The ultimate quick meal in a Viennese household is to whack a couple of Frankfurters into a pot of hot water, then down the results with a bit of bread and a dollop of … [Read more...] about The Frankfurter sausage
Viennese food and drink
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They speak German in Vienna, though this may come as a surprise should you overhear a conversation between two locals. As well as the different pronunciation, "Viennese" has … [Read more...] about The language of sausages
Emperor Franz Joseph has many claims to fame, not least the establishment of the Austro-Hungarian empire. But he seems to have been a bit of a famous eater, judging by the … [Read more...] about Tafelspitz
There's more to Vienna than chocolate cake and fine coffee. Dig down beneath the smooth, classical veneer and you reach the hardworking roots of the city. Forget your fancy … [Read more...] about Your guide to Viennese sausages
Name three things most closely associated with Vienna, and you get the three Cs: cake, coffee, and classical music. And No.1 in the cake rankings is the Sachertorte. Read … [Read more...] about The Sachertorte
One of the best ways to ruin a fine weight-loss diet in Vienna is by eating a Leberkäsesemmel. It’s a standard bread roll (Semmel) with a hot slice of, well, Leberkäse … [Read more...] about Leberkäse