijlpaal is a 1 Michelin star restaurant located in one of the shopping streets of Tongeren. Continue Reading →

O&O (Sint-Willebrord, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Restaurant O&O Oriental Cuisine is an Asian inspired gastronomic restaurant located in

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Sea Grill (Brussels)

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The Place

Sea Grill is the 2 Michelin star restaurant from chef and owner Yves Mattagne and is located in the luxurious Continue Reading →

De Godevaart (Antwerp)

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De Godevaart is the gastronomical restaurant from chef Dave De Belder, located in the centre of Antwerp. Continue Reading →

De Jonkman – ‘Vrijdag Visdag’ (Bruges)

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The Place

De Jonkman is the 2 Michelin star restaurant of chef Filip Claeys, located in the outskirts of Bruges. Continue Reading →

Azurmendi (Bilbao, Spain)

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The Place

Restaurant Azurmendi is the brainchild of Chef and owner Eneko Atxa. The 3 Michelin star restaurant Continue Reading →

a’Muze (Opwijk)

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The Place

Restaurant a’Muze is the culinary restaurant from Continue Reading →

Kasteel Van Laarne (Laarne)

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The Place

Kasteel Van Laarne is a gastronomical restaurant located in the outbuildings of the castle of Laarne Continue Reading →

Spetters (Breskens, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Restaurant Spetters is 1 Michelin star restaurant located at the marina of the fishing village of Breskens Continue Reading →

Magis (Tongeren)

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The Place

Restaurant Magis is a gastronomic restaurant located in the centre of the oldest town of Belgium, Tongeren. Continue Reading →

Helsen (Kasterlee)

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The Place

Restaurant Helsen opened its doors in 2011 in Kasterlee (Antwerp province). It is established in Continue Reading →

Bistro Bis Revisit (Tongeren)

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The Place

For more information about the restaurant and the chef, please consult our first review. Continue Reading →

Restaurant Elckerlijc Revisit (Maldegem)

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The Place

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Hof Van Cleve (Kruishoutem)

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The Place

Hof Van Cleve is one of the very best restaurants in the Benelux.  It is located in a farmhouse with a typical Continue Reading →

Hocus Pocus (Nieuwenhove)

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The Place

Restaurant Hocus Pocus is a small restaurant remotely located in Nieuwenhove, a tiny village Continue Reading →

Innesto Revisit (Houthalen)

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The Place

For more information about the place and the chef, please consult our first and second review. Continue Reading →

Terborght Revisit (Huizingen)

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Ter Leepe (Zedelgem)

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The Place

Ter Leepe is a 1 Michelin star restaurant and banquet in Zedelgem (near Bruges) in the West Flanders Continue Reading →

Gigi Il Bullo – Fuck the pasta (Antwerp)

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The Place

Gigi Il Bullo is a small and cozy restaurant in the center of Antwerp. The interior is tastefully decorated with Continue Reading →

L’air des Sens (Zoutleeuw)

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L’air des Sens is a small restaurant in Zoutleeuw, a small town near Sint-Truiden in Belgium. Continue Reading →

Bartholomeus (Heist)

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Bartholomeus is a two Michelin star restaurant on the sea dyke in Heist (Belgium). The restaurant is located

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Mardaga (As)

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The Place

Hotel Mardaga is a hotel and restaurant in As, a small town in Limburg. The hotel boasts 18 luxury Continue Reading →

Gastronomic Adventure in Brussels

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Gastronomy in Brussels

Brussels is not only famous for its wide selection of beers, but also for its top-rated restaurants. This city Continue Reading →

Pastorale (Rumst-Reet)

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The Place

Pastorale is a 2 Michelin star restaurant located in Rumst-Reet, a small town near Antwerp

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Quique Dacosta (Dénia, Spain)

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The Place

Quique Dacosta Restaurante opened its doors in 1981 under the name of elPoblet and slowly Continue Reading →

Danny Vanderhoven (Lanaken)

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The Place

Danny Vanderhoven is a 1 Michelin star restaurant that opened its doors in 2011 in a domestic villa along the Continue Reading →

WY (Brussels) – 4 hands lunch

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The Place

WY Brussels is established in “The Mercedes House” on the Grand Sablon in Brussels. Continue Reading →

De Leest (Vaassen, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Restaurant De Leest (2* Michelin) is located in the quiet town of Vaassen in the Gelderland province, which Continue Reading →

De Kromme Watergang (Slijkplaat, NL)

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The Place

Restaurant De Kromme Watergang is located in the beautiful Zeeland region in The Netherlands. Continue Reading →

Bistro Bis (Tongeren)

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The Place

Bistro Bis is a bistro restaurant in Tongeren, located on the first floor of the 1 Michelin star restaurant MagisContinue Reading →

