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33 posts categorized "Berlin Guides"

Thanksgiving 2014: Turkey on the town and a pumpkin report

Short days and the early dark is back. Are you filling your kitchen with good scents too? We got talking about Thanksgiving some weeks back. What is the best pumpkin to use for pie? Who's cooking up a Thanksgiving meal......

Clear as glass

I had just met a tranquil, handsome newborn who turned a week old the day before. I was singing to myself as I cycled home on that cheerless June afternoon. Skimming round the curve at Ernst Reuter Platz, I forked......

Five scoops of ice cream in Berlin

The weather might keep changing, but that hasn't stopped me from eating ice cream every chance I get. Anna Durkes is an ice cream parlour in Kreuzberg opened by a Milanese lawyer turned gelatier. The sleek, sculptural furniture is made......

Two or three lunches at das Lokal

You'll remember my enthusiasm for Kantine, the temporary restaurant Maren Thimm and Gary Hoopengardner set up in architect David Chipperfield's parking lot, so you'll imagine my delight when they found a permanent location on a sunny corner of Linienstraße. The......

Dial M for Museum (Buchstabenmuseum & .HBC)

Isn't it pleasing to get on an escalator in a down-market shopping center and find a sleek museum at the top? Design students revamped the Buchstabenmuseum (the Museum of Letters) a couple of weeks ago: see the process documented here.......

A day out in Dahlem (Café Lenné)

I couldn't resist Domäne Dahlem's spring festival last weekend. Hearty platefuls of fluffy Salzkartoffel, herb-flecked Quark and crispy bacon-strewn Bratkartoffel were just what the doctor ordered. Afterwards I finally bought a few pieces from the indigo workshop. (Do you reme...

Perfect baklava at Yorckstraße (Pasam Baklava)

I have only one thing to say in response to Luisa's post on Pasam Baklava and that is yes. It's heart-stoppingly good. Pasam Baklava, Goebenstr. 12a, Berlin-Schöneberg (map) Open daily 10am-8pm...