Bistrot Airport Brussels On the return journey from a few excellent days in Rome, I had a stop off in Brussels that wasn’t quite long enough for me to venture into the city, meaning I had to make do with the airport facilities for lunch. This followed a quickly grabbed breakfast at Fiumicino airport where …

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Coffee in Brussels I had a grand old time to myself in Brussels on my previous visit. Aside from fun beer adventures with my friend Joe, I did a bit of politicking then some smashing fine dining at Bozar Brasserie. OR espresso On this quick visit, I had a matter of three hours to kill …

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Bozar Brasserie I don’t spend much time in fine dining places these days, but when a brasserie with a Michelin star caught my eye I thought I’d give it a look.Bread Called Bozar Brasserie, it’s part of Brussels’ multi-arts complex Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. The brasserie’s name is a homophone for the Beaux-Arts …

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Beer Times in Brussels I had a brief stay in Brussels a couple of years ago and I’d been underwhelmed. This was mainly because my tried and tested method of aimless wandering did not return its usual gold. Orval cheese This time I had things much more structured once I’d mentioned I was in town …

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J.E.F InteriorOn the recommendation of the barman at Jigger’s, I made the short journey from the historich centrum ‎of Gent to J.E.F for a quick lunch before playing with the Belgian trains on my journey home to Scotland. I’d booked for lunch precisely on midday, so was the first luncher to arrive. The place immediately …

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