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Friday, December 14, 2018
The Anglo-Austrian couple of Oliver and Petra Lucas offers seasonal casual fine dining “When Grace is open, I’m in the house,” said UK-born chef/owner Oliver Lucas one recent Wednesday afternoon in his restaurant. It’s quite refreshing to meet a “chef” with a small “c,” a master behind the stove rather than a brand. “I make a point of serving the...
Honu serves fresh, healthy Hawaiian-inspired bowls with regional ingredients Only open since June, Vienna’s first Hawaiian bistro, Honu Tiki Bowls, already has a reputation for long waiting lines. “I didn’t even think that people here were so hungry for something new,” notes 30-year-old Viennese native and owner Kaspar Kunz, a graduate of Vienna’s Tourism College Modul. He was inspired by...
Other  winemakers  may  follow  the méthode  champenoise,  but  the  aristocrats  of  bubbly  still  define  the  market.  Procedures  can  be  copied;  the  magic  is  more  difficult Crémant,  Sekt,  Prosecco,  Frizzante  –  as  long as  it’s  got  bubbles.  Well  perhaps.  But  no  one will  deny  the  mystique  of  real  champagne,  the roster  of  great  names  like ancient  royal  dynasties,  their  grand  labels unmistakable across  a crowded  bar.  Even  the  opening ...
Honu serves fresh, healthy Hawaiian-inspired bowls with regional ingredients Only open since June, Vienna’s first Hawaiian bistro, Honu Tiki Bowls, already has a reputation for long waiting lines. “I didn’t even think that people here were so hungry for something new,” notes 30-year-old Viennese native and owner Kaspar Kunz, a graduate of Vienna’s Tourism College Modul. He was inspired by...
The award-winning restaurant Taubenkobel lures you to its Vienna popup – and with good reason Despite its off-the-beaten-track location in Schützen am Gebirge, Burgenland, Restaurant Taubenkobel is an icon of Austrian gastronomy: serving Pannonian cuisine firmly rooted in the European culinary tradition, chef Alain Weissgerber and his wife, Barbara Eselböck, have received numerous accolades by celebrating their region with fresh...
Lower Austria's Thermenregion is home to several signature varieties, as remarkable as they are rare In a wine world dominated by a limited number of superstar grapes like Austria’s Grüner Veltliner, it is illuminating to talk to a vintner who keeps old favorites alive. “Two hundred years ago, Zierfandler and Rotgipfler were among the most important grape varieties in the...
Intensive Care: The Delirium Café brings a bit of Belgian cheer to Vienna’s lager-battered heart No matter the month or temperature, it’s always beer o’ clock in Austria: placing second worldwide in per capita consumption, only our Czech neighbors chug more. And while lager (sometimes known as Märzen) remains the suds of choice, local palates are growing increasingly fond of...
The brothers Wrenkh build on family and history Practically growing up in the kitchen of their parents’ pioneering vegetarian restaurant in the 1980s, the siblings Karl (31) and Leo (29) Wrenkh are no strangers to the world of gastronomy. The family ate vegetarian six days a week, and on their day off, like flexitarians avant la lettre, they caught up...
In a crowded brunch landscape, Turnhalle im brick5 offers exceptional organic fare in a relaxed environment When the doors to Turnhalle im brick5 open on weekends, a brunch of earthly delights awaits – but you’ll have to find it first. Walk beyond the cutely arranged seating in the courtyard of the larger brick5, a culture center in a converted factory,...
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