Seven Delicious Belgian Foods: In Brussels, Do The Culinary Classics Right!
By CEDRIC LIZOTTE / 23 July 2015
It’s fashionable these days to go “off the beaten path” and “travel like a local”. However, each city has its classics that tourists can’t miss: it would be a shame to visit Paris without taking a look at the Eiffel Tower, or go to Mexico City without tasting a taco. So what’s a serious traveller to do? Do the classics right. In Brussels, there are a few Belgian food classics that are inevitable. The Belgians are said to have invented “French” fries. They’re known around the world for their beers. And Belgian chocolate is a source of national pride. Here’s how to avoid the tourist traps, get the real stuff where the locals get it and eat like a professional tourist!