Category Archive: Food & Coffee

BODIL – et spisested Copenhagen

In the quiet backstreets of the ever-growing suburb of Vesterbro in the south-west of Copenhagen a warm, hygge beacon of light shines on the corner of Bodilsgade and Sønder Boulevard. Bodil – et… Continue reading

Vietnamese food in Berlin

Heralding signs of a proud Australasian, it is a great relief to finally see Berlin catching up to the Vietnamese food craze many other parts of the world have been draw in by.… Continue reading

Melbourne spots to watch in 2017

  Visiting my hometown in December after a two-year hiatus, it was clear a lot had changed. No longer is the city skyline a beautiful summer blue with a hint of the Rialto… Continue reading

Local Kreuzberg mainstays move north

In an unsurprising turn of events, Kreuzberg is so 2016 and Mitte is the new in-vogue borough for retail and restraunteurs this new year… well for the Berlin coffee scene at least. With… Continue reading

Mighty Boy

Perfectly located between St Vincent’s Hospital and the Melbourne Exhibition building, Mighty Boy on a quiet Gertrude Street corner is quickly becoming a local favourite and institution in the area.

Brewdog Berlin

Calling from the far northern Scottish city of Aberdeen of humble beginnings in 2007, Brewdog quickly became the countries largest and most controversial independent brewery.

Happy Baristas

Open for a little over twelve months, hidden in the shadows of the construction site that is Ostkreuz Spahn in Treptower, Happy Baristas has been quietly growing into a guaranteed go-to café in… Continue reading

A day of business in Frankfurt

The European epicentre of banking, international business and German home to some of the most influential companies in the world is hardly considered a hub of culture and society. With thousands travelling through… Continue reading

Short trips: Zürich

Known for it’s over population of bankers, strange variation of the German language and damp, drizzly, grey weather, Zurich is unexpectedly a quietly achieving cultural hub. With multicultural restaurants from Vietnamese to Spanish,… Continue reading

Summer at Thai Park

For food lovers in Berlin, this gem is no well-kept secret. Shrined year after year, batted with anticipation and a level of excitement found only in children on Christmas Eve, Thai Park holds… Continue reading

Stone Brewing moves into Berlin

Take the U6 to the end of the line Alt Mariendorf, and walk east for fifteen minutes and you’ll come across Marienpark. Hidden down the back of the desolate property – resembling a… Continue reading

Berlin’s most understated cafe: Father Carpenter.

Münzstraße, known for its stylish fashion, boutique stores and heavy tourist foot traffic, is developing, changing and growing more lavish with mainstream global brand names every week. Fortunately, tucked away in the courtyard… Continue reading

Berlin’s best ice cream.

As the grey-upon-grey winter finally starts to break, Berliners hit the streets hunting for those tiny rays of sunshine as they crack between the clouds. Basking in the few moments of bliss, away… Continue reading

Chipperfield Kantine: Lunch and Architecture.

Impeccably designed, effortlessly curated and minimalist in every sense, David Chipperfield Architect offices bring a fresh breath of creativity and affordable fine dining to the the vacant block between Mitte’s Auguststraße and Linienstraße.

Searching for Berlin’s best martini.

As winter sets in and the city shifts into a soft stupor, bars are filling up with cold and thirsty locals. Searching for the perfect martini in these conditions can be gruelling especially… Continue reading

Home Kitchen & EMA Espresso, Prague

Prague does not have a reputation for fine dining and well-defined food culture, instead praised for the never-ending display of Baroque architecture, street sculpture and a fractured history. Emerging out of the bubble… Continue reading

Cold War cuisine in Berlin Part 1.

Searching for coffee refill diners, greasy spoon breakfasts and 1950’s rock n’ roll? How about some borshsch, dumplings or pirozhki to wash down a bottle of vodka? Never fear, if you’re looking for… Continue reading

L’araignée Gourmande

Travelling around the French countryside, there is an indefinite number of fascinating restaurants, farms and people to meet. Known throughout history as a Mecca for food and wine cultivation specifically for cheese and… Continue reading

Perfect winter snacks in Berlin.

Finding somewhere to eat over a European winter can be difficult. With the streets getting colder, wetter, darker and quieter cafes, restaurants and bars become bursting and full to the brim. Whether you’re seeking refuge… Continue reading

Coffee in Berlin.

There is no shortage of quality, third-wave coffee creeping into the otherwise push button machine coffee industry in Berlin.