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Vienna
Monday, January 22, 2018
Buxbaum
Dine at your country house in the middle of the 1st districtAll great cities have secrets. In Vienna, time and curiosity may reveal a hidden courtyard, a graceful fountain, or quiet square, each an oasis of calm in an otherwise bustling section of town. The best can transform an afternoon.This is what happens at Buxbaum, a sophisticated yet unpretentious...
Steiereck's Chef Heinz Reitbauer's quest is perfection – or a reflection of the essence.Chef Heinz Reitbauer ends many of his sentences with a pleasant “ja.” Like a graceful exclamation point, it befits his Restaurant Steirereck, currently listed as number 15 of the “World’s 50 Best Restaurants.” In Austria, he and his restaurant are unarguably at the top.Reitbauer took over...
kuro
Kohei Kurosa serves udon and other beloved Japanese staples at his newly opened restaurant, Kuro“I asked my Austrian colleague what he would like to eat during our last night in Japan,” said Kohei Kurosa, founder and manager of Kuro, Vienna’s latest Japanese eatery. “Udon. Kobe beef was good, but udon was better.”The famous Japanese thick noodle soup has few...
The Beaver Brewing Company brings craft beer and American classics to Alsergrund From the outside, the Beaver Brewing Company is just another bland masonry façade on the Liechtensteinstraße, washed smooth with new stucco, in a glow of evening light.Inside, though, is another world, a wave of sensory indulgence: the savory aroma of burgers, pastrami sandwiches and fried chicken tenders coming...
One of Vienna’s few accredited slow food chefs has a special recipe for the Lenten fast: Viennese snails with artichoke ravioliFuad Vojic has created a slow food oasis at Giorgina, just behind the Burgtheater; in the heart of the city yet almost invisible. Lunchtime hums with the chitchat of political movers – SPÖ, ÖVP and die Grünen all have...
Fischrestaurant Kaj
The “golden” cook of Fischrestaurant Kaj transforms the fresh catch from the Adriatic.“Sometimes life just writes its own script,” Miro Sapič told us laconically. He and Zlata started their fish restaurant in the 2nd district as the Balkan war came to their native Croatia and they had no wish to return. Business was slow at first, but as the...
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...
Martinigansl at Gasthaus Wild
At Gasthaus Wild, the Austrian custom of roast goose for St. Martin’s is a veritable feastThe annual celebration of St. Martin’s Day (Nov 11) originated in Tours, France, and spread throughout the European Catholic world in the middle ages. It marks the end of the growing season and beginning of the harvest. Its eponymous saint was a baptized Roman...
gastwirtschaft im durchhaus
Gastwirtschaft im Durchhaus brings Viennese cuisine into the 21st centuryLet’s face it: Neubau, Vienna’s ultratrendy 7th district, may have gotten a little too fashionable. Some of Vienna’s most exotic eateries have made their home here, and dinner options now include artisanal burgers, Japanese udon, Vietnamese pho, burritos and fajitas. So you may be forgiven if, spoiled amid all this...
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