Belgium is famous for its waffles and I happen to be obsessed with waffles. I love waffles in all forms, from Belgian waffles, waffle cones, and Hong Kong’s famous egg waffles to American chicken & waffles and PAGU’s potato wafflatos, I love them all.
In fact, in my younger days I loved eating toasted Eggo waffles topped with vanilla ice cream. Soooo good.
I remember trying my first ever Belgian waffle when we got stuck in Belgium during our flight home from our honeymoon after the 9/11 attacks. Although the circumstances surrounding the unexpected stopover were stressful and overwhelming, we do hold special memories from the several days we spent in Brussels. While we were there, we tried their famous waffles for the first time, explored the Grand Place, and bonded with others New Englanders who were on our same flight (and thus same situation).
Almost two decades later, we finally made it back to Brussels. I immediately started searching around for the best Belgium waffle. Virtually everywhere I looked I read about Maison Dandoy.…