Around the World in 20 Meals

food around the world

At BookaLokal, we believe in traveling and learning about the world through food. Take a look at our top-20 list of the foods we love from around the globe!   Hanoi, Vietnam – Phở  Perfect for a winter’s day, this mixture of beef, rice noodles, and herbs such as basil and cilantro makes for a meal… 

Read More »

Indian food Former Monk New York

Cooking as Devotion: Dining with a Former Monk in Manhattan

A great introduction to cultures is their cuisine. It not only reflects their evolution, but also their beliefs and traditions. – Vikas Khanna   With a short walk from F train station at 2nd Avenue, you (like us) may uncover the hidden treasure of the Lower East Side. Buried between bars and clothing shops lies… 

Read More »

Elle Belgique Brussels

Book a Lokal in Elle Belgique!

    Qu’est-ce qu’on mange ce soir ? « BOOK A LOKAL », L’AIRBNB DE LA GASTRONOMIE À BRUXELLES Envie d’une nouvelle expérience culinaire? Testez « Book a lokal », un concept né à Bruxelles.  Le principe est simple: des locaux vous invitent à dîner chez eux, le temps d’une soirée. Le but: partager leur passion pour la nourriture… 

Read More »


Making Belgian Waffles with Iria and Elsie

Iria and Elsie, our all-star Brussels hosts, showed a group of students how to make perfect Belgian waffles from scratch recently. It looks like we have some brilliant, young chefs on our hands!


Italian Feast in Tribeca

Eli and Dean co-hosted an epic Italian dinner this past weekend in TriBeCa. Eli prepared homemade bruschetta, rolled out fresh pasta and served octopus! The guests left stuffed with food and filled with wine. Here are a few snapshots from the evening.