Dinner

Alpenstück German Food

Photo from Restaurant’s website We were super lucky when we first moved to Berlin (in so many ways). The first month we were here we stayed at an apartment in Mitte just a stone’s throw away from ALPENSTÜCK.  We had already read about it even before arrival, but were super thrilled to experience firsthand. And to find out that they

Hasir Turkish Restaurant

Mehmed Augün is the founder of this Berlin institution. And it is said that he was the one to invent the Berlin-style doner kebab. We know that the Hasir family owns half of Berlin’s Turkish restaurants and we also know that many people give them a hard time and frown upon their dominance. We don’t care about that. We care about the

Cha Chã Thai Food

CHA CHÃ THAI POSITIVE EATING is an Asian fusion restaurant located on Friedrichstrasse in Mitte. It has also a side entrance on Mohenstrasse (try this entrance if you would like to sit outside, they have a very cool outside seating area). The menu runs the gamut of many thai and vietnamese dishes and you are sure to find something you like. They

Maroush Arab Food

If you are wondering the streets of Kreuzberg (the area around Kottbusser Tor) and are looking for some yummy lebanese food, we think MAROUSH ARAB FOOD is an option you should consider. For a long time we ignored this place in favor of the traditional turkish Hasir (turkish restaurant across the street). However we are glad to have made the

Parker Bowles

With a name like Parker Bowles (reference to Isherwood’s character on  the book Goodbye to Berlin), this place  was destined to win our hearts from the start. Located on Moritzplatz it is very conveniently located close to the U8 Ubahn stop (Moritzplatz). This asian fusion restaurant is a great stop before exploring Kreuzberg (during the

Yarok – Delicious Syrian Deli in Mitte

Located on Torstasse between Rosenthaler Platz and Friedrichstrasse, YAROK SYRIAN DELI is our local Syrian food favorite.  For some reason Torstrasse is one of the few areas in Mitte that has been “somewhat” protected from gentrification. And places like Yarok is what gives the neighborhood the character that we love so much.
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