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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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...
A downtown deli brings joie de vivre to ViennaA cartoon figure sporting a beret, striped shirt and moustache strolls across the tiled walls of Midi, a new deli on Hoher Markt, close to Stephansdom. In case you’re still uncertain where this is going, he’s also got a  baguette tucked under his arm. The spectrum of Gallic delights ranges from...
le burger
Le Burger throws out convention and leaves it all up to youA walk down Mariahilfer Straße is like life in fast-forward. Businesses shut down and new ones take their place, while others just get a seasonal facelift.One storefront on Vienna’s longest shopping drag managed to pull off a trifecta of all of the above: Where a McDonald’s once stood, an...
joseph brot vienna
Producing handmade organically sourced bagels the traditional way is a labor of love: It takes three days just to make the dough and another four to give them that satisfying crunch while keeping the inside pleasantly smooth.But Josef Weghaupt, founder of the Joseph Brot bakeries, feels it’s worth it, opening a Bagelmanufaktur (bagel factory) right on Albertinaplatz.Weghaupt entered his...
The new downtown hotspot Kitch serves up pimped Neapolitan with industrial chicThe neon signage and bare-brick interior don’t scream pizzeria. There is genuinely little to suggest the main fare at Kitch until you venture past the large natural wood standing table to the back where, next to the round white pizza oven, you’ll find the pizzaiolo, Carmine Cilento. Formerly...
The trouble with partying like there’s no tomorrow is that tomorrow always rears its ugly head. Even the most enchanting evening becomes a vague blur when attacked by the persistent blows of reality hammering their way into your skull. In such cases, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; how fortunate then that prevention is usually just...
Serving delicacies to discerning patrons since 1618, the Kameel is a gourmet temple and a place to see and be seenAt most top restaurants, the bar is a catchment area, but little more. Not so at zum Schwarzen Kameel on Bognergasse, where it’s the center of the action – as it has been for over a century. Guests have...
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...
britwurst
An expat has made a tidy business out of delivering tasty traditional British breakfast sausages to hungry VienneseRichard Holmes had always been a hobby cook, but in 2011 he began a venture that would take over his life: Britwurst, which introduced the British “banger” to a city beholden to the Bratwurst and Käsekrainer. “In expat forums, I started seeing...
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