Maybe we do not always end up eating in the most exciting restaurants that Berlin has to offer us. We adore sushi and preemptively tend to choose familiar yet fresh eateries that we either have partially experienced or heard from before. But thankfully sometimes we get really cool and out of the ordinary tips and recommendations and we are ushered into new and exciting places. Chraazan was one of them…
Archive for Dezember 2010
Christmas is drawing nigh and most people will have to engage in purchasing the necessary gifts for their loved ones this weekend. And what better place to find some appropriate presents than one of Berlin’s christmas markets? The shopping place to be when it comes to Weihnachtsmärkte is the Opernpalais.
We have raved about the infamous “Chalet” on Alexanderplatz a couple of times – a big wooden shack in the middle of the Weihnachtsmarkt where you can join large groups of German-loving Glühwein-drinking tourists and locals who are looking for some old-school musical entertainment. But there is more to this market than meets the eye…
Even though it is not really Christmas yet, some people have already had their company Christmas parties – called Weihnachtsfeier in Germany. I had mine at at the Fleischerei (the Butcher’s), where – not surprisingly - eating meat is the main focus of the restaurant. Located on the Schönhauser Allee, next door to the fast
One of the absolutely prettiest Weihnachtsmärkte in Berlin is the well-known tourist attraction Christmas market on the Gendarmenmarkt. And not without reason, this large market is simply stunning and offers its visitors a great and varied assortment of drinks, foods and potential Christmas purchases. Centrally located in Mitte, on a walking distance from the Friedrichstraße
Christmas times are here to stay in the snowwy city of Berlin – the perfect moment to visit even more Weihnachtsmärkte than you already have. Our next and also fabulous Weihnachtsmarkt that is completely different from the Lucia Weihnachtmarkt and the market in front of the Schloss Charlottenburg: is the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche. This large Weihnachtsmarkt takes up all the space around and among the notorious Gedächtniskirche.
Years ago, when I visited Berlin for the very first time in my life, I went straight to the Motzstraße, to the pulsating gay heart of Berlin. My eyes sparkled and my heart did a little headstand in my chest. I was here, finally. And officially, this restaurant was my very first discovery. So I went back last weekend, to re-explore the real Italian cuisine in Berlin Schöneberg.