This German comfort food will blow that blue box right outta the water.
It’s not just the skin-hued sausages and boiled cabbage that lend to Germany’s “unsexy” food appeal—in Berlin, it can feel downright impossible to find a proper meal. The glaring exception are the pastries, which are an entrenched part of German...
The Berliner Mauerweg cycle path follows all 170 kilometres of the former Berlin Wall. But what do you eat as you attempt to cycle through history? Bread, bottles of Club Mate, Ritter Sport, and a lot of currywurst.
I am sitting halfway between two of Berlin’s best chicken stops: the Turkish Huhnerhaus 36 and the beer-hall-come-chicken-restaurant Henne. I have decided, as a service to us all, to eat at both in one day.
The German novelty dessert of “Spaghetti Eis” is made by topping cream with strands of noodle-like ice cream and a strawberry “Bolognese” sauce.
In Franconia, our host Ailine sniffs tobacco against the world champion Belinda Winkler, then visits the band Kellerkommando, who show her what a Frankish pulled-pork burger is all about.
Recently, I joined some of Berlin's culinary luminaries to embark on the necessary first step of the Schlachtfest—a traditional German feast that revolves around the slaughter of a farm animal.