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Iron Beauty On Gendarmenmarkt In Berlin

Kiss Your Honey On Gendarmenmarkt At Night

Have the city’s best wiener schnitzel for dinner at Lutter & Wegner, and then take your honey for a stroll around Gendarmenmarkt at night.  The beautifully lit architecture is impressive to behold and the center of the plaza is the perfect place for a sweep-em-of-their-feet kind of kiss.  Has that ever happened to me?  Not […]

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The German Museum Of Technology In Berlin

The weather’s gotten cold cold cold in Berlin and that means it is time to start loving our indoor attractions! A lesser known museum choice is one that I was surprised to have enjoyed as much as I did. Don’t be turned off by the entrance to the German Museum of Technology (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin), […]

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Don’t Hate Me For Hating Currywurst!

I hate currywurst.  There.  I said it.  Being so in love with Berlin as I am means that sentence borders on — no, it is — blasphemy.  The people here go nuts for the (pork?) stuff, and I really cannot understand this gastronomic mystery.  In fact, I’ve been told that Germans eat more than 70 […]

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Celebrating Alba’s White Truffles In Berlin’s Bocca di Bacco Restaurant

White Alba truffles are world-renowned for their earthy gastronomic perfection. The harvest season opened this week in Piemonte (Piedmont), Italy. In Berlin, we celebrated with an exquisite truffle feast at Mitte’s exclusive Bocca di Bacco restaurant. The annual festival, called Fiera Internatzionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba, is occurring this year for the 82nd time. Beginning […]

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Bye Bye Monbijouplatz, I Will/Won’t Miss You

As they say here in Europe, it is with one sad eye and one glad eye that I am planning to move from my current home on Monbijouplatz in Mitte, up north into Prenzlauerberg. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here nine months already, because I honestly never felt like I finished moving in. […]

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Colors@Concorde: The Fresh And French Party

In the world of all that is hip in Berlin, sometimes the central-western kiezes (especially Charlottenberg and Wilmersdorf) feel a little left out of the buzz, despite being “juuuust a bit outside” the HIP ZONE.  My Prenzlauerberg/Mitte/Kreuzberg rooted neighbors will tell you that’s because there is nothing over there that is hip enough to buzz […]

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A Totally Yummy Time With Krauted Haus Supper Club

On April 21 and 22, 2012, Krauted Haus Supper Club will be having their next event, “Eat Your Veggies.”  And believe me, if it is anywhere near as good as the last creole-themed get-together on February 12, this is one you won’t want to miss. In order to whet your appetite for the mad culinary […]

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Bird Virgin No More (Best Burgers In Berlin!)

On February 9th I finally lost it…I’m a Bird virgin no more.  The Bird in Berlin (Prenzlauerberg) is renowned throughout the city for having seriously fierce burgers and with good – very very good – reason.  They are stupendous. I had the chance to visit the place with the awesome guys from a Berlin startup […]

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VIP Berlin: Pret A Diner, what can I say?

Pret A Diner in Berlin:  Absolutely gorgeous, decadent, beyond all that is comprehensibly chic. The full story of our escapades that evening can be found in the story I wrote for überlin on their blog.  They couldn’t link all of my favorite photos taken by my amazing partner in crime, Xesus Margarinos, so I felt the need to add a few […]

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Restaurant Tim Raue

Originally written on February 17, 2011 I committed a cardinal sin at Restaurant Tim Raue.  Buddha Raue forgive me, I asked for substitutions in the fixed menu. I am personally not fond of most fish.  But the smiling waitress was quite charming as she explained that my preferences would not taste good together.  I was so […]

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