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R.I.P., Anthony Bourdain. What did America's foodie hero do on his last-ever visit here? Jane watched Sunday's "Parts Unknown" and has some thoughts. Read more

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It’s been a year since Berlin declared open season on American crayfish but no one's putting them on their menu. Valiantly trying to change this is the German trio behind Holy Crab, a roving street food stand promoting the “invasivore” lifestyle. Read more

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"Who the f**k needs fish?” reads the new sign above Friedrichshain’s Veganz supermarket. Secret Garden is the name of the new spot and specializes in fish-free sushi. Sorry, “sushi”. Read more

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For the capital of such a bread-obsessed country, Berlin’s sandwich game remains disappointingly subpar. But a few contenders have stepped up to the plate of late, each with their own gimmicky spin on the classic portable meal. Read more

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North America’s vegan behemoth has finally hit the Hauptstadt! Here’s where to try it. Read more

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The (chocolate) Berlin Wall gets demolished several dozen times a night at this year’s most overlooked new Michelin star, Savu. Jane Silver tried their menue, from the gimmicky to the straightforwardly tasty. Read more

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A hungry expat’s favourite pit-stops for English food in Berlin. Read more

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We regret to inform you that everything you’ve heard about Liu Chengdu Wei Dao is true: this new lunch spot by Stadtmitte U-Bahn station serves a superlative bowl of Sichuan noodles, completely unadulterated for German palates. Read more

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February is the month to stuff your face with bowl after bowl of chewy noodles and creamy broth. Jane Silver tried five comfort food contenders. Read more

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Layla, opened in October across from Tempodrom, is the Israeli chef-preneur Meir Adoni’s first European outpost. Read more

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The new Italian/Finnish-owned vegetarian pizza joint in Wedding is already drawing Neuköllners up north towards Humboldthain. Is it worth it? Read more

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Townies and expat orphans, your moment has arrived! Jane Silver lays out your options for Christmas feasting, from goose to nachos. Read more

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Bookworm or not: if it’s a good read, it’s a good gift. We’ve rounded up some of Berlin’s best new books for under the tree. Read more

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2018 wasn’t just a good wine year (thanks, climate change!) – it was a great year for Berlin winebar-restaurant hybrids combining expertly chosen tipples with equally remarkable dishes from all over the continent. Here are three standouts. Read more

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Comforting yet refined, Berlin-friendly yet unapologetically Scottish, sums up Hirsch & Hase perfectly. Read more

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Jane Silver goes on a quest to satisfy her hunger for brains in Berlin. Read more

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Luxury hotel and restaurant Orania’s non-engagement with the Kiez is probably its saving grace. But diners willing to step past the spiderweb of cracked glass actually step out of Kreuzberg for a real Berlin-rarity: Peking-style duck à la minute. Read more

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Two restaurants promote integration and gourmet Levantine cuisine at the same time, with mixed results. Read more

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Since Mitte forerunner Ma’Loa opened a year ago, this Hawaiian fish dish has left a salmon-scented trail from Alexanderplatz U-Bahn station to the chilled sections of Lidl. We gave three purveyors a shot. Read more

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Pop quiz: You’ve got some fancy friends visiting and they want to eat “real Berlin food”. After the obligatory stops for döner and currywurst, and leaving aside tourist traps like Zur letzten Instanz, where do you take them? Could it be Tisk? Read more

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parts_unknown_berlin_anthony_bourdain.0.jpg

David Scott Holloway/CNN

R.I.P., Anthony Bourdain. What did America's foodie hero do on his last-ever visit here? Jane watched Sunday's "Parts Unknown" and has some thoughts. Read more

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