My Twenties, The Ultimate Trip So Far

My Twenties, The Ultimate Trip So Far

When I was fresh out of college, I had no idea what life would look like for me at thirty. I had no idea that I'd be waking up in a yurt in the volcanic hills of Lanzarote, waiting for my husband to come back with birthday breakfast. Right now, I'm sitting facing the ocean [...]

Amélie with Attitude: Catberry Cakes, Cookies and more

Amélie with Attitude: Catberry Cakes, Cookies and more

I recently had a nice chat with Amélie from Catberry Pastries! Amélie is the sweetest and she also happens to bake some of the sweetest vegan goods in Ghent. And honestly, our shared love of cats and cupcakes was even more reason to meet! I first noticed Amélie's work via her Instagram which features her [...]

20 of the Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Ghent!

20 of the Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Ghent!

Ghent is an amazing city for foodies to run wild. Luckily, my favorite meal of the day is having a big moment and there seem to be new places sprouting up every month! If you're tired of wondering where to go in the city for a lovely morning meal, here's a guide to help you [...]

New in Town: Luv L’Oeuf

New in Town: Luv L’Oeuf

The all-day breakfast trend has been cooking across major cities in Europe like London, Berlin, and Amsterdam, but now it's made its way to Ghent. Luv L'Oeuf is everything a delectable breakfast experience should be! The 'clockless' eating train is here, so If no one else Is doing it, why don’t we? - Jessica Dekkers I was [...]

Galerie Ganache, Ghent Belgium

Galerie Ganache, Ghent Belgium

When it comes to chocolate in Belgium, it takes a lot to impress my sweet tooth and palate. One chocolate-cafe caught my eye, though! Galerie Ganache has been around for some time in Ghent, located at the side of the staggering St. Bavo's cathedral. This sleek shop is part gallery and part cafe-chocolate shop. It's [...]

New in Town: Hoeked Doughnuts

New in Town: Hoeked Doughnuts

GET HOEKED ON HOEKED DOUGHNUTS It's hard to think of a time I've seen a doughnut concept so hip, fresh and delicious in Belgium as Hoeked. They're not your typical circular round doughy pieces of heaven, they have a little corner, or as they say in Dutch, a hoek. After decades as a baker in Antwerp, [...]

New in Town: Croqino’s

New in Town: Croqino’s

A new 'fast-casual' restaurant has opened on the beautiful and breezy street facing the Leie. The idea for Croqino's was born over a year and a half ago, but years before diving into the restaurant business, Els de Weyn and her husband Rik always knew they wanted to open something in Ghent. The open and alternative food atmosphere [...]

New in Town: Taco Santo

New in Town: Taco Santo

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Anyone who's been to Mexico and eaten at a taquería knows that there it's all about the taco. A taquería, in the traditional sense, is a place for friends and family, with the charm and feeling that you're deep in someone's kitchen; music filling up the room, festive decor, and [...]

New in Town: Mexcalli – Pop-Up Mezcal Bar

New in Town: Mexcalli – Pop-Up Mezcal Bar

Tacos, tastes, & flavors It turns out even pop-ups can pop up again! Last year, the Mexican Mezcal pop-up bar debuted on Dampoortstraat and stuck around for three months. Now, Mexcalli is back in style, bigger than before and in a beautiful historical building just next to Mosquito Coast. For another three months, patrons can come [...]