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Vienna
Friday, January 18, 2019
The Anglo-Austrian couple of Oliver and Petra Lucas offers seasonal casual fine dining “When Grace is open, I’m in the house,” said UK-born chef/owner Oliver Lucas one recent Wednesday afternoon in his restaurant. It’s quite refreshing to meet a “chef” with a small “c,” a master behind the stove rather than a brand. “I make a point of serving the...
In a crowded brunch landscape, Turnhalle im brick5 offers exceptional organic fare in a relaxed environment When the doors to Turnhalle im brick5 open on weekends, a brunch of earthly delights awaits – but you’ll have to find it first. Walk beyond the cutely arranged seating in the courtyard of the larger brick5, a culture center in a converted factory,...
Ufertaverne
At the Ufertaverne of the Hofbauer Segelschule, great food and wine is only half the draw It’s a sunny Sunday in Vienna, with a light breeze. A great day to be on the water. From the broad terrace of the Ufertaverne (shore tavern) on the Alte Donau, the sailboats of the Segelschule Hofbauer tack back and forth among the pedal...
Keisuke Numata enriches Vienna’s food culture with traditional Japanese cuisine Take one quick stroll along your local food court and you may come to believe that the world revolves around cold, vinegared rice melded with raw fish into bite-size cakes wrapped in seaweed. While sushi’s popularity is holding fast, Kyoto-born chef Keisuke Numata, spills an insider secret: Most of it...
marina
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...
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...
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...
florentin 1090
Florentin 1090 joins the growing number of Israeli restaurants, but remains behind the competition. Between Ottolenghi in London, Miznon in Paris, and Tel Aviv in Warsaw, Israeli restaurants are enjoying a boom in Europe. And Vienna is certainly no exception. Miznon – whole charred cauliflower in tow – arrived in the First District in 2016, nestling in alongside NENI am...
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...
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