Eating out

Christmas in town: Five holiday eats

Are your nightmares dominated by overcrowded dining room tables and piles of dirty dishes? Berlin's restaurants come to rescue you from Christmas dinner toil. Here are five of the best places to eat out on Christmas Day. more »

Dec 16, 2015 3:00 PM Food

My perfect Berlin weekend: Gabriel S. Moses

Gabriel S. Moses is a sequential artist and graphic novelist. Catch his talk at the "A Game Of You" conference at Bethanien on Aug 8, or see his work at the "Facts & Fiction" exhibition in Lenbachaus through September 13. more »

Jul 31, 2015 2:15 PM People

Three for the dough

In the mood for bagels? What about foccacia? From New York to eastern Europe to Italy, sink your teeth into fresh-baked bready treats at these three shops. more »

Aug 19, 2014 2:30 PM , , Food 3 Comments

Cabslam: More than breakfast

The much-hyped California Breakfast Slam has long been attracting droves of starving first-worlders. Since spring, it's had its own home base in Neukölln, serving the same endearing comfort food as before alongside lunch, dinner and cocktails. more »

Aug 19, 2014 1:55 PM Food

Jane Silver: Food is the new club

The queues! The bouncers! The sandwiches! After visiting the Village Market at Neue Heimat, our newest blogger wonders when the 'street food' hype will end. more »

Aug 6, 2014 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog

EXBtv: Eating Out w/ Mary Ocher

Coinciding with our 11-year birthday blowout at Urban Spree, EXBtv launches the first in its series “Eating Out”. Our first guest: the inimitable Mary Ocher, who will also be playing our party with Your Government on June 15 at Urban Spree. more »

Jun 14, 2013 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

Ask Hans-Torsten: Restaurant tipping

Knowing how much of a tip to leave when eating out can often be an scary experience. In another of our regular advice columns from Hans-Torsten Richter, he sheds light on Berlin tipping etiquette. more »

Jun 12, 2013 3:15 PM Features 1 Comments

The hard-up hipster

You can’t help it if you’re so ahead of the curve that you’re off the road entirely. You love Berlin’s dirt-cheap places not because they save you money (though that’s nice too) but because they’re the most interesting. more »

Aug 8, 2012 11:00 AM Culture

The cash-strapped tourist

For all its much-vaunted grime, Berlin has its share of over-exposed, over-sanitised, and yes, overpriced tourist attractions. But scratch the surface, and you’ll be surprised what you can see on the cheap. more »

Aug 8, 2012 11:00 AM Culture

My perfect Berlin weekend: Bruce LaBruce

Toronto-based art-porn provocateur Bruce LaBruce is in Berlin enough to be considered, at the very least, a part-timer. Get his weekend lowdown! more »

Apr 27, 2012 9:00 AM People

Fritz 101: Chomp on Germany

By focusing on a distinct drive for quality food, a failed experiment comes good with something a little closer to home. Join this "culinary journey through German lands' for authentic German cuisine. more »

Apr 19, 2012 9:00 AM Food

Cicciolina: Carnal pleasures

With a mouth-watering selection of Italian dishes nestled comfortably between the sumptuous curves of film goddesses Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida, Cicciolina provides ample foreplay for lovers of good food and wine. more »

Mar 27, 2012 5:00 PM Food

Ohlàlà: French vegan brunch

With a selection of vegan crépes, cupcakes, quiches and a sumptuous range of stews and salads, you can always leave it to the French to be so sinful first thing in the morning – and ethical, too! more »

Mar 8, 2012 9:00 AM Food

5 great places for soup

March is (still) the season for hot liquid food. Here are five recommendations for bullshit-free, hearty, veggie-based, energy packed soup. more »

Mar 6, 2012 9:00 AM Food 2 Comments


Mar 6, 2012 9:00 AM Food

Cafe Ribo

Mar 6, 2012 9:00 AM Food

Top coffee in P'Berg

Part of the first wave of top-notch speciality coffee locales to shake up Berlin's café scene in recent years, Café CK offers top roasts, copious reading material and for those not in P'Berg, a new location in Kreuzberg. more »

Feb 17, 2012 9:00 AM Zeitgeist