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Typical German food – Berlin’s true local dishes

So you are in Berlin and you obviously would like to try typical German food. Personally I think that eating a people’s food is one of the most fun ways to get acquainted with its culture. Typical German/Austrian food classics are great, but I think you should consider starting with the true local dishes. That said, it is sometimes hard to

Berlin Shopping Guide – Torstrasse the coolest street in Mitte

Torstrasse is one of the main streets of the Mitte neighborhood and is one of the addresses with the coolest local shops in Berlin. The “shopping mile” starts on Prenzlauer Allee and ends right at the crossing where Friedrichstrasse changes its name to Chausseestrasse. A fun fact about this shopping itinerary: halfway through, you will run

10 Cool Berlin Souvenir ideas

Every time I have friends visiting from abroad or I am looking for cool gift ideas for friends, I always try to get them something either made in Berlin or at least designed here. But it is never easy to decide what to get. If you are just visiting or browing around your neighborhood looking for non mainstream Berlin souvenirs, you hit the

Yafo Israeli Restaurant & Bar – lively, busy, fun and delicious

My foodie friends (the fun ones) are all about this place. I decided to come here one night after drinking a few beers at Kaschk and realizing I needed food before I got drunk. Very “spontan”. Best decision of the month! LOL. Yafo Israeli Gastro Bar is the kind of restaurant I love. Lively, friendly, busy, fun and delicious. I

Berlin restaurants in hidden courtyards – a fun guide

Wether you are looking for lunch, brunch, coffee or dinner, there is a hidden courtyard for that. It is Berlin, after all. And a lot of what goes on in this town takes place away from the “street level”. Read on to discover our favorite such experiences! By now you know that we are absolutely in love with Berlin’s inner

Pierre Boulez Saal Berlin – a new stunning concert hall

Pierre Boulez Saal is the newest Berlin concert hall. In fact, it opens tonight (March 04th, 2017). I am honored to have been invited for the dress rehearsal with Daniel Barenboim and could not be more excited to tell you all about it. If you are a classical music fan, you know that Berlin has one of the most exciting classical art communities
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