Category Archives: Belgian

Ghent travel notes

Ghent is one of the loveliest small- to mid-sized cities in Europe, perhaps lucky to have never received UNESCO World Heritage status, unlike Bruges. Ghent was one of the earliest seats of the continental Industrial Revolution, through textiles, and the … Continue reading

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Ghent bleg

What to do and where to eat? I thank you all in advance for your wisdom and counsel. Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related Posts:Ghent travel notesQuito travel notesQuito, Ecuador blegNashville notesNashville bleg

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Brussels bleg

I’ll be there next week, in fact just in time for the Brexit vote. Above and beyond the obvious guidebook sights, what do you all recommend that I do? And where should I eat? Here is a good Ian Buruma … Continue reading

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Brasserie Beck

Brasserie Beck, web site, 1101 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-408-1717 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] Good French fries, mussels, and comfort food dishes. … Continue reading

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Marcel’s

Marcel’s, web site, 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-296-1166, dinner only (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Economist | Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | Don Rockwell | flyertalk | openlist | Yelp | … Continue reading

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Belga Cafe

Belga Café, web site, 514 Eighth Street SE, Washington, DC, 202-544-0100, the hours are currently in flux (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | Don Rockwell | openlist | Gayot] Of course … Continue reading

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Le Mannequin Pis

Le Mannequin Pis, web site, 18064 Georgia Avenue, Olney, MD, 301-570-4800, dinner only (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | openlist | Citysearch | Gayot] Yes, Belgian. Gets rave reviews. Belgian food … Continue reading

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