At Lombardia in Antwerp, almost everything is organic, except for the tropical fruit. The owner Alain has known the restaurant since he was 6 years old, when his mother owned it. On the wall you will find photos, tweets and Facebook posts from Sting, Moby, Jamie Cullum and Ian Thomas. Read more »
One of my favourite foodtravel destinations is Belgium. Read all about the food spots of Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels and Ghent. Watch the YouTube Pure! Brussels item made by my colleague Stefan. And don’t forget to check out our posts about the Belgian Ardennes and Flemish coast.
Browse through the photosets of the Belgian cities and the Ardennes on Flickr.
Owner Katja at Starfish & Coffee has a knack for cozy interiors. In her colourful lunchroom she prepares cakes, cookies and brownies. Read more »
Yummie! The food in the Broers van Julienne (Julienne’s Brothers) window looks very tasty: their delicious cakes are real eye-catchers. They have plenty of homemade food and organic products to go. Read more »
During a trip to Buenos Aires, the meat capital of the world, Tom and his wife were surprised by the great food in one particular raw food restaurant. This inspired them to open their own restaurant in Antwerp. Eten Vol Leven can be translated as Food full of life, and it encompasses their passion for healthy and delicious food. Everything is organic, plant-based, gluten free and raw. Read more »
‘Eat more green’ is Alex Joseph’s slogan. Alex is an American chef who also worked at the michelin starred Rouge Tomate in New York. Every dish the restaurant serves contains a guaranteed minimum of greens: at least 50 grams of vegetables in the appetizer, 100 in the main course and 50 grams of fruit in the dessert. Read more »
What is the reason that diners keep coming back to Soul? According to co-owner Emilie, there are three: the healthy organic cuisine, the very tasty veggie and vegan dishes and the guarantee that they are gluten and lactose free. No butter or cream is used in the kitchen. It is Soul’s mission to show people how important food is for our wellbeing and that of the planet. Read more »
Belgium is famous for its waffels, french fries, beer and last but not least: chocolate! We were glad we didn’t miss Belvas with their organic and fair trade chocolate. The cocao is imported from South America: Ecuador, Peru and Colombia to be precise. Read more »
Les Filles is a great and very tasty concept set up by three friends. You sit at long tables in the beautifully decorated dining room on the first floor. The other diners at our ‘table d’hôte’ were very kind and entertaining. Read more »
Les ateliers des tanneurs is an indoor organic market in the Marolles borough in Brussels. In the large hall of Ateliers des Tanneurs you can buy fresh organic fruit and vegetables. You will also find cheeses, olive oil, nuts, chocolate and wine. Most of the food is from Belgium (in the blue crates) but you will also find products that are imported from Italy. The produce is displayed really nice. Read more »
The restaurant Tan in Brussels is situated on the first floor and can be reached via a stairway situated at the back of the organic store. The modern, sober, white interior, setup with the principles of feng shui in mind, will definitely surprise you. Read more »