A new exciting franchise: Friitz Belgian Fries!
Tue, 9/11/10 – 18:00 | 80 Comments

A new Belgian Fries franchise was recently launched. It is named Friitz (with double i, pronounce as
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A new exciting franchise: Friitz Belgian Fries!
Tuesday, 9 Nov, 2010 – 18:00 | 80 Comments
A new exciting franchise: Friitz Belgian Fries!

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 …

Vlaamse Frites in Amsterdam
Friday, 27 Aug, 2010 – 6:36 | 4 Comments
Vlaamse Frites in Amsterdam

Although it is just a 2 hour journey from my home town, I did not manage until recently to visit the city which is home to many “Vlaamse Frites” shops. “Vlaamse Frites” translates into Flemish …

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!

Fry shops in Belgium – interior pictures
Friday, 10 Apr, 2009 – 16:16 | 11 Comments
Fry shops in Belgium – interior pictures

People all over the world ask me how a fry shop looks like in my country. A picture says more than a thousand words,  so I post some photos of fry shop interiors below in a first …

Frietfindr: vind je frituur in de buurt
Thursday, 29 Jan, 2009 – 3:45 | One Comment
Frietfindr: vind je frituur in de buurt

Een leuk en vooral nuttig initiatief: zoek een frituur in je buurt (uiteraard ken je ze wel, maar je weet maar nooit dat je hier iets nieuws ontdekt).

Albert Tratsaert and his “frietkarre”
Tuesday, 16 Dec, 2008 – 6:31 | 3 Comments
Albert Tratsaert and his “frietkarre”

On of the nicest picture I ever received!
This is Albert Tratsaert with his “frietkarre” (fry cart). He sold fries on the Groentenmarkt in Ostend for about 50 years.
(thanks to the Makelberge-Tratsaert family – I hope …

SOS Frietkot
Tuesday, 9 Dec, 2008 – 1:48 | One Comment
SOS Frietkot

‘Onze roots niet verloochenen’
Bernard Lefèvre, voorzitter der frituristen
BEKKEVOORT – SOS Frietkot! Onder dat motto bevroeg het Nationaal Verbond van Frituristen (Navefri) 3.064 Belgen over het behouden van buitenstaande frietkoten. Liefst 96,8 procent kiest voor een …