For most of the last 900 years, the Schottengasse area echoed to the sound of religious debate among local monks. But gossip has largely replaced the gospels as a topic of … [Read more...] about Café Diglas at Schottenstift
Eating and drinking
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I never tire of Vienna slipping modern convenience into historical buildings. Like the branch of Oberlaa café confectioners on Neuer Markt, which forces me to break one of my … [Read more...] about Oberlaa café on Neuer Markt
A small island of Viennese-flavoured Englishness rests alongside the Alte Donau lake. Das Bootshaus captures the feel of a genteel rowing club environment. Upmarket … [Read more...] about Das Bootshaus lakeside restaurant
Vienna may seem more about cake than courtship, but a trip for two to this fair city might include a romantic dinner to go with your Sachertorte. Enjoy these suggestions for … [Read more...] about Romantic dinner locations
A coffee house and restaurant like a metaphor for Vienna itself: history and tradition with a veneer of surprising flair and a side order of contemporary art. Lampshades … [Read more...] about Café Diglas Wollzeile
For a while, I mentioned the Sluka site on Kärntner Straße as a smaller footnote to the older location by the Rathaus. But the remarkable interior décor never fails to impress … [Read more...] about Sluka (Kärntner Straße)