12 romantic gift ideas for St. Valentine’s

In previous years we shared with you our favourite Brussels traditional chocolate houses, as well as our favourite restaurants in Brussels offering special St. Valentine’s menus. This year we are going for something different. We searched across Belgium for the most romantic and exquisite gifts to offer, to receive, or simply to enjoy yourself!

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La Chatelaine du Liban

Place Chatelaine is a regular spot of ours in Brussels. We have been in and around this area ever since moving to Brussels. First as residents in Ixelles, now as nostalgic passer bys (although don’t get me wrong, we are in love with our current ‘hood). 

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L’Eau Vive

There are benefits and drawbacks to being an expat in Belgium Brussels. Of course. When it comes to the gastronomic world we are on top of all things foodie in Brussels … but seem to be less in touch with Belgium at large.

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12 best restaurants for moules & frites in Brussels

This is just as much a crowdsourcing article (we asked on Facebook your favourite) as is it based on our own foodie experiences in Brussels, taking family, friends, co-workers – you name it! – to eat traditional moules & frites (mussels and fries). Our top 12 restaurants in Brussels to try out this classic Belgian dish are:

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Lemmonier

In the last 13 (lucky?) years on the blog, there are a few memorable restaurant experiences we have shared with you. Locals we keep going back to. The first Michelin stars. And then 2017 took us to new culinary heights … outside Brussels. One such discovery was Lemmonier. 

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Brugmann

You know those restaurants that you like to call your local, where you go spur of the moment, not giving it much thought? Well, there are those restaurants. And then there is Brugmann.

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Le Scheltema

Our love for Belgian brasseries closed in 2017 with a visit to the centre of Brussels, specifically to Brasserie Scheltema. If you are looking for a truly original Brussels restaurant, serving great seafood and fish then this is an address you need to bookmark. Read on. 

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