Resto Bar Pure C (Cadzand, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Resto Bar Pure C (1 * Michelin) is a concept from Sergio Herman (chef and owner of Oud Sluis) and Continue Reading →

Oud Sluis (Sluis, The Netherlands)

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The Place

Restaurant Oud Sluis doesn’t really need an introduction. Located in Sluis (The Netherlands), Continue Reading →

L’air du Temps – Revisited (Liernu)

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The Place

L’air du temps is an exceptional 2 Michelin star restaurant in the Namur province (Belgium). Continue Reading →

Cor De Chasse (Wéris)

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The Place

Cor de Chasse is a hotel and 1 Michelin star restaurant in Wéris, a small town near Durbuy Continue Reading →

6 Zinnen (Hasselt)

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The Place

Restaurant 6 Zinnen is the new restaurant of bed and breakfast ‘6 Zinnen’ in Hasselt, province of Limburg, Continue Reading →

D’Oude Pastorie (Kraainem)

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The Place

D’Oude Pastorie is a brasserie/restaurant located in Kraainem, near Brussels. Continue Reading →

Lunch at Likoké – Passion (Les Vans, France)

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The Place

Likoké is located in the former bistro of Piet Huysentruyt, in the beautiful Ardèche region in France. Continue Reading →

Dinner at Likoké – Excitement (Les Vans, France)

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The Place

Likoké is the name of the final chapter in Chef Piet Huysentruyt’s culinary career: a top restaurant located Continue Reading →

The Glorious – Cocktail Menu (Antwerp)

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The Glorious Winebar & Bistro is a culinary hotspot in Antwerp. The place is particularly known for its Continue Reading →

Spaans Dak – Revisit July 2013 (Oud Heverlee)

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The Place & The Chef

Some restaurants are worth a revisit – or two, or three, or more. Restaurant Spaans Dak is one of them. Continue Reading →

Bollinger Champagne

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Bollinger Champagne

Bollinger is one of the most prestigious champagne brands in the world. With its high profile image and Continue Reading →

Vrienden van de Smaak (Kanne)

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The concept

Vrienden van de Smaak is a refreshing dining concept that was created last year by Continue Reading →

Gin & Tonic – Summer’s here

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Gin & Tonic

Gin Tonic is hot and creative gin cocktails and mixed drinks are rapidly becoming one of the big bar trends in Europe Continue Reading →

Elckerlijc farm & restaurant (Maldegem)

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The Place

We discover Restaurant Elckerlijc in the fields of ‘het Meetjesland’,

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A Priori (Haaltert)

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The Place

A Priori is a 1 Michelin star restaurant in Haaltert, Continue Reading →

WY (Brussels)

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The Place

WY Brussels is established in “The Mercedes House” on the Grand Sablon in Brussels. Continue Reading →

Antwerpen Proeft (Antwerp)

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Culinary festivals are hot. Every self-respecting city should have at least one, and Continue Reading →

St. Nicolas (Ypres)

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The Place

The 2 Michelin star restaurant St. Nicolas is located in rural Elverdinge, near Ypres in Belgium. Continue Reading →

Ellis Gourmet Burger

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Ellis Gourmet Burger concept

Ellis Gourmet Burger is a new concept from 6 young Belgians on a quest for the perfect hamburger.   Continue Reading →

Bloggers dinner @ De Veranda (Berchem)

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The Place & The Chef

De Veranda is one of the most famous ‘bistronomie‘ restaurants in Belgium. It is located in Continue Reading →

Vous Lé Vous revisited (Wimmertingen)

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‘t Zilte – Dinner in the sky (Antwerp)

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The Place

Chef patron Viki Geunes and his wife Viviane Plaquet have been running ‘t Zilte for almost 17 years. Continue Reading →

Spaans Dak / Dagen zonder vlees

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Photo report for the Belgian newspaper “De Standaard” about “Dagen zonder vlees“. Continue Reading →

Mange Tout (Middelkerke)

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The Place

Mange Tout is located in Middelkerke, at the Belgian coast. Continue Reading →

De Tuinkamer (Beerzel)

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The Place

De Tuinkamer is a 1 Michelin star restaurant in Beerzel, near Antwerp. Continue Reading →

Cuines 33 – Inventive Belgian Tapas (Knokke)


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Cuines 33 is a new and trendy restaurant/cocktail bar in Knokke, at the Belgian coast. Continue Reading →

Innesto – Revisited (Houthalen)

The Place & The Chef

For more information about the place and the chef, please consult our first report here. Continue Reading →

Belgian Delights

Besides Belgian restaurants, our small country offers lots more on a culinary level. Local products and preparations are very diverse and offer endless possibilities in the kitchen. Continue Reading →

Green – Dining in the forest (Langdorp)

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The Place

Restaurant Green is a located in the middle of the forest of Langdorp (Aarschot). Continue Reading →

