For many in Brussels, finding the best frites is something just short of a hobby, but you won't have to look far if you visit Frit Flagey. They make frites in the traditional way, starting with thick cut potatoes and deep frying them in beef fat not once, but twice; the result is a golden crisp outer shell with a soft interior that is filled with flavor. Traditionally they are served with a dollop of mayonnaise, but other mayo-based sauces and an assortment of meats are also offered. The wait time can approach 30 minutes on busy days, but there is a reason—Frit Flagey is widely considered to be the best in Brussels.
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