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Friday, October 19, 2018
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The Marina Restaurant combines Austrian culinary variations and Mediterranean flavors with an unbeatable view and a refreshing breeze As the days grow longer and the nights warmer, Vienna residents traditionally flock to the water. There are dozens of cocktail bars and taverns serving snacks on the Donaukanal, and the Donauinsel has more than its fair share of seasonal restaurants, offering...
Gin is in, more than ever. As Vienna kicked off its first annual Vienna Gin Festival on May 3 & 4, a worldwide trend celebrated its arrival. With 40 local and international purveyors of gin and tonic represented, the lively event offered a fascinating insight into how gin has made a comeback in the last few years. Like a fine...
For nearly a decade, Christian Domschitz has brought his culinary passion to the Vestibül. “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” remarks Michelin-starred chef Christian Domschitz with a smile. Born in Vienna, he felt himself drawn back to his hometown after a career of high-level cooking in France and Switzerland, returning in 1986 for notable stints at the likes...
Why "low intervention" wines have a hard time getting designated The disastrous Austrian wine scandal that shook the world in 1985 left a lasting mark on the industry: After it came out that wine was sweetened with toxic antifreeze, quality checks were tightened in Austria and are now among the strictest in the world. “A blessing in disguise,” as Luzia...
A tour around Lower Austria’s cider region, the Mostviertel, blends tradition with innovation. I have vivid memories of my first encounter with Most, the fermented drink that gave the Mostviertel (Most district) its name. On a sun-kissed late spring afternoon, my girlfriend’s uncle had taken me on a mountain-bike ride along the dusty roads winding through the hills of southwestern Lower...
In-Dish brings tradition and trends together, creating progressive Indian flavors. Despite its recent popularity, fusion cooking isn’t new: Intercultural culinary exchange has been prevalent since the start of trade. The secret, then and now, is in the mix: which elements to emphasize when creating a new whole. Fortunately, the recently opened Punjabi fusion restaurant In-Dish has the formula down, combining...
An Austro-French couple serves viennoiseries to the Viennese. Barely half a year in business, Parémi, the new boulangerie/patisserie by the young Austrian-French couple Patricia Petschenig and Rémi Soulier, has been an instant success. Bringing Gallic delights to a city with a sweet tooth, it fills a void among the many excellent, traditonal Konditoreien. Petschenig – petite, with round, horn-rimmed glasses, her...
Heunisch & Erben’s huge wine selection and scrumptious menu make the perfect pairing. Vienna has enjoyed a flurry of wine bistro openings in recent years, with star chef Konstantin Filippou’s O boufés setting the standard. The latest addition, Heunisch & Erben, is more than worthy though, a classy-yet-hip new sprout on Vienna’s culinary tree with dozens of wines available by the...
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The Viennese love their white wines young and fresh. Winemakers in Gols would prefer to wait. Farmers the world over complain about the weather – too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry. Wine growers are no different – that is, mostly: The white wine bounty of 2017 has left Austria’s vintners singing praises to the weather gods. Last year...
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