EYES IN™ Magazine Editor-in-Chief Vivian Van Dijk met up with talented chef Julie Baekelandt at an exciting event celebrating Flanders/Belgium's culinary arts treasures. The food was a living testament that the atmosphere was full of inspiration & creativity.
Good Food, Good Chefs and the Good Life are the main ingredients in the Flemish way of life. For Flemings, eating has to be a tasty experience, and an enjoyable one! After all, eating and drinking is our Highest Good, and we strive to live up to our reputation as Food Lovers. However, Flanders is still too much identified with waffles, fries, beer and chocolate. There is so much more to discover.
In Flanders, you will find a sampling of young, promising chefs serving the culinary opulence of Flanders, and will learn about their unique, gastronomic twists on traditional Flemish dishes. The Flemish people are connoisseurs when it comes to good food, and dining is our national sport. That's why real Foodies like to come to Flanders. Since Flanders - Belgium is not so big, it's no surprise that it's an easy place to travel around. All of our cities are really close to each other and accessible by train or car. Flanders provides a lot of different places to stay.
From historical hotels to romantic cottages, Flanders has a vast offer in accommodations. Whether it is to discover Flanders art, architecture, food and drinks, events, romantic places, top cafés, markets, attractions or shopping, everyone will find something to their specific needs.
Flanders is the region in the North of Belgium. Whether you're interested in Art & Design, History & Architecture, Beer, Fashion, Cycling, Chocolate, Waffles and other culinary delights, or are looking for a romantic weekend, Flanders is the perfect bite size region to explore.
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Source: Visit Flanders