Snacks & Sweets

Turkish Market, a must-visit

Turkish Market. What a delight! Before we moved here we used to read about this place and imagine a huge market hall full of stalls. Well, it is not that. The Turkish market in Berlin is a street market. A nice one, by the way. Whether you live in Berlin and want to get some fresh produce and spices or if you are visiting the city, this is surely

Vietnamese Coffee – QUÀ PHÊ

Who said authentic Vietnamese coffee and food must be found at dodgy joints? Let’s be frank. That used to be the case. But not for a while in Berlin. Places like Quà Phê are bringing a cool vibe and variation to the already established Vietnamese food scene. True, places like Monsieur Vuong and District Môt have been around and

Distrikt Coffee in Mitte

It just doesn’t get better than this. Quiet yet central. Cosy yet spacious. Delicious coffee and cake. That’s Distrikt Coffee. For the longest time we have been a fan of the area just North of Torstrasse in Mitte (and we are not the only ones). It is a haven of quietness in very close proximity to busy and cool areas of Berlin Mitte.

Brunch – Melbourne Canteen (Closed)

UPDATE: MELBOURNE CANTEEN HAS CLOSED IN 2016.   Panierstrasse (and the area around it) in Neukölln is indeed becoming a magnet for tasty eats. Proof of that is this Australian brunch place we had the pleasure of trying recently. Don’t take our word for it, just explore this area on your own. And let us know. We always seem to find

Café Oliv

Café Oliv is usually where we stop for coffee and snacks (sometimes light lunch) when we are doing some shopping around the Hackeschermarkt area. Part of this area can get quite busy  (depending on the time of the year downright impossible not to bump into millions of people). However, Café Oliv is located in a relatively quiet corner

West Berlin Coffee Shop

Why spend your money at coffee bar chains when you can have a much better experience and undoubtedly get a lot more from a place like West Berlin Coffee Bar?  We raise this issue because this place is located in a particularly tourist-busy area in Mitte (close to Check Point Charlie) with lots of global coffee-chain-competition. They seem to be
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