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24 posts categorized "Berlin Goings-On"

Christmas in the city, Christmas in the country

The cream for the Irish whisky was whipped by hand; the concoction in the glorious silver-lidded carafe above is a fresh beet/apple/ginger juice. Like their products, the Wednesday Paper Works "pop-in" shop was at once elegant and intimate. We watched......

Go Eat Read

So much to catch up on! GO: A weekend in the countryside, a Szechuan feast, a chance to go somewhere. / Apfeltraum in summer is lush and lovely. I am excited to visit under the indigo skies of a winter......

Foraging in Brandenburg

The fields were pale and bleached of color. Spring herbs teemed beneath the snow. We gathered bishop's weed, yarrow leaves and stinging nettles. Our teacher, Thea Harbauer, also holds classes on gathering (edible) wild plants at the Freilandlabor in Zehlendorf....

Wine & Art & Garden Songs

Cycling down Kopenhagener Straße to meet Kristina for lunch, I had to stop off at Nix Wie Wein for a bottle of Rivaner to accompany her exquisite fresh asparagus ravioli with a zested crème fraîche sauce. I used to live......

Berlin Christmas Markets: First Advent (27-28 November)

I can't pretend I'll manage them all, but here are the Christmas markets I've starred for this weekend. Which are you looking forward to? Domäne Dahlem, Königin-Luise-Straße 49, Berlin-Dahlem (map) Open 11am-7pm For everyone: If I were to recommend a......

Tim Dinter’s Berlin & Japanese Snacks (because you’re there)

Rosenthalerplatz Tim Dinter's Berlin is the city I fell in love with: gray, plain, full of moments. His Mitte is the one I miss, and I lose myself in this series some nights, pierced with longing for the little life......

Letters & Lines

I've said it before and I'll say it again: you really must check out the Buchstabenmuseum in its new home, tucked at the top of the escalators in a dingy shopping center off Karl-Liebknecht-Straße. Wonderful. I've translated their new brochure......