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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
irish bars vienna
Be a liquid ambassador of Gaelic cheer at these Irish Pubs in ViennaIrish pubs are liquid embassies – no consular services, but a lot more fun. They’re certainly everywhere – I have drunk Guinness in Dharamsala, and in a roadside tin shack on the tiny Caribbean island of St Lucia. As vital generators of goodwill, it is every Irish...
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...
In a city that manages to make the most out of its coffeehouse culture, it’s not impossible to spend every day of the year in a new café. Despite cafés being a ubiquitous feature of this historic city, we all have our favorite (I know I have mine) that stand out in the crowd. UNESCO recently honored the intangible...
Die Parfümerie cocktail bar
Follow your nose to aromatic cocktails at Die Parfümerie BarFinding Die Parfümerie can be a challenge. The new permanent home of a trio of mixologists that made their name as a pop-up bar, we searched in vain for a sign indicating their presence, strolling unsuspectingly past the locale several times. Finally, we consulted Siri and reexamined an inconspicuous storefront...
Beimir Bistu Shein Ottakring’s new mixologist joint Beimir has filled a cocktail voidWhen I moved west of Wattgasse, to the outer reaches of the down-to-earth 16th district, I hoped for many things - lower housing prices, a sort of gritty authenticity and proximity to the greenery of my beloved Vienna Woods.What I didn’t expect is to find my local bar...
Bars for non-smokers
To breathe or not to breathe – that is the question for Vienna’s bar hoppers. The city’s watering holes are a traditional bastion for one of Austria’s unhealthier pastimes – and will remain so for some time yet, as the government’s recent decision to ban smoking from restaurants and indoor areas only takes effect in 2018. If you can’t...
Dark, trendy and with an unerring eye for quality, Kleinod is a barman’s barA soft golden light glows from behind the dark paneling, bouncing onto the cushioned walls as I walk into the smoke-clouded room. I passed between the late-night guests crowded around the long white tables or leaning on the bar.  Above is all curves, the luminous brushed...
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Savor the last days of summer on the terrace of the 25hours Hotel's Dachboden barLate summer may be the best season to enjoy Vienna: As the evenings grow long again, locals scramble to make the most of the last golden days before another grey winter sets in. And better still, with half the (student) population either still on holiday...
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