like a local

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

Top things to do in Berlin for first-timers – Part II

So you are in Berlin for the first time and you had an amazing first day. You visited some of Berlin’s iconic sights and soaked in some of the History. Well, guess what, it will only get better with my selected tips on things to do in Berlin. I propose a second day away from the touristy areas. Maybe spend a day “like a local”

Be Coffee My Friend – Vegetarian Restaurant

Be Coffee my Friend is a welcome new addition to the Berlin vegetarian restaurant/gastro-café scene. To get here, take the S-Bahn to  Yorckstrasse  Station (U7) and walk about 5 minutes. The 300-meter walk towards “Be Coffee My Friend” takes you through the cool old iron columns of the old track bridges (Yorckbrücken – now

Lucha Libre: This restaurant has closed

**LUCHA LIBRE HAS CLOSED**Whenever I come across fun and tasty food I simply cannot wait to share with you. It is not easy to come by exceptional Mexican food in Berlin. Yes…yes…there are quite a few decent places, but non of them really hit the sweet spot. Well, Lucha Libre is the closest (in my humble opinion) to do just that. I have

BRLO Brewhouse Craft Beer Container Complex

BRLO (a loved local craft beer brand) had announced the construction of its first BRLO Brewhouse craft beer container complex last year and I got super excited about the overall concept. They started last summer with a popup biergarten and have now finalized the construction of the main brewhouse. So I paid them a visit this past weekend. BRLO

Arminius Market Hall – old school market in Moabit

Since we moved to Berlin we have had the privilege of every once in a while exploring Arminius Market Hall in Moabit. Until recently it was just like making a trip to the past. To a Berlin that does not exist anymore. In many ways that identity is still there and we love it for it. But we also welcome the recent movement in making the food and
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