De Oesterput – Seafood heaven (Blankenberge)

The Place

‘De Oesterput’ is a phenomenon at the Belgian coast. Located in Blankenberge, this restaurant offers fresh seafood at its finest. Continue Reading →

Land aan de Overkant (Leuven)

The Place

Restaurant ‘Land aan de Overkant’ is one of the few gastronomical restaurants in Leuven. Continue Reading →

Alkimia (Barcelona)

The Place

Alkimia is one of Barcelona’s (many) modern & creative restaurants. It has one Michelin star, and is awarded Continue Reading →

Respect the egg

These days, it seems that everything that matters has its own day. A day to celebrate, to think about, or to reflect upon a topic. Continue Reading →

Arenberg (Heverlee)

The Place

Arenberg is a 1 Michelin star restaurant in Leuven, Belgium. The restaurant opened in 1996 and is located in a green oasis near the forest of Egenhoven. Continue Reading →

El Celler de Can Roca (Girona)

The Place

El Celler de Can Roca doesn’t need much introduction. Awarded with 3 Michelin stars, voted 2nd best restaurant in the world (by San Pelligrino in 2011 and 2012) and claimed as one of the best restaurants in the world by foodies all around the globe, El Celler is a culinary dream.

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Spaans Dak – Revisited / New interior (Oud-Heverlee)

The Place & The Chef

Restaurant Spaans Dak renovated their interior in August 2012. Time for a new visit & picture report!

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Botaniq – Botanical Delights (Leuven)

The Place

Restaurant Botaniq is a restaurant in Leuven, Belgium. The restaurant’s name is derived from the botanical garden nearby, and also in the kitchen this ‘botanical philosophy’ is processed in the dishes. Continue Reading →

Godiva – ‘Origins’

Godiva, one of the most famous Belgian chocolate brands, will be launching a new line of chocolates in September. The concept is simple, yet original: Continue Reading →

Le Fox – Ocean frills (De panne)

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Hostellerie ‘Le fox’ is a hotel and a 2 Michelin star restaurant in De Panne, at the Belgian coast. The inconspicuous building is located in a small side-street of the dike, and you can see the sea from the small terrace outside. Continue Reading →

Oh-Restaurant – Lounging by the sea (Sint-Idesbald)


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Oh-Restaurant is a trendy restaurant in Sint-Idesbald, a small beach town near De Panne (Belgium). The place opened 8 years ago as a trendy restaurant and lounge club, and the interior reflects this ‘lounge philosophy’: Continue Reading →

De Plezanten Hof – Lunch by the river (Hamme)


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The restaurant “De Plezanten Hof” (“the pleasant garden”) is located on a beautiful bend of the river “the Scheldt”, near Antwerp, in the middle of the natural area “Driegoten”. Even with the exceptionally calm and relaxing surroundings, the restaurant is easily accessible and offers a large parking area. Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting L’air du Temps (Liernu)

Restaurant L’air du Temps (full restaurant review here) organizes several culinary events each year. One of these events is a wine tasting where you can sample and buy a selection of wines that were or are sold in the restaurant. You get the opportunity to meet the team in an informal environment, and food is offered as well. Continue Reading →

Dumon – Fish in the fields (Wakkerzeel)


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Set in the scenic town of Wakkerzeel (Flemish Brabant), on the outskirts of the student city of Louvain, the location of the restaurant Dumon leaves nothing to be desired. Continue Reading →

L’air du Temps – A magical experience (Noville-sur-Mehaigne)

The Place

L’air du temps is the best-known 2 Michelin star restaurant in Wallonia. The place is located in a small and inconspicuous grey building in Noville-sur-Mehaigne, a small town in the open fields of the French speaking part of Belgium. Continue Reading →

Culinaria² (Event – Brussels)

Culinaria, the biggest culinary event in Belgium, has known a big evolution since its start in 2008. The concept stayed the same (tastings from star chefs, gastronomical workshops and culinary discoveries), but the location and decoration saw a great evolution. Continue Reading →

Château du Mylord (Ellezelles)

The Place

Château du Mylord is a 2 Michelin star restaurant and hotel in Ellezelles, Walloon Brabant, Belgium. It is located in an old English mansion in a park of 3 hectares, and the mansion itself was built in 1861 by an English lord.

