DESTINATIONS france lille Dining Pancook


Popularity of this corner restaurant is on the rise, and no wonder: dishes severed are all great value home-style cooking at its best. The star of the menu are the "pancooks" themselves - hollowed-out bread bowls stuffed with a mix of ingredients, sealed off with a generous helping of cheese.


Those looking to savour Lillois specialities should cast their glance at carbonade flamande, waterzooi, and potjevleesch. The latter one might be the most exotic: four different types of meat held together with gelatin, served cold. Carbonade flamande is, perhaps, the safest bet, as little can go wrong with beef stewed to utmost tenderness in beer. As for waterzooi, it is a Flemish creamy stew of fish or chicken with egg yolk and various vegetables.