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burgers • breakfast and brunch • fine dining • cocktail bars • belgian food
What do you do and why do you do it?
We build planes because we love it!
What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?
Teleconference coordinator. There were 2 per days...
Were you born and raised in Brussels? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to Brussels?
Born and raised in Brussels!
What’s your current hood in Brussels and what’s the best/worst thing about it?
Auderghem is great for having the forest next to it but limited in terms of bars.
What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?
I listen to (almost) everything but I have never managed to understand hard rock? Slipknot? Seriously?
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
Air : All I need. Lou Reed : Perfect day. Des ree : Kissing you. Tom Odell : Another love. REM : Everybody hurts. And depending on how it went : Eminem : Bitch.
Name some spots in Brussels that are good for a Tinder date.
I would go to A l'ombre de la ville if I wanted to score. Otherwise a good old Belga would probably do! I have never been single in the Tinder era.
Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”? (every public figure is fair game).
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Brunch in the sun on a weekday!
Where do you go in Brussels for a casual night out?
Flagey is always a good start
Where would you go in Brussels to celebrate some freaking good news?
Dinner in the sky!
What’s your choice of transportation in Brussels and why?
Bike if warm, public transport otherwise.
What are the Brussels spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
Grand place, St Gery, Marché aux poissons, Place Poelart, Manneken Piss.
What are the Brussels spots tourists should run from screaming?
Rue des bouchers next to the grand place.
Tomorrow’s your last day in Brussels. How do you spend it?
Brunch with friends, a walk alone from Schuman to the canal, drinks at the Walvis, dinner at Gramm rue de Flandres and then drinks at Belga, Bar du Marché in Flagey.
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
London because I'm in love with it! I lived there 3 years.