In celebration of the relaunch of the map of this very blog, I decided to write “one of those articles”, a boiled down list of current favorite places to eat in this very city. Because of course these are the questions I receive the most: What’s your favorite restaurant? What’s the best place for sweets? Where do I get the best brunch? What’s the best ice cream? And yes, I do have answers. Very personal, subjective ones, that is. So this is not a final list, nor one that claims to be exhaustive, or timeless. I’ve only added brick-and-mortar places, no pop-ups, no trucks, no supper clubs. And there’s no hierarchy. But seriously, if I had to tell you 10 of my favorites, these are it.
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Dreams do come true… I’ve always wanted to throw a street food party that was 100% meat-free, and the time has finally come: this Sunday will see the very first vegan and vegetarian Bite Club, with all my favorite street food vendors celebrating plants. Instead of clean eating, this feast will focus on indulgence – from the best burgers, to spicy salads, Sichuan noodles, hearty hummus, most delicious ice cream, and much, much more. I invited a couple street food stars who usually wouldn’t do vegetarian food, and challenged them to bring their deliciousness to the meat-free table. And all of this will go down at the beautiful venue of Funkhaus right by the Spree. Come celebrate the final summer weekend with us!
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While we’re currently deep into summery sleepiness and holiday talk, there’s nothing like the sweet anticipation of September, when the city reawakens with loads of events and parties. And this year we’re in for a treat:: the second instalment of the now better than ever public Bread & Butter by Zalando is coming up, this time the Festival of Style and Culture has a banging motto: BOLD. And while fashion is still the main focus – with brands like Viktor&Rolf, Topshop, Jil Sander Navy, Nike, and more –, music – Bilderbuch, Hannah Faith, Yung Hurn and Quay Dash – and FOOD will make things even more exciting. A best-of street food vendors from Berlin, Germany, and Europe will feed us burgers and baos, coffee and ice cream, and loads more during the three day festival from Sept 1st to 3rd. Check the full program here, and don’t forget to order your tickets now! And for those who can’t attend: All fashion shows, talks, and selected music highlights are live streamed on B&&B’s channels.
Btw, you can also read my guide to food at B&&B on their website.
Germans love ice cream. I mean, we all love ice cream! Who doesn’t LOVE ice cream!? As a result, Berlin is full of ice cream places, many of them with lines out the door, because ice cream is one of the rare things in life, Germans (everyone) willingly queues for. Thanks to this wild love, the local scene is thriving with excellent places spread all over, who’ll serve you frozen treats in all their varieties. I made this guide to help you find the best places with the finest ice cream in the city.
When the light is low, double the sugar, said my grandmother. Or this is what I’d like to remember her saying… but one certainly doesn’t need an excuse for a treat like this, because waffles make everything better, even the 20th day in a row with not a glimpse of sunshine. Especially when they’re topped with ice cream and whipped cream. And come with a thick hot chocolate like in this sweet place in Schöneberg.