No. 52: Belgian Waffles at Waffle Up
Mark Antonation Waffle Up gets Belgian street food right.
300 Elati Street
In the streets of Brussels and many other Belgian cities, waffle vendors perfume the air with the aroma of yeast-risen batter and caramelized sugar. Tom McCarty fell in love with Liege-style waffles and perfected the recipe, bring the treats to Denver streets with the Waffle Up food truck he fired up with co-owner Jasmine Spoonemore. But now you don't need to brave the elements for a bite of Belgian goodness: the two opened their brick-and-mortar Waffle Up cafe in the Baker neighborhood just a couple of months ago. With a menu of sweet and savory selections, it's not hard to find a favorite, but why not go for a little of both? The maple bacon waffle proves to be the perfect morning pick-me-up.More »