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#MeetMeat – The carnivore’s temple

#MeetMeat – The carnivore’s temple

| December 14, 2018

While recent trends may have veered away from meat eating, less has been heard about the health benefits of eating meat, writes Martin Banks. It has perhaps been less publicized that meat contributes to carrying out vital metabolic functions. Meat also gives one a lot of energy and, since meat contains a large amount of […]

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Ending whack-a-mole: Why the way we tackle #IllegalStreaming isn’t working

Ending whack-a-mole: Why the way we tackle #IllegalStreaming isn’t working

| March 19, 2018

Whether they’re hunched over their laptops or down the local pub watching the match with a pint, wherever fans of the beautiful game are, you’ll likely find illegal streaming. Put off by what many see as prohibitive subscription costs, a significant number of fans of football and indeed many other sports now consume their football, […]

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“Schievelavabo” – a great place to eat

“Schievelavabo” – a great place to eat

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diners in Brussels may be familiar with Schievelavabo, the name of a popular pub-restaurant. Those in Brabant Walloon will be less familiar although that is set to change with the recent opening of the latest “branch” in the centre of Wavre. Its reputation for honest, value-for-money food is clearly already spreading fast with the place […]

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#BrusselsInview: #BanksysBites

#BrusselsInview: #BanksysBites

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Martin Banks chows down at a couple of restaurants in Brussels. Tenshi 1134 Chaussee de Waterloo, Uccle Japanese cuisine has, in recent years, become rather fashionable and, in Brussels, there’s probably no better exponent of the art than this pleasant restaurant. Located close to the popular Foret des Soignes, it is part of a mini-chain, […]

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The end of days: Popular bar Fat Boy’s set to have no reprieve

The end of days: Popular bar Fat Boy’s set to have no reprieve

Opinion by Tony Mallett The events that have unfolded, and continue to unfold, at the popular Fat Boy’s sports bar and grill on Place du Luxembourg have thrown the social morality and corporate behaviour of the world’s biggest brewer into sharp relief. At the end of April, the bar owners were informed that their lease […]

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