It was about time for a new endeavor in the land of carbs: last week, a bread-loving jury came together in my office in Kreuzberg to taste the finest baked goods in the city, celebrating sourness, judging crumb as well as crust and talking grains, flours and sourdough. We broke the bread, spread butter, dipped in oil and even toasted some of them, to find Berlin’s Best Bread, this year in four categories, which means we have four winners! However, all of the bakeries we invited are glorious examples of artisanal baking, an endangered trade, so make sure you buy your bread with them when looking for real good one.
How super is it, that Berlin’s food scene is so diverse by now, that one can enjoy a delicious afternoon pick-me-up at a Japanese bakery!? Kame just opened their shop in Charlottenburg, is part of the 10 places you have to try this winter list, and is serving some smashing sweet treats filled with Matcha and match more.
Das Brunch is here to feed your Saturday munchies with dishes you can’t get anywhere else in Berlin.
After years of average Italian food in Berlin (with some exceptions), German’s most loved cuisine is experiencing a hype – with interesting concepts and especially new sources for Italy’s biggest pride: fresh and hand-made pasta. And Pastificio Tosatti just off Helmholtzplatz will satisfy your cravings for Italian noodles in all shapes and sizes.
Tell me you’re serving hummus and shakshouka and I’m there in five minutes – especially on a rainy and grey February day… Kanaan is on my 10 places you need to try this winter list, especially because they’re serving chickpeas in many varieties. And also because their background is so very interesting and makes my heart melt.