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94 posts categorized "Berlin Cafes & Restaurants"

Bar am Steinplatz

A rhubarb fizz run through a slushy machine, a cold Rollberger, local trout smoked to perfection—perfect fare, really, for a sultry Berlin evening, and young bar manager Christian Gentemann is charm itself. Bar am Steinplatz, Steinplatz 4, Berlin-Charlottenburg (map)...

Lunching between books: Literaturcafé der Autorenbuchhandlung Berlin

The waiter is solemn and handsome. The menu is a repurposed Insel Verlag hardback. The library hush is appropriate for a bookshop café. An elderly Charlottenburger flicks languidly through an art catalogue, her wooden necklace as eye-catching as a parrot.......

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......

Miang Kam at Thai Park

“The leaf lady is here!” she cried, and dashed off. When she returned, we crowded around the black plastic platter. It was heaped high with diced limes, ginger, red onions, and chilis, roasted peanuts, dried shrimps, slivered almonds, a tub......

Five more scoops of ice cream

Thoughts do become things. One day my daughter was drawing ice cream cones, and there was nothing for it but to light out to Ludwigkirchplatz: a scoop of chocolate for her, a scoop of chestnut for myself. Two Junes ago......

High, high above: Monkey Bar at Bikini Berlin

And indeed, you do look over the apes. The breadth of the city vista and the delight of the changing sky are the best reasons to let afternoon drift to evening as you loll on the teal window-side poufs. We......

Revisiting: Sasaya

In 2004, March was similarly radiant. Alison sang scales as she hunted for a cardigan in her suitcase; her mezzo filled the courtyard. We had spent the morning planting herbs on my kitchen windowsill. Come lunchtime, a whim took us......