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Lille Pâtisseries

Waffles from Meert

As a souvenir from my daytrip to Lille I bought two waffles from Meert‘s boutique. One filled with their Madagascar vanilla and one with chestnut cream. They should be consumed within 10 days, but let me tell you this,…

Lille Restaurants and bistros

Pulp Kitchen

After a long day in Lille we were ready for dinner. I had wished to try the restaurant Bloempot, but as they were fully booked…even for months ahead I did some more research and found an organic restaurant that…

Art & exhibitions Lille

Camille Claudel exhibition in Roubaix

Last year was the 150th birthday of the French sculptor and graphic artist Camille Claudel, also known for her turbulent relationship with Auguste Rodin. The Art and Industry Museum, La Piscine in Roubaix (10 min by metro fr Lille)…

Lille Pâtisseries

Aux Merveilleux de Fred à Lille

After our lunch at “Aux Moules” it was time for the “goûter“* and our goûter was going to be found at “Aux Merveilleux de Fred”. Fred got boutiques in Paris..but, how special isn’t going to his first boutique in…

aux moules in Lille
Lille Restaurants and bistros

Aux Moules

The moules-frites (mussels and fries) in Lille are world-wide known and its the traditional dish in the north region of France and Belgium, so there was no question what we were going to have for lunch in Lille. With…

Lille

Lille

A few years ago I wanted to move to Lille, 2nd largest metropolitan area in France, even though I had never been there. I know, sounds strange, BUT what can go wrong, living in a city where you can…

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