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Spaans Dak Revisited (Oud-Heverlee)

The Place & The Chef

For more information about the place and the chef, please consult my first report here. Continue Reading →

Nuance (Duffel)

The Place

Nuance is a 2 Michelin star restaurant located in the center of Duffel, near Antwerp, in Belgium. A modern black and white façade welcomes visitors, and inside the contemporary modern interior follows the same path with dark tinted walls, subtle lights effects and a tight table decoration. Continue Reading →

De Vitrine (Ghent)

The Place After our great experience in “In The Wulf”, we were very curious about Kobe Desramaults new project “De Vitrine”, in Gent. “De Vitrine” is located in Gent’s red district, to which the name “the display window” refers. Continue Reading →

Spaans Dak (Oud-Heverlee)


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Spaans Dak has a special place in my culinary travel book. It is the restaurant where I was introduced with the “High-tech cuisine” – the molecular kitchen – but also with high end gastronomy in general. The restaurant offers creative menus at a very, very reasonable price.
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Kasteel Diependael (Elewijt)



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Restaurant “Kasteel Diependael” is established in a small eighteenth century castle in Elewijt, a town near Brussels. The place already served as a hunting/country manor and a hotel, and was transformed to a restaurant in 1989. The owners renovated it with modern elements and art while trying to keep the authentic feeling and allure. We felt this combination missed some warmth and charm.
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Terborght (Huizingen)


The Place

Restaurant Terborght is located in Huizingen, near Brussels. You can find the restaurant in a historic building dating from 1617, which was renovated in 2004. The building is constructed in a classical Flemish style and has a certain medieval charm around it.
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Hertog Jan (Bruges)



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Hertog Jan is a 3 Michelin star restaurant, situated in Sint Andries, near Bruges – one of Belgium’s most beautiful cities. This convenient location makes it perfect for a (gastronomical) weekend out. The restaurant was founded as an inn (a resting place between Bruges and Zevenkerken) and was later turned into a café, a bar, a brasserie, and finally into what it is today: one of the three 3 Michelin stars restaurants in Belgium. The residence is a typical West Flanders styled structure, situated on the (busy) road between Bruges and Torhout. However, the restaurant is planning to move to another location in the near future.
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Trente (Leuven)

The Place

Trente is located in the Muntstraat in Leuven, near Brussels. The Muntstraat is a small and cosy street in the center of Leuven that is crowded with restaurants.
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In De Wulf – The Flemish Noma? (Dranouter)



The Place

In de Wulf is one of those restaurants you would never find if you don’t know the place. It is located in Dranouter, in “het Heuvelland” in West Flanders (near to the French border).  “Het Heuvelland” literally means “the land of hills”, and that’s exactly what it is: a region full of small, beautiful hills. There aren’t many big cities in this region, and people live mainly of farming and cultivating. This agricultural sphere is influencing the kitchen of “In de Wulf” in many ways, but more on that aspect later on.
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Innesto (Houthalen)

The Place

Innesto is the restaurant of the domain ‘De Barrier’, located on the Grote Baan in Houthalen (5 minutes from the highway). Once inside the domain you leave the busyness of the big road behind you, to find a tranquil domain with a big garden, a small lake and the nice authentic premise where the restaurant is located.
You can also spend the night here, and the rooms are really worth the stay. The authentic feeling of the building is kept, while modernizing the comfort and the rooms are big, clean and romantic.

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De Kapblok (Dilbeek)

The Place

De Kapblok is a small restaurant in Dilbeek, near Brussels. A regular house on a regular (busy) road where the family Leemans-Van Schepdael is cooking in a personal and familiar way.
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Les Eleveurs (Halle)

The Place

Les Eleveurs is located in Halle, near Brussels, and incorporates a hotel and a restaurant. The interior has a warm, luxury and classic feeling.
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Vous Lé Vous (Hasselt)

The Place

Vous lé Vous is a Bed & Breakfast and Restaurant in Wimmertingen, near Hasselt. Established in a nice old farmhouse, the place has a certain comforting and rustic charm.
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Bubo (Barcelona)

The Place

Bubó is a small chain of high end pastry shops in Barcelona, and a bar where you can have delicious and original tapas, Bubó Bar.
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Osmosis (Barcelona)

The Place

Osmosis is established in a small building in the Carrer de Aribau, Barcelona, Spain. It has a rather dark, modern, interior on the down floor and a lighter interior on the first floor. The restaurant has private rooms available as well for groups starting from 6 people.
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Commerç 24 (Barcelona)

The Place

The restaurant is located on the premises of what was once a traditional shop selling salted fish, pickled foods and preserves in the quarter of El Born. It is in essence a tapas bar with the conveniences and service of a classic restaurant, featuring a cosmopolitan ambience.
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Espai Sucre (Barcelona)

The Place

Espai Sucre is located in Calle de la Princessa in Barcelona, Spain, in a typical Barcelona styled mansion. Inside everything is very clean and red and brown colors dominate, giving the place warmth and coziness.
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Sirocco/Breeze (Bangkok)

The Place

Sirocco/Breeze is all about the place: located on the 63rd floor of The Dome at lebua, Sirocco is the world’s highest al fresco restaurant and one of Bangkok’s most coveted dining choices.
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