Podcast Episode 30: Bookalokal's Beer Lover's Dinner in Brussels

By Evelyne White
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Evelyne White
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In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Evelyne White gives us a tour of the culinary scene in Brussels and tells us how we can find a dinner party with a homecooked meal using her newly launched social dining network, Bookalokal. We discuss the appeal of moule frites (mussels & fries), the potency of "blanche" beer and how real Belgians do waffles.

Brussels Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Downtown - Grande Place

  • Ixelles

  • St. Katherine

Brussels Food Events:

  • Belgian Brewers Weekend (August / September)

  • Tram Experience

  • Dinner in the Sky

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What is the #1 reason why people visit Brussels?

  • A: Food!

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

  • Favorite Restaurants to Take Out-of-Town Guests to: La Piola

  • Most Romantic Restaurant: Comme Chez Soi

  • Best View: The Restaurant on top of the Musical Instrument Museum

  • Favorite Place to Get a Waffle: Any street truck

  • Favorite Place to Go for Dessert: The chocolate shops at Place du Grand Sablon

  • Best Beer Selection: Delerium Café

  • Favorite Place to Watch the World Cup: Michael Collins Irish Bar & Restaurant or Fat Boys Sports Bar & Grill

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