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30 June 2021

100% plant-based restaurants in Brussels

With more and more studies and documentaries highlighting the benefits of a plant-based diet, veganism has become very popular among young and older generations alike. Brussels […]
29 June 2021

Europe’s soft drinks industry to reduce added sugars by another 10%

UNESDA, the association representing Europe’s soft drinks industry, announces today enhanced health and nutrition commitments to continue to help Europeans manage their intake of added sugars […]
25 June 2021

Tram Experience – a gourmet adventure through streets of Brussels

Have you ever wondered what it would be like enjoying the most exquisite delicacies while having the most gorgeous views of Brussels constantly changing? This is […]
24 June 2021

A Galinha da Vizinha: A franchise of unique recipes

Instinct and curiosity are the main characteristics of Rodrigo Castelo, a Chef from Santarém, Portugal, who has taken his beloved Ribatejo to the most renowned gastronomic […]
24 June 2021

Dalwhinnie Distillery – a marriage in the mountains

In March 2018 I was on a final research trip for my book Sea of Bones and I took a train between Edinburgh and Inverness. Anticyclone […]
23 June 2021

Irish whiskey with inputs from Northern Ireland no longer seen as EU products

Irish whiskey and dairy products with inputs from Northern Ireland are no longer recognized as EU products when sold to third countries. On Monday June 14th, […]
21 June 2021

New easing of measures in Belgium: Bars and restaurants to remain open until 1am as of June 27th

On Friday June 18th, Belgium’s Consultative Committee met and determined that from 27th of June, bars and restaurants will be allowed to remain open until 1am. […]
21 June 2021

Spanish and Portuguese farmers join forces to conclude CAP reform

Portuguese Farmers Confederation and the Spanish organization ASAJA – Asociación Agraria – Jóvenes Agricultores, are joining efforts to ensure that the reform of the Common Agricultural […]
18 June 2021

5 wineries you have to visit when in Istria

The Croatian peninsula Istria is well known for many things – from culture and food to the perfect Mediterranean climate, but one thing it is most […]
18 June 2021

5 veggie friendly restaurants to enjoy in Brussels

Traditional Belgian food can be very meat based, and while no doubt delicious to any carnivores out there, this poses certain problems for others. Vegetarian, vegan, […]
17 June 2021

Wolfburn Whisky – the return of a mythical beast?

Like last week’s Arran whisky, this week’s tipple – Wolfburn – has seen a revival after a halt in production of 150 years. The Wolfburn distillery […]
16 June 2021

In this Dutch bar you can tap 68 beers all by yourself

When you think of beer, the Netherlands are probably not the first country that pops into your head. After all, Belgium remains the number one beer […]
15 June 2021

La Terrasse O2 in Brussels has reopened its doors for the summer

La Terrasse O2 in Brussels is back. A large and highly stylized terrace in the neighborhood of Uccle has restarted operations on Friday June 4th and […]
15 June 2021

Brexit causes staff shortages and pay rises in UK hospitality

I was one of those accused of scaremongering for suggesting that restricting entry to the UK might create labour shortages, and let me say clearly that […]
15 June 2021

European Parliament demands an end to caged farming by 2027

The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution demanding a ban on the use of cages in animal agriculture by 2027. 1. The petition A vote […]
14 June 2021

How to cook the perfect Kkwabaegi

The dessert kkwabaegi is a kind of fried brioche, a twisted doughnut with the special touch of wrapping it up in matcha tea mixed with sugar. […]
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