I had no idea who Mr Diamond was prior to my stop-over in Frankfurt last week. He was an anthropologist and poet. But that’s not the Diamond this marble-clad fine dining restaurant in Frankfurt’s infamous Bahnhofsviertel is referring to. Stanley Diamond was also the name of a member of the Jewish organized crime, born in 1940, 14 years after Maxie Eisen was shot. The latter being the name giver to the pastrami bar, which Stanley Diamond’s – the restaurant’s – owners opened a couple years before just some streets away. It’s all a family business…
As much as I want to stay out of the obsession with the brand-new, as much do I love the many additions Berlin’s food-scene is currently enjoying. Because I believe competition will make this city’s scene a lot better, will teach an audience to ask for improved menus, better produce, greater experiences. And thus benefit the food and farming scene.
I wanna give you a list of new places that opened in the last couple of months, which I’m looking forward to trying in the next weeks.
It’s a new year, time for new beginnings – which doesn’t mean we’re throwing out old loves, just giving them some fresh blood. Burgers & Hip Hop is back for the new year with a very fresh line up of local ambassadors happening on February 6th at our beloved Prince Charles. And you’ll be delighted to hear we’re bringing back your beloved Burger Feast – the very special ticket allowing you to eat all the burgers, so read on!
Every week we hear news about the situation of refugees in Berlin. Here’s a summary of what’s been happening in the last days and how you can help. This is the English version of an article in cooperation with Mit Vergnügen, hier kannst du ihn auf Deutsch lesen.
Okay, I should’ve written about this place weeks, if not months ago! It’s a Chinese restaurant with a quite contemporary and chic interior, serving only (!) vegetarian dishes! And it’s made by the same folks doing one of my favourite places for Chinese food in Berlin, Tian Fu. Better late than never: here’s Tianfuzius.