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Sunday, April 22, 2018
This celebrity chef from Israel has opened another of his Miznon civilized street food restaurants in Vienna “It’s the entire world on the plate,” gushes Israeli chef Eyal Shani, serving his guests in his newly opened street food restaurant, Miznon, on Schulerstraße in central Vienna. In sharing his recipe for one of his renowned pitas, you can now bring the...
Winemaking
Cellar, field and desk; March is a busy  time of year for winemakersThe cliché of cute country girls and boys, skirts and sleeves rolled up as they tread the grapes, may have finally been consigned to the bin of wine making lore, but there’s still plenty of romantic haze fogging the hard reality. Between the jolly harvesting of last...
Treubleiben
A Persian New Yorker transplants Brooklyn grub to Kirchengasse   At Treubleiben, one of the more recent additions to the Kirchengasse gastro-strip, Kaveh Tabatabaie has recently revamped the menu, doing what so many expats have done before him: bringing his culture’s cuisine to his new home.Comfort food is the name of the game, and it fits the establishment: Treubleiben means stay...
guest sophie halder
Organic community building, one platter at a time“My concept is simply back to basics” says Sophie Halder, chef and manager of the new restaurant SCA33 on Gumpendorfer Straße. It certainly looks the part, its tiny interior all wooden panels and simplicity. Her cooking combines a love for healthy local food with a knack for new flavors and fresh combinations....
jamie oliver
Jamie’s Italian seeks the balance between class and comfort.It was only a matter of time: The gastronomic empire of British chef Jamie Oliver has found its way to Vienna, opening its first branch in a German-speaking country at the end of last year. Seating over 200 guests on two floors, Jamie’s Italian, created by Oliver and his mentor, Italian...
Even in the world of wine, appearances matterSo there you are in the Vinothek, staring at the shelves. So many labels; so many vintages… Now what? Irish poet W.B. Yeats would have understood: “Wine comes in at the mouth,” he wrote, but “love comes in at the eye.”More than we often realize, it’s the label that seduces us. There’s...
tapas lespagnole
When going for Tapas, do as the Spaniards do In Spain, tapas is a way of life. More than just finger food, these small delicacies served with wine or beer are an institución, a ritual of meeting friends over food and drink and sharing a good time. Above all, it must be agradable – gemütlich – otherwise you’re simply filling...
ghisallo
Ghisallo marries casual Mediterranean dining with fine Italian road bikes.When you first face Ghisallo on the corner of Reinprechtsdorfer Straße and Schönbrunner Straße, you may perform a double take: it changes depending on which way you face. On one side, you see a dealership for fancy racing bikes; on the other is a contemporary café/restaurant with a relaxed ambiance. As...
red wines
Unpredictable weather has kept Austrian vintners on their toes, making the 2017 vintage a challenging oneAs smartphones and technology keep us curled up inside, we like to think we have mastered our environment, but ask any vintner and he’ll tell you a different story: The smallest meteorological factor can make or break a vintage, and, technology notwithstanding, good wine is...
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