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#52 Our lunch at Little Asia in Brussels ***

Restaurant review #52 – Little Asia is well known AsianΒ restaurant in the center of Brussels. Owner and chef is QuyΓͺn Truong Thi, who is reportedly famous for participating in several TV-cooking programs (I say reportedly, because IΒ never watch these shows myself! – the day they become vegan, I just might πŸ˜‰ Β ). The restaurant is just a 5 minutes walk from theΒ stock market (La Bourse) and the concert hall Ancienne Belgique. Brussels is 100km from Bruges, and is the capital of Belgium. Little Asia has a vegetarian menu standardly available, soΒ I mailed them with the questionΒ whether we could get a vegan menu (explaining what we do and don’t eat), and if conformed, we would like to make a reservation.Β The reply was that this was no problem and that we should mention it again to the staff when ordering.Β We were there one a Friday for lunch, with two friends (non-vegans) and the place was soon packed (full house). We asked the waitress about the use of eggs, dairy and oyster sauce or fish sauce and she …