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Saturday, October 20, 2018
crazy lobster
High-end meets low-key at the new downtown eatery Crazy Lobster, offering more versions of the crustaceans than Vienna has ever seen In all honesty, eating lobster in a landlocked country will always feel weird. But it’s this exotic creature that takes center stage at Crazy Lobster, a new eatery tucked into a few ancient arches on Naglergasse. The restaurant’s goal,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Paco
The spirit of tapas lives on in a new guise at Paco The philosophy of tapas is very much about sharing – be it the small servings, a bottle of sherry or lively conversation. The new restaurant Paco has this at its heart, being as much about conviviality as cuisine. Only open since October, Paco is quickly becoming a neighborhood hangout,...
morrocan food lorient
The cuisine of Morocco at L’Orient combines warm spices with a carefully designed space In Arabic, khattat means calligrapher, the scribe whose perfectly formed lines transform text into art. A similar transformation is happening at L’Orient, where owner Mustapha Khattat presents the culture and cuisine of Morocco, turning seemingly simple food into understated delicacies. The 2nd district’s Rotensterngasse is a nondescript...
This celebrity chef from Israel has opened another of his Miznon civilized street food restaurants in Vienna   “It’s the entire world on the plate,” gushes Israeli chef Eyal Shani, serving his guests in his newly opened street food restaurant, Miznon, on Schulerstraße in central Vienna. In sharing his recipe for one of his renowned pitas, you can now bring 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,...
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