Hannah Van Ongevalle wins Diageo World Class Belgium 2014

For the first time in years there was girlpower on the stage of the Diago World Class Belgian Finals, Hannah Van Ongevalle and Sofie Ketels have definitely proven that the Belgian bartenderscene is no longer a male monopoly. Well, I must say, this was a very exciting competition. Eleven contenders, lots of new faces. Amongst…

JIGGER’S – Best Belgian Cocktailbar – starts 2014 with a Bang!

Belgium’s best cocktailbar ‘Jigger’s The Noble Drugstore’ will be invaded by a horde of national and international premium bartenders this January! Be there and surrender to their wonderful libations! The ladies and gentlemen that will present you their latest creations are all from award winning bars, like for instance Sherry Butt (Paris) and DOOR 74…

ImagiNation – The Nation invades the Imagin Bar in Knokke

I’m a gin bar it said, but it didn’t say anything about some great rum and whiskey cocktails too Knokke, love it or hate it. I got mixed feelings about it. It is the last place on earth where people still tie sweaters around there neck, preferably in hues of pink or baby blue, making…

De 5 Beste Belgische Mixologen

Ik weet niet of er veel cocktail-meerwaardezoekers zijn in ons Belgenlandje? Wanneer ik mezelf soms als dusdanig waag te profileren, staren ze me meestal aan op een manier alsof ze zouden kijken naar een dobermann met 6 poten die in brand staat. Dat wil zeggen: een ongelijke mix van fascinatie, angst en een paar druppeltjes ‘je-ne-sais-quoi’….