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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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...
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,...
Donaukanal hotspots
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home cafe
Nordic charm and a living-room atmosphere are a welcome addition to Vienna's international collection of cuisines. While Austria undoubtedly has a lock on gorgeous alpine scenery as well as prime meat, dairy and produce in abundance, the one sore point is a marked lack of fresh seafood. While not surprising for a landlocked country, it is nonetheless trying for those who...
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...
Restaurant Ludwig Van
Ludwig van interprets culinary classics while adding new notes under the auspicious roof of one of Beethoven’s former dwellings Finding Ludwig van is easy: Beethoven’s face scowls from a block away, encircled by a ring of green neon light. The prominent sign, fusing veneration for the old with a playful openness to the new is a telling indicator of what...
Gasthaus zum Sieg
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On the Menu
The new Neapolitan-style pizzeria Via Toledo entices with a Valoriani oven and lots of southern cordiality Vienna has its fair share of ristorante italiani, particularly in the 8th district, where pizza, pasta and other delicacies from our southern neighbor confront you at every turn. Via Toledo, the latest entry into the game, is named after an ancient street in the...
Steinthal
Steinthal’s stripped-back dishes showcase the best of local produce Daniel Steiner and Benjamin Wieselthaler are inseparable – “there hasn’t been more than a day or two in the last five years that we haven’t seen each other,” laughed Daniel, whose impulsive eagerness is complemented by Ben’s quiet, thoughtful demeanor. The two travelled, ate and cooked together before deciding to open Steinthal...
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