Jane Silver

Jane Silver: The way we eat now

Is freekeh the new quinoa? And would we be asking these questions five years ago? Jane looks back on a weekend of food festivals and a half-decade of changes in the "food scene". more

Oct 4, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

There's nothing like a balmy eve spent drinking beer and eating snacks outdoors in the company of friends (and/or football). Even better if the food's actually good. Here are our favourites for both summer Gemütlichkeit and tasty German grub. more

Jul 1, 2016 11:00 AM , , , Food

Still drinking craft beer? Get with the times! The natural wine craze hits Berlin’s most hipster of hoods with Wild Things on Weserstraße and Jaja on Weichselstraße. more

Jun 13, 2016 2:40 PM Food

Brought to you by a publishing wunderkind and a refugee chef, the newest culinary addition to City West combines regional ingredients with Middle Eastern flavours and German dishes with Syrian ones. What did we think? Jane Silver dishes. more

May 17, 2016 12:15 PM Food


Photo by Maria Runarsdottir

It may not be a feast for the eyes, but the nooks and crannies of the Neues Kreuzberger Zentrum complex pack in more authentic budget deliciousness per square metre than nearly anywhere else in Berlin. Here are our favourites. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:00 PM , Food

Move over, burgers and kebabs: here comes steak and Käsespätzle! Four new French and southern German openings in Reuterkiez prove that gentrification can be pretty darn delicious. more

Apr 1, 2016 10:00 AM , , , Food

Berlin certainly isn't lush with Jewish deli options, so thankfully new offshoot of Mogg & Melzer, Louis Pretty has arrived, offering thick, juicy (and some decidedly not kosher) sandwiches and a few Jewish specialities worth your pennies. more

Mar 21, 2016 5:00 PM Food


Takumi Nine. Photo by Viktor Richardsson

Berlin may pride itself on being international, but when it comes to Japanese food, humble Düsseldorf’s got it beat. But that city's "Little Tokyo" is making an impact here: Takumi Nine and Gotcilla are two newcomers. more

Mar 2, 2016 12:00 PM Food 2 Comments


Photo by Jason Harrell

February's all about comfort food, and there's nothing more comforting than a big plate of Polish dumplings. From old-school to bio street food, here are three places to get your pierogi fix. more

Feb 1, 2016 1:00 PM , , Food

Proudly sporting a shiny new Michelin star, Nobelhart & Schmutzig is perhaps even prouder of its "brutally local" concept, sourcing everything from within 250km of Berlin. Your meal there is sure to be unforgettable, if nothing else. more

Jan 15, 2016 12:45 PM Food

So it's midway through January, and you're already starting to slip on your New Year's resolutions. But we've got just the stuff to (re-)kickstart your motivation – by appealing to the foodie in you. more

Jan 15, 2016 12:00 PM , , , , , , Food

Still eating meat and wondering what to eat? Forget mass-processed mystery meats and generic Bratwurst! Let these Berlin artisan butchers show you how the sausage is made. more

Jan 8, 2016 3:30 PM Food

Its stark interior may not seem particularly inviting, but we're here to eat, after all – and on that front Chicha delivers Peruvian cuisine that won't fail to impress, especially when it comes to the seafood. more

Nov 12, 2015 2:40 PM Food

The new restaurant by Südstern might not be the most authentic Turkish spot in town, but it's good for a fun night out of DIY grilling. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:00 PM Food

Want an authentic Russian cafeteria excursion – for better or worse? A branch of Russian canteen chain Pishka has opened right here in Berlin, serving a plethora of dirt-cheap working-class delights from the motherland. more

Sep 16, 2015 11:15 AM Food

It’s been deemed the best Mexican in town, but not everyone agrees – not even among our team: Seymour Gris and Jane Silver are still feuding over it. Read their pro and con, then tell us what you think! more

Aug 24, 2015 3:30 PM , Food 6 Comments

Vegan summer

Clockwise from top left: Vegan Tiger, Brammibal's Donuts by Francesca Torricelli, Kontor Eismanufaktur Berlin, Wilder Hase by Rosalind O'Connor, The Bowl by Francesca Torricelli

Whether you're a staunch activist or merely appreciate a good meatless meal now and again, your options just keep on multiplying. Here are five of the latest. more

Aug 10, 2015 5:05 PM , , Food


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Jane Silver: Begeistert

What does a British-owned Neukölln cocktail bar have to do with the best chilli Jane's had east of New Mexico? And, as is so often asked in Berlin, what does any of this have to do with brunch? more

Aug 7, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's... a spluffin! Our favourite hybrid baked good of 2015 is a cross between a Splitterbrötchen and a muffin, and it's about to get its very own store – but the spluffin men need your help. more

Jul 29, 2015 12:00 PM Food

Our Wedding month might be drawing to a close, but you can still visit the neighbourhood anytime – and when you do, you'll find a plethora of global eats, from Tamil curry to Polish pierogies. Here's a sampling of our favourites. more

Jun 30, 2015 3:30 PM Food

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