Food & Drink

Vienna Coffeehouses Favourites Of My Hometown

Best Vienna Coffeehouses: Cafe Frauenhuber

My Wiener Kaffeehaus Shortlist Vienna Coffeehouses Favourites. There are hundreds of Vienna coffeehouses, each with their own style, menu, cultural offer and therefore their own special audience.  Last Updated on January 2, 2018

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Gulash Recipe And Vegetarian Goulash


Easy Gulash Recipes For Fans Of Viennese Cuisine The classic Gulash is a tasty beef stew of Hungarian origin. It is one of the greatest imports to Viennese cuisine. Before I share my favourite Gulash recipe with you, here is a starter. Gulash derives its taste from red sweet pepper, sour cream, onions, cumin and marjoram. The hearty red coloured stew is referred to …

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Vienna Restaurants Booking Tool: Fast Table Reservations

Vienna restaurants booking tool: Delinski

Vienna Restaurants Booking Tool. Over the years I have found an easy way of booking the best restaurants in Vienna. Some travellers find that securing good restaurants makes up a chunk of their travel planning time so I’ll share my experience with my favourite Vienna restaurants booking site with you. Delinski allows you to book tables at selected local restaurants, from down-to-earth insider gems to popular gourmet …

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Halal Holiday Vienna Austria: Compact Guide For Muslim Travelers

halal holiday Vienna: Schonbrunn Palace

If you want to spend a European halal holiday Vienna is a good place once you know where to go and stay. In fact, Halal travel to Vienna is on the rise. I’ve pulled together this guide and tips to ‘travel Muslim’ in style with your family in my homecity. Includes up-to-date Muslim prayer times for Vienna. Muslim Holiday Destination …

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Demel Vienna – Behind the Sweet Cake Façade

Demel Vienna sign

Demel Vienna. Obviously, cake culture cuts a big piece out of Vienna. At least for the first time traveller. Should you go for the most legendary institution to have your cake and eat it? While more of a tourist than a local favourite, the almost 230-year-old confectionery is a post-Imperial attraction. But then we Viennese wouldn’t want it any other …

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Cake Shops Vienna: Where To Enjoy The Best Pastry

Cake shops Vienna: Imperial cake

Cake Shops Vienna. Where can you find the best pastry shops in Vienna? While some local coffeehouses offer an impressive selection of desserts, pastry shops specialise in them. My shortlist of the best confectioneries in Vienna presents a mix of the most legendary cake shops like Demel, the most popular with Viennese and the best insider confectioneries in my hometown. I have personally tested …

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Vienna Restaurant Mezzanin 7: Private Dining Review

private dining Mezzanin 7

Private Dining: Vienna Off Menu Vienna Restaurant Mezzanin 7. “You made a mistake. This is definitely not the right place.” …I know how to read my friend Sandra’s odd looks. I pressed one of the many doorbells on a shiny brass plate of a town palace in Vienna’s ninth district. It was Sandra’s local neighbourhood that  she knows like the back …

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Vienna Coffee Houses – History, Best Viennese Coffee Shops

Stefan Zweig and More: Cafe Landtmann

My Guide To Vienna Coffee Shops Vienna Coffee Houses. I am not a coffee addict, but I adore the Viennese coffee culture: the cake vitrines, the wooden newspaper holders, and the waiters floating between faded plush seats and the espresso machines behind the counters. My favourite cafés are those that have that special community atmosphere, great music, free Wi-fi, and tasty cakes and snacks. “Before, …

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Naschmarkt in Vienna – What To Buy

Naschmarkt in Vienna

While the Naschmarkt in Vienna is a historic landmark it’s also our best fresh food and flea market. Every Saturday, my Viennese mum hunts there for the best food and vintage things. Because some of the best fresh produce sells at Naschmarkt, some of the best fish and Mediterranean restaurants have settled there. As a result, we are sharing our …

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Sacher Torte – History and Recipe of Our Sacher Cake

Sacher Torte:

There is so much hype around our Sacher Torte. Though I honestly think other Austrian desserts deserve at least the same attention, I can’t deny I like this cake. Therefore, here is my total guide to the Sacher Cake. The original cake derives its special hype from three sources: First, its ingredients and method of preparation. Second, its controversial history. Third, its cult brand. …

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