94 posts categorized "Berlin Cafes & Restaurants"

Four summer days

Tall glasses of sparkling rhubarb juice on the terrace at A. Horn. Observing the shadows and light on long walks through Charlottenburg and Kreuzberg. A lavish strawberry-picking excursion at the organic farm Vierfelderhof. Eating schnitzel and sausages in the lush......

Sunday snaps

Du Bonheur*, Arkonaplatz playground, Bondi, Nordbahnhof playground: summer in Berlin. PS: I think I'll be in Hamburg later this week: if there's anywhere I should go, do share. *the Kouign Amann!...

Dinner at Jung Grün & Blau

A birthday highlight? Being taken out for dinner at Jung, Grün & Blau. There was fabulous music, a vast expanse of sky, and a procession of delicate morsels in the Japanese style, mixing Brodowin milk and miso, dashi and Brandenburg's......

Revisiting: Sarah Wiener at the Hamburger Bahnhof

Metallic skies brightened by a slice of lemon tart. The little light bounces around the high-ceilinged rooms. A German mother neatly slices up a Wiener Schnitzel, to be divided between her son and daughter. A Spanish couple chases their toddler,......

David Chipperfield's New Kantine

You know how I like following a line. First, there was the temporary Kantine in a creaky-floored, derelict structure at the back of David Chipperfield's parking lot. Then the bulldozers came, and the floorboards found a new home at (Das)......

Tian Fu’s Vegetable Noodle Soup

Handmade noodles in irregular lengths with just the right amount of chew: neither gummy nor chalky. A golden broth. A generous handful of greens , more leaf than stem. Tofu marinated and slivered before joining the broth. This winter I......

Revisiting: The Literaturhaus

Snow suits the Literaturhaus. The light in the conservatory goes slate-blue at cake time. We lift flutes of sparkling wine (it's Christmas Eve) and watch snow drift into piles on the windowsill. At breakfast-time, too, the rooms are hopping, but......