restaurant

Little Apo

Little Apo Restaurant (Brussels)

© Little Apo

  • Date
  • share

In the Dam family, it’s all eyes on the daughter, Rosa, who left her parents’ legendary restaurant, Apocalypse, to open Little Apo, a tiny, wood-clad canteen that’s raring to go, a mere stone’s throw from the local town hall. It’s like a little Vietnam, where you can slurp authentic phò soups and gobble up perfect bun bo xao, hearty salads and flavorful skewers – all made with fresh produce and served in small or large portions. That evening, we savored a comforting phò gha, the signature soup with a very rich broth, plus rice noodles and chunks of juicy chicken breast; a reasonable bo ta chanh – beef carpaccio buried under coriander, Thai basil, onions and lime; extremely tender marinated and grilled chicken skewers, dunked in the chef’s special sauce; and an unforgettable Vietnamese coffee crème brûlée. // Alba Nebbioli

FEELING THIRSTY? Lagers from over there (Saigon, Singha and Chang, €3) or from here (Saison de Bruxelles and Weizen Saison from the Brasserie L’Annex, €3.50), a cocktail made with Panda Belgian gin, lychee, lime and ginger (€9.50) and homemade lemonade (€3).

PRICE: Salads €8 to €9.50, soups €12.50 to €13.50, skewers €13.50 to €16 (about half the price for a starter), desserts €6.

Save this spot in the Fooding app, available on iOS! Download it now in the app store.

The 2nd edition of the Belgium guide is available for pre-order!

Discover the latest selection of the Kingdom’s 350 best addresses (restaurants, bars, cellars, shops and bedrooms), an award’s list celebrating this year’s favorite spots, and a magazine section featuring 16 articles exploring the margins of the food world, its hidden stories and some of its most taboo subjects.

2024 Le Fooding Belgium guide frontcover
Pre-order now!
About

Le Fooding is a print and digital guide to all the restaurants, chefs, bars, stylish hotels and B&Bs that make up the “taste of the times,” plus an annual awards list for new establishments across France, a series of gastronomic events, a tool that allow you to make reservations at some fantastic bistros, and an agency specialized in event planning, content production and consulting… And after conquering France, Belgium is Le Fooding guide’s latest playground!

Fooding® is a registered trademark.