In these increasingly unstable times, one fact rings true: we all need to eat. And so our February issue is stuffed to the gills with tasty food articles, from a peek at this year's dining trends to insiders' perspectives on the restaurant business. Plus: the only Berlinale guide you'll need, the latest in music, stage and art and much more, on stands now!
FOOD TRENDS 2017 Modern Mexican, matcha mania, craft beer gastropubs, refugee dinners and the Tel Aviv takeover: what's hot on the scene this year.
FOODSHARING GOES PRO Pay for restaurant and grocery leftovers, save the world? We put three new apps and a restaurant to the test.
THE SYRIANS OF SONNENALLEE More and more Syrians are opening food shops on Neukölln's “Arab street”, but it isn't always easy being the new kid on the block.
EASY AS PIE? How hard could it be to open up your own café in Berlin? These current and former expat entrepreneurs are here to tell you the brutal truth.
VIETNAMESE EMPIRES Meet the three close-knit families that run the city's Vietnamese food scene.
BERLIN FOOD DYNASTIES The butcher, the baker, the Baumkuchen maker and the liquor distiller on how to keep a family business alive for four-plus generations.
BLOGGERS' CHOICE Online tastemakers share their new discoveries, top recommendations and last Berlin suppers.
UNHAPPY KANGAROOS Tipsters let us in on how Deliveroo's bicycle couriers are now more exploited than ever.
THE OTHER MARKTHALLE Ceviche, barbecue, a prayer machine and the mother of all tables: a guide to the Arminius market hall.
Also in this issue…
BERLINALE 2017 Our top picks and insider tips for this year's Berlin Film Festival (Feb 9-19)... and don't miss our party at Ritter Butzke on February 15!
ART: IN WITH THE NEW Daadgalerie, KW and Haus der Kulturen have all reopened – so what's new? We take a look at the changes, preview Transmediale (Feb 2-5 at HKW) and interview KW's new Dutch director.
SHADOW TRILOGY Artist-choreographer Naoko Tanaka presents her quietly stunning triumvirate of pieces at Sophiensale (Feb 9-12).
PHILLIP SOLLMANN The onetime DJ goes from the club to the avant-garde with the microtonal piece Monophonie (Feb 7, Volksbühne).
START-UPS Online dating and healthy food delivery apps: what more could you need in February?
BEST OF BERLIN Porn karaoke, Nairobian upcycling and two new Prenzlauer Berg bookshops for non-Germans.
...and much, much more!