Tranches de cake

Discovering new food spots is quite like a treasure hunt game. We never really know what we are about to find out, we wander around unknown neighborhoods. I absolutely love that, then when a follower asked me if I was in the mood for a bagel in Uccle I was immediately curious to know what kind of treasure it will be today.

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Who wants a free entrance for Saveurs Toscanes 2014?

« Fairs » (salon in french, which can mean living room) have always intrigued me a bit. The travel fair, baby fair, study and job fair, … When I was a child, I absolutely did not understand why it was called « salons » when it was nothing like the good old living room I knew. Yes, naively, I expected an over king size version of the coffee table and couches (so what). And when I finally saw chairs and lounges, strictly speaking, at a food fair (not but what, really?) I hope you can imagine…

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La Piola | Life is too short to drink and eat badly

We go to La Piola We met reveller foodies We do eat italian (pasta most of all) For about  15 euros I have to confess something: I’v never been in Italy. How to explain this odd, this flaw, while Italian dishes are unavoidable must eat. Meanwhile (not too much) to fill the breach, it is Italy who comes to me – and I hope to you too. Your Italian is limited to ti amoAperol Spritz? Add now the word piola (wine bar – tavern). La Piola is a very nice…

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Forcado brings you to Portugal

We go to  Forcado We do eat portuguese pastries For about less than 2.00 €/each No bullfighting here*. Forcado is the name of a Portuguese pastry shop located in St-Gilles. The very first aficionados have experienced the quite tiny space of the Chaussée de Charleroi. The Forcado is not that small anymore  as the shop has been renovated. Still located on the Chaussée de Charleroi, few numbers away from its original location, the pastry shop  is now also a tasting room. The space is large and we easily figure the…

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