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!


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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Quince Cocktail

Ring in Autumn with a Quince Cocktail

It feels like fall is here to stay! Match the crisp weather with a crisp cocktail this weekend. You’ll need quince syrup, but you should be able to find some at a local specialty foods store, or if you’re feeling ambitious, you can make it yourself. 1 ounce quince syrup 1/2 ounce lemon juice, from… 

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A Little Heart and Art in Amsterdam

Petra invited guests into her Amsterdam flat last weekend, served them an incredible dinner and showed them her art. Each course was paired with a handpicked glass of wine. Petra has another event this Saturday, book here.

Fried Chickpeas Fried Egg Dunya

Dinner Out at Dunya in DC

This week, Bookalokal guests gathered at Dunya, a cozy Mediterranean inspired American bistro for a 3 course tasting menu. The food was delicious and beautifully plated and the group had a wonderful time. Book Dunya’s next meal here: Thanks again to Andy Chang for the wonderful photos.