Da Baffi is rightfully known as one of the most charming Italian restaurants with high quality food in Berlin and is usually on my list of recommendations. So when I heard the crew behind it opened a new breakfast, lunch and apéro place on Köpenicker Straße, I couldn’t wait to go. The space is small but the interior of the former butcher then electrical store, now restaurant is stunning, to say the least. The original tiles and wall paintings were restored and the look was completed with simple vintage wooden furniture. I instantly considered it to be one of the best restaurant interiors in Berlin. Sadly though, the offered food can’t quite keep up with the delightful interior.
Tag: Italian food
Imagine a shaded backyard, furnished with simple wooden tables and chairs, in which dishes full of dainty smelling risotto with chanterelles are served for your enjoyment during lunch break. Imagine the risotto dish was preceded by a beautiful cold soup made of tomatoes and followed by a delicious mascarpone cream with seasonal berries. Imagine you’d only pay 13 Euros for this stunning lunch menu.
I decided, I’ll do a little catching up this week – out of whatever reason, some of my absolute favorite places in Berlin have not yet been covered on this blog. And we’re starting with one of my most beloved places for dinner: Drei. Although I’m not even sure that’s the official name.
There’s been a time, it’s already several years past, when “lunch menues” had their moment in Berlin. Means getting a starter and a main course for mostly around 8 Euros in mostly Kreuzberg restaurants. This is pretty affordable for two courses, but it also means you eat a lot and as a consequence are very tired in the afternoon. But today, we revived the old habits at Mädchenitaliener.