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27 posts categorized "Berlin Goings-On"

Honey Honey (& More Sky & Art School Open Days)

Oh, but the sun is shining, the bees buzzing. Not one, but two events on this weekend for amateur apiarists and those who just love honey. Do bees drink only nectar, or water too? Do bumblebees make honey? Oh yes,......

Book Stand II with Claire Cotrell

The loveliest of Sundays: Book Stand II with Claire Cottrell and Jordan Sullivan at the Freunde von Freunden apartment. Light filtered through the drizzle. We sipped fragrant bowls of Sacred Emily , smiled to see friends' work in the summer......

Verabredung zum Essen (An evening at Mulax with Slow Food Berlin)

We spoke of hydroponic gardens and of Barnim water buffaloes, of tasting sets and of a Hohen Neuendorf villa that houses a Viennese coffee house, while the brother-and-sister duo behind Mulax plied us with sour pickle sorbet and house-made crackers......

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......