You’ve persuaded me, Nathan. The next time I’m in Belgium . . . I should have
tried them in Bruges a month ago, but we had plenty of very good food there.
> On 2 May 16, at 22:17, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At Place Jourdan there is a friterie, Maison Antoine, which supposedly has
> the best fries in Brussels. There is always a queue but on this Monday
> evening it was short enough that I decided to go for it to see what the fuss
> is about. And by golly, these are indeed the best fries I have had in my
> life. They were crisp outside, soft inside, not greasy but not dry, served
> with a great mayonnaise. You buy them at the friterie and you can eat them at
> the bars lining the square. This was my dinner tonight: fries from Antoine
> washed down with Westmalle Tripel. Simple and perfect.
> The key to Belgian fries is the second frying at a very high temperature:
> Serving the fries;
> Ready to eat:
> Bon appetit!
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