Down the street from our house in Ghent, on the Burg Straat near the Baroque Carmelite Monastery Church is a clothing store for men and women of long standing. Though viagra plus 400 mg the clothes they sell are a generally a little more conservative than what I customarily wear – I like to go in and have a look – and inevitably find something that is a fine souvenir of our annual stay. But more than the clothes it is the management that cialis lasts how long draws me there. The management typify what makes shopping in Belgium so satisfying. The proprietors of the independent shops really do make a special effort to understand their customers – what your style is, what occasion you cons of viagra are shopping for, and find the things that suit you well. Sometime in the last couple of years of visiting and in chatting about this and that – the subject of our line of work came up. The proprietress volunteered that her son was a chef in Washington DC with an important catering concern who might be interested in our beers.
Fast forward to this week. We arrived in Belgium with head colds, no rainproof outerwear or umbrella. It was raining persistently on Monday morning. I convinced Don that he should stop in the shop and get a coat that was truly waterproof. So we resumed our acquaintance with Madame who informed us that her son now had TWO restaurants and a catering business. Michelle Obama had been a patron recently. They are called Table and Menu, Bistro Bar & Kitchen. The chef is Frederik DePue. It just so happens that this Monday was the first anniversary of Table. We wish them a happy one. The anniversary menu looks lovely and features wild viagra online from us pharmacies boar bolognese – a tip off that the chef is Belgian. We can’t wait to dine there on our next visit to Washington DC. Washington has a number of talented and successful Belgian chefs who are graduates of the top cooking school in Belgium why cialis bathtub Koksijde on the Belgian sea coast. Geert Piferoen and Bart Vandaele are two others we know and who are talented and kind! Here’s to Belgian chefs succeeding in DC and beyond! If Frederik’s mom had not buy cialis next day delivery uk told me he’d gone there – I’d have guessed it – since there is a large photo of a man fishing on horseback – typical of the towns near the school. Wonderful Ghent – in one visit you can get an impermeable coat, a restaurant recommendation, and a prospect for our beers.