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Review: Felix Pizza, Vilvoorde (Belgium)

‘The best pizza of Vilvoorde and surrounding area’. Felix Pizza in Vilvoorde has chosen quite the audacious tag line. I do like the implied confidence, but it does sound like a challenge. With a growing number of pizza parlors in my hometown, there are a lot of contenders for the title. Off the top of my head, there’s Testa Rossi, Barino, Pizza Vera, Pizza Talia, Domino’s and Pizza Hut. Main rival in the region is Il Casale in Grimbergen, in my opinion. Does Felix Pizza measure up? Let’s have a look.

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Review: Vineyards World Wines – Cabernet Sauvignon (Thailand)

Our guide to buying wine in Thailand, has had its first succes. Applying the guide to the selection of wines at the local Tesco Lotus supermarket resulted in an Australian Cabernet Sauvignon by the supermarket’s private label ‘Vineyards – World Wines’. The red wine is above acceptable, with just a little bit too much sweetness in the after-tast and a lack of body. Priced at 349 baht, it is just 50 baht more expensive than the local fruit wines and far superior. Shiraz and Merlot variants are available as well. Affordable, enjoyable and widely available in Thailand. Result.

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Review: Tohkai Japanese restaurant (The Mall, Korat, Thailand)

My girlfriend and I’ll gladly admit that we love Japanese food, especially sushi/sashimi. When we are in Thailand we head to a Fuji franchise about twice a month. No matter the location, quality is always top notch, service swift and freshness guaranteed by the rate of turnover: every single branch seems to be booming. Last week, we decided to check out the competition. Maybe we could find an even better restaurant?

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Review: 4DX Movie Theatre (Korat, Thailand)

In the larger Thai cities, some movie theaters are still the cinema palaces they used to be in the West. They also offer more viewing experiences than I am used to in the Belgium: regular, VIP, 3D, IMAX, IMAX 3D and 4DX. As my girlfriend and I are quite fond of going to the movies, we’ve regularly used all options, except for one: 4DX. Time to strike the last one from the list.

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Review: Thai restaurant Tjoung Tjoung (Antwerp, Belgium)

Tjoung Tjoung in Antwerp is one of those rare restaurants that serves authentic Thai food in Belgium. It is situated slightly out of the way at Breydelstraat 16, close to the central train station and mere minutes by foot from the De Keyserlei. Coming from the train station, just take a right at the Australian Ice Cream parlor and keep walking until it appears on your left. With the popular Isaan Café and a Thai massage parlor in the direct vicinity, there seems to be a cluster of Thai businesses in the making.

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