A new exciting franchise: Friitz Belgian Fries!
Tue, 9/11/10 – 18:00 | 79 Comments

A new Belgian Fries franchise was recently launched. It is named Friitz (with double i, pronounce as
[/' f r i: t s /]), inspired by Fritz, the first man known to have opened a fry …

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Belgian Fries around the World

Belgian Fries and fry shops around the world: an overview of what is happening with Belgian Fries on our planet.

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Thinking of starting your own Belgian Fry business. Check here for more details.

Frietkot (fry shop)

Every day more disappear from the Belgian landscape: the “frietkot” or “fritkot”. Information and lots of pictures of the typical fry shacks.

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My aim is to make this website the most complete resource on (Belgian) Fries … but I need your help for more information and pictures! So if you have any news, please let me know.

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About me travelling the world as the Missionary of the Belgian Fry.

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New material from my archives
Monday, 26 Oct, 2009 – 4:56 | 4 Comments
New material from my archives

Time to publish some more Belgian Fries stuff from my archives.
Some years ago, after my appearance on Belgian television, I received these beautiful b&w pictures from Daniel Lambrechts. Here is his tribute to the many …

More pictures of historical fry shops
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 3:49 | One Comment
More pictures of historical fry shops

Paul Ilegems, author of 4 books on the Belgian Fries history and culture, sent me some very nice pictures from his vaste collection of fries-related stuff.
Many items of his collection are now at the Frietmuseum …

Historical postcards: proud owners of a Frietkot
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 4:29 | One Comment
Historical postcards: proud owners of a Frietkot

As a tribute to the Frietkot (recently voted best known symbol of Belgium) I am posting here some of my latest postcards, all very sweet images of old frietkots and their proud owners:

The Frietkot voted best-known symbol of Belgium
Monday, 27 Jul, 2009 – 18:28 | One Comment
The Frietkot voted best-known symbol of Belgium

Last week the Frietkot (fry shop) was voted the most typical “Face of Belgium”.  Another great victory for our unsurpassed streetfood!

New book on Fry Shops in the north of France
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 4:31 | 2 Comments
New book on Fry Shops in the north of France

well, new … apparently it was published in 2006 but I just found out about it on this website. I hope to receive it soon and publish my review here.
An interview (in French) with the …

Recent acquisitions (postcards and pictures)
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 9:54 | No Comment
Recent acquisitions (postcards and pictures)

On the left is a unique photo on a glass plate, picturing “les marchands de pommes de terre frites à la foire, Caen 1902″ (vendors selling fried potatoes at the fair in Caen (France), 1902).
Apart …

New acquisitions
Sunday, 18 Jan, 2009 – 17:22 | One Comment
New acquisitions

An overview of some fine examples of newly acquired postcards in this post …

My latest acquisitions
Saturday, 3 Jan, 2009 – 13:39 | 2 Comments
My latest acquisitions

Bought myself a few new items to complete my Fry Stuff collection:
 

Eddy schenkt collectie aan frietmuseum
Thursday, 24 Apr, 2008 – 7:21 | No Comment
Eddy schenkt collectie aan frietmuseum

Brugge/Merchtem Levenswerk krijgt nieuwe thuis
Het gloednieuwe frietmuseum in Brugge heeft de volledige ‘frietcollectie’ van specialist Eddy Cooremans gekregen. Een pijnlijke beslissing, want de Merchtemnaar wilde in zijn eigen gemeente een frietmuseum oprichten.
‘Ik heb honderden spullen …