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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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...
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...
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...
Die Liebe offers a passionate tapas-style meal alongside delicious wines, all within the quiet bustle of Marktwirtschaft, the new indoor food market.The concept of Marktwirtschaft and its mainstay restaurant Die Liebe doesn’t challenge Viennese diners. It’s at the intersection between a Wirtshaus (tavern), a Lebensmittelmarkt (food market), a café and a Feinkostladen (delicatessen) – all things the Viennese know...
le burger
Le Burger throws out convention and leaves it all up to youA walk down Mariahilfer Straße is like life in fast-forward. Businesses shut down and new ones take their place, while others just get a seasonal facelift.One storefront on Vienna’s longest shopping drag managed to pull off a trifecta of all of the above: Where a McDonald’s once stood, an...
guest sophie halder
Organic community building, one platter at a time“My concept is simply back to basics” says Sophie Halder, chef and manager of the new restaurant SCA33 on Gumpendorfer Straße. It certainly looks the part, its tiny interior all wooden panels and simplicity. Her cooking combines a love for healthy local food with a knack for new flavors and fresh combinations....
spelunke vienna
Spelunke does dark and swanky for trendy businesspeopleIn German, a Spelunke is a dark and shabby bar, often hidden in a grotty backstreet near a harbor. Not unappealing to Viennese, who have a soft spot for the shady and ugly underneath their noble veneers, even if the closest we have to a port is the Danube Canal – which,...
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...
Paco
The spirit of tapas lives on in a new guise at PacoThe 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,...
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