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    Gourmet festival at Brussels Park this weekend

    The “eat BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX” festival starts today. Already on its sixth year’s edition, the festival is running from 7 to 10 September and will once again gather a selection of the best Brussels chefs right in the middle of the Brussels Park next to the Royal Palace.

    Wine lovers can also devote themselves to their passion, thanks to the various workshops offered by the “Ecole du vin de Bordeaux”. All of which promises to offer the public a delicious gourmet break.

    Summary of the weekend’s activities:

    Twenty-odd great chefs

    New chefs representative of Brussels are joining the celebration and will be adding their own spice to what’s on offer at the festival. They are offering the visitors a signature dish representing their culinary identity at the fixed price of 9 Euros. In addition, several pastry chefs complete the festival’s menu. They will offer plated desserts at the same fixed price of 9 Euros.

    Matching wine and food

    The Wines of Bordeaux, a key partner in the festival, are once again taking part in this gastronomic journey. About 50 Bordeaux wine growers and wine merchants will be coming to Brussels to unveil the history and the secrets of their wine.

    M. Apelblat
    The Brussels Times