I like my bars empty, I do. Matter of fact, I prefer them that way. Not that I don’t like having other people there, just that I appreciate that certain surplus of personal space that comes with, say, a library before closing time, or a second-hand record store on a Tuesday morning.
Author: Florian Duijsens
Shrugging off my coat and sitting down at a wooden table with a tray full of deliciously different fishiness, I took a sip of the crisp Riesling Michael Wickert had offered me. As I tried a bite of hot-smoked salmon with a chaser of onion confit, any hint of my mild hangover suddenly disapparated.
Even though e-readers are less and less of a rare sight on the U- and S-Bahn these days, actual, honest-to-goodness books are close to our heart here at Stil in Berlin. And the true value of visiting a bookseller becomes clear as soon as you walk into Dialogue‘s cozy Schönleinstrasse shop.
In a city that still seems to think sushi the be- and end-all of Japanese cuisine, it’s a rare treat to come across Nazuna, a quietly popular lunchroom on a rather unsightly stretch of Danziger Strasse
At a recent Soho House reading, Luisa Weiss (also known as the Wednesday Chef) was lamenting the lack of cheap and plentiful dumplings in Berlin. Squeezed in the last free seat at the back of the crowd, I found myself nodding in vehement agreement…