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Snack bars - they have a long tradition in Vienna, be it the legendary sausage or sandwiches. About the latter ones this article is about today, because there are some who have really cult status in Vienna. 

posted by: Stephanie Rank


The Viennese coffee house has a long tradition and also its innumerable coffee variations. So today I have an overview for you so that you can find your favorite coffee. From Melange to Maria Theresia to iced coffee, there is something for every taste.

posted by: Stephanie Rank


In the week from February 19th to 25th, gourmet friends can explore and enjoy the top gastronomy of Vienna again as part of the Viennese restaurant week. During these days, the best chefs in the city show their delicious work with specially created menus. Marc Klein of the organizing team tells you now more about the restaurant week.

posted by: Stephanie Rank


Christmas and New Year's Eve are only a few days away, which you can already see and feel throughout the whole city. The Christmas markets are in full swing and well visited, the city is decorated colourful and countless events bring Christmas spirit to you.

posted by: Stephanie Rank


If it gets colder outside, then nothing is about a fine soup to warm up again. One of the classic dishes of the Austrian kitchen is definitely the semolina dumpling soup.

posted by: Angelika Kreitner-Beretits


Mohnnudeln, which probably could be translated with „poppy seed noodles“, are a traditional Austrian (and Bohemian) specialty and are served as a main course as well as a dessert

posted by: Angelika Kreitner-Beretits


Service Manager & Chef pastry seller, friend, listener, adviser, accountant, buyer, man for everything - all this and much more is Lukas Thomas of the inn Zur Allee on the edge of the Vienna Woods.

posted by: Stephanie Rank


Vienna is world-renowned for its coffee house culture, which has even been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. But it is also worth to have a look over the edge of your coffee cup in the direction of tea, because also for tea lovers Vienna offers a fine selection of tea houses.

posted by: Stephanie Rank

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In just a few days, it's time again and Vienna will be one week from 28th August to 3rd September fully dedicated to pleasure and culinary experiences.

posted by: Stephanie Rank


Summer holidays.

Radiant blue sky, scent of wood in the barn and grass that is freshly mown... the smell of roses, lavender and suncream …

This recipe for Vanilla Cream Cheese Dumplings (in German “Topfen-Obers-Nockerl”) with Raspberry Sauce is totally linked to my childhood memories of summer holidays in Burgenland.

posted by: Angelika Kreitner-Beretits

Last week you could already read a bit about me, Angelika. Maybe you also looked around my recipes or even tried one?

Here in the blog I will now spoil you with culinary insights into my kitchen and Viennese specialties. Cooking is my passion and I am so happy that I can share it with you. So now let's start with a real classic, the real Viennese apple strudel with self-made dough.

posted by: Angelika Kreitner-Beretits


Today it becomes again culinary in the blog, because today I introduce you to Angelika Kreitner-Beresits. She is a passionate food blogger and with her Vienna Sunday Kitchen you will not only get to know the great Austrian recipes but also the 89 year old grandmother of Angelika. Because she also plays a very important role in the blog.

And if you want now want to start with trying out the fine things, do not miss next week’s blog post as Angelika has a typical recipe from Austria prepared for you. Reading is strongly recommended.

By the way, Angelika is also the initiator of the Vienna Cooking Classes. But now she tells you more about all of this.

posted by: Stephanie Rank

At the beginning of March, just right before spring starts, it is again the time of the year that the hearts of gourmets and food lovers will beat faster Vienna. Why? Because then the Viennese Restaurant Week takes place again. And here you have the opportunity to try lots of the culinary highlights of Vienna. More will now tell you Jessica Nemec from the organizer itself.

posted by: Stephanie Rank

Today I introduce you to something very typical Viennese, a culinary delight that is world famous (in some places even uses as „money“) and no it is not Sachertorte. What it is?

posted by: Stephanie Rank

Bonbon et Chocolat, the name of the store alone is sure to make the hearts for all with a sweet tooth beat faster. But as soon as you discover what small, sweet paradise is hidden there, you will feel like in the 7th chocolate heaven. My today's secret tip brings you to Laure Doutreleau and the smallest chocolate factory in the world.

Laure is looking forward to spoil you with her fine chocolate creations (and fruity creations).

But now I let her speak herself, because her passion for chocolate can be felt everywhere.

posted by: Sabrina Haupt