Another prerequisite for good fries is fresh oil. “We change our oil daily; this is an area where we refuse to compromise. If we are going out for a snack and smell old grease, we turn around and leave. You shouldn’t reek of the chippy when you’re done.” Sven and Evelyn also set high standards for the other snacks they serve alongside their fries.
“We taste everything available on the market to find the best ones. We never skimp on quality.” That’s also why they currently make much of the food they sell themselves; from homemade stews and burgers to vegetarian broccoli beignets and vegan falafel. “Wholesalers’ vegan options are just not that interesting,” says Evelyn. “While tasting the umpteenth flavourless vegetable burger, I thought, we can do better.We have since become known for our selection of homemade plant-based snacks.In a progressive city like Ghent, demand for such items is high.”