The Renaissance meets modern Vienna in the form of the Kaffee Alt Wien, which also straddles the border between coffee house, bar, and restaurant. Red, blue, historical … [Read more...] about Kaffee Alt Wien
Eating and drinking
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Few locations recommend themselves more for conversations on life, the universe and everything than a Viennese coffee house. So what better than one named for a great German … [Read more...] about Café Schopenhauer
Back when Gustav Klimt was arguing about the price of paint and an old empire unknowingly entered its final decade, a coffee house opened. And Café Goldegg is still going … [Read more...] about Café Goldegg
Buried in the midst of historical Vienna, but away from the crowds: Diglas am Fleischmarkt makes its cakes on site and delivers an intimate mix of tradition with cheeky modern … [Read more...] about Café Diglas on Fleischmarkt
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
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 (again) break … [Read more...] about Oberlaa café on Neuer Markt