Finally, a taste of that elusive Berlinale glamour in the form of director Noah Baumbach and his co-writer, star, and reported girlfriend Greta Gerwig after a screening of their wonderful new film Frances Ha. Try to catch a showing if you still can, there’s only three days left of the fest!
Author: Florian Duijsens
The Bird is no secret; all of Berlin already seems to be very much aware of this haven of American cuisine hidden behind Mauerpark, which makes coming in without a reservation a rather dangerous gambit.
For many of us there are just a few precious pinpoints of light in the otherwise endlessly dreary Berlin winters. For some those lighter spots come in the form of vacations somewhere sunny and far away, for the rest of us there’s the Berlinale. What better occasion to finally pay tribute to Arsenal, one of the finest cinemas in the city and the headquarters of Berlinale’s Forum program for more experimental films.
It was the only sunny table in the almost empty restaurant, the winter sun tentatively highlighting a ‘Reserviert’ sign, yet a quick question-mark smile and I had taken a seat, basking in the light and leafing through Aroma‘s extensive menu.
In its ideal state, a well-stuffed bánh mì is a perfect combination of French baguette and Vietnamese crunch, spice, and meat–and at Cô Cô they come real close.