Gourmet Belgian Tasting Menu with Iria and Elsie

chicory gourmet belgian food

Iria and Elsie did it again! Feast your eyes on the mouthwatering menu they served to a group of lucky guests last week in Brussels. Some highlights included beef tartare, chicory and venison medallions! Book one of their upcoming events here!


Travel with Purpose: Ballou International

Guest post from Jessica (DC Repatriate) Although I have plenty of formal education, much of my knowledge has come from travel. Twenty years ago, I was an inner-city high school kid dreaming about traveling the world. As I started to travel, I dreamed to be part of a movement to get kids to see the… 

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Prost! Oktoberfest at Cafe Mozart in DC

A Bookalokal bunch gathered at DC’s historic German restaurant, Cafe Mozart, this week to ring in Oktoberfest. The authentic meal came with live accordion, lots of beer and German folk and beer drinking songs! Book your own Oktoberfest celebration here.

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A Taste of Sicily in Brussels

By Simon Litton We don’t often choose Italian when we eat out. Partly because my wife likes to make Italian food at home. Partly because we go to Italy fairly frequently and get our fill of fresh local specialities over there. But this weekend we had the opportunity to attend a bookalokal event featuring Sicilian… 

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Arcadia Fall Harvest Dinner in DC

by Khoi Tran A good meal can and generally does begin with good food. But a great meal is one that ends with people coming together. As a foodie, I am a big proponent of eating local, organic foods whenever possible. This is how I came to attend the Arcadia Fall Harvest Dinner which I… 

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