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14 posts categorized "Berlin Markets & Fairs"

Karl August Platz Market

Going to Karl August Platz for my birthday was pure heaven. How refreshing, after braving the hordes of tourists at Kollwitzplatz and Winterfeldplatz, to arrive at a market so unselfconsciously beautiful. Locals wove through the stalls that ringed the spacious......

Arkonaplatz Market

I'll mention it today and not tomorrow, to give you time to plan ahead: Can I remind you how the Friday market at Arkonaplatz is just fabulous? And how there are few things more picturesque than the trout on the......

Lausitzer Platz Organic Market

The glories of a fresh market! The compass of my world has grown overly small these past few years, and it is good to use the wandering days of early parenthood to seek out some new corners of my beloved......

Goose & the Domäne Dahlem Christmas Market

Mhmm, hearty enough for you? Having been raised on A Christmas Carol it was gratifying to finally try a bit of Christmas goose (though foolishly I didn't order a whole plate for myself). The Domäne Dahlem Christmas market was smaller......

Erntefest Domäne Dahlem (Squash & Thanksgiving)

Squash galore! Loyal readers will remember my elation on discovering the Christmas market at Domäne Dahlem. These scenes from the Erntefest make clear, I think, that this harvest festival was just as delightful. Inked into my calendar is Domäne Dahlem's......

The Christmas markets (Domäne Dahlem II)

Obviously, as much as the non-food delights captivated me, the food was what really got me excited. The first thing I saw when I walked in were the pillowy mounds of goat cheese pictured above, made from unpasteurized raw goat's......

The Christmas markets (Gendarmenmarkt)

I had never seen chestnuts outside a French tin before coming to Germany, but they are everywhere in the late autumn, and irresistible. At the Gendarmenmarkt Christmas market I bought a hundred grams in a paper cone, piping hot, and......