Belgium, Brussels Guide (B): Brussels by Casie Tennin

Belgium, Brussels Guide (B): Brussels by Casie Tennin

Brussels by Casie Tennin
The birthplace of the french fry and the infamous Belgium waffle, the home of arguably the world’s best chocolate, and one of biggest beer markets worldwide with over 800 kinds of uniquely Belgium beer. And here’s your guide to the best on a budget, as confirmed by the locals. Let’s get this party started, shall we?

The Best Crepe: La maison des Crêpes

Why: Boy do I love a good crepe. This ain’t your run of the mill street crepe, but the real French deal. Mind you, there is a huge French influence in Belgium, so crepes are everywhere. I split two crepes, both of which were TO-DIE-FOR.  This is a family owned establishment that has been making crepes for 115 years. Over a century later, I’m going to say that they have mastered the art, and then some. Aram, the nephew of the owner said to me, “We live to make pancakes.” ‘Nuff said.

What to order: La Savoyarde with Rablochon French cheese, bacon, caramelized onions, and creme. Or, go for theL’Hélene, with bacon, apples and French goat cheese. YEA.

Price: Averages at 9€ for a big, juicy, savory crepe. Get a sweet crepe for only 4€. Remember, this is Belgium. Food ain’t cheap.

Find it:  Zuidstraat 13, 1000 Brussel

The Best Fries: Fritland

Why? Ok, I know I am normally about finding the off-the-beaten path places, but this is an exception. When you want a big, greasy, crunchy, and classic cone of “frits” to walk down the streets of Brussels with, this is your spot. Located ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Brussels by Casie Tennin
Guide Location: Belgium » Brussels
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: La maison des Crêpes   Fritland   Café Tasse   The Deli   Maison Dandoy   Rose de Damas   Delirium   KWAK  
Author: Casie Tennin
Read it on author's website: http://awanderingcasiedilla.com/for-when-you-wander-hungry-recommendations/belgium/brussels/

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