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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Donaukanal hotspots
Every year the Danube Canal promenade gets a little more sexy, with laid-back bars, delicious street-food-style eateries and the urban attitude to match. Here are our top 10 picks for 2017Tel Aviv Beach2., Obere Donaustrasse 65 (map) Mon-Sat 12:00-24:00Anyone who has been down to the canal over the last few years can’t deny that Tel Aviv Beach has taken the...
vienna ice cream
With legions of purveyors of frozen treats, Vienna screams for ice cream.by Catherine Hooker & Conrad SmithIn a city so enamored with sweets, it’s no surprise Vienna loves its ice cream: Ever since Italian confectioners came to the imperial capital looking for work in the 18th century, locals have embraced gelato, making it an integral part of summer; and with...
winery Pfaffl
Award-winning winery Pfaffl has helped establish Austria’s signature Grüner Veltliner on the daunting American market. Good as they are, Austrian wines often go unnoticed outside the country, especially with giants like France or Italy hogging the limelight. Even large producers can have a hard time making it internationally. The family-owned Pfaffl winery in Lower Austria is among the few that...
Poysdorf
The Weinviertel has as many philosophies as vintners“Popsicles. With lychee aroma!” René Willmann of the Poysdorf Weinmarkt (wine market) scoffed, a staunch defender of classical Austrian winemaking and not overly impressed by the trendy tipples in Generation Y’s watering holes. And he has good reason: The 30 winemakers whose nearly 500 wines are on display in his Vinothek are among...
We canvassed the town to bring you the best of Vienna’s Krapfen selection.In Vienna, it seems that sugary confections beckon from every bakery's shop window and grocer’s aisles. The Konditorei (confectioner) near my apartment reminds me, daily, that it is Krapfenzeit – the pre-lenten period when it’s “permitted” to overindulge in these fat-soaked, apricot jelly filled doughnuts, dusted with sugar....
gluten free
I got sick and tired of constantly asking Viennese waiters, "Is this gluten-free?" So I put together this gourmet's guide to worry-free, gluten-free ViennaSchnitzel, dumplings, and vitrines teaming with tempting pastries are omnipresent in Vienna; however, it can be hard to enjoy the local cuisine when one suffers from a food allergy, sensitivity or an intolerance. Luckily, things have...
Paco
The spirit of tapas lives on in a new guise at PacoThe philosophy of tapas is very much about sharing – be it the small servings, a bottle of sherry or lively conversation. The new restaurant Paco has this at its heart, being as much about conviviality as cuisine.Only open since October, Paco is quickly becoming a neighborhood hangout,...
vegan vienna
It’s not the culinary stereotype one immediately associates with Vienna, but the vegan vittles of this schnitzel-focused city are not to be missed. Sprinkled around the city, and ranging from cupcake bakeries to upscale dining, vegan-friendly food is just a quick Google-search away.Vegan or otherwise, Veganista is arguably some of the most decadent ice cream you’ll ever taste. Offering...
Nothing says “be mine” like giving your sweetheart seductive, sticky confections in a fancy box. Luckily for you, this city understands luxury candy better than most A dollop of dark chocolate filled with velvety nougat and topped with caramel crunch will surely make any valentine weak in the knees. On the search for the perfect delicious decadence, you’ll find a...
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