Instantly recognisable thanks to its unique shape, the unobtrusive Gugelhupf enjoys an aristocratic history and a special place in Viennese hearts. What is a … [Read more...] about The Gugelhupf
Viennese food and drink
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Let's be honest. We may claim the art, history or imperial flair brought us to Vienna. But it's really the coffee and cake. And if you need to know the difference between a … [Read more...] about Your guide to cakes in Vienna
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 mustard … [Read more...] about The Frankfurter sausage
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
Vienna offers so much more than chocolate cake and fine coffee. Dig down beneath the smooth, classical veneer and you reach the hardworking roots of the city. Forget your … [Read more...] about Guide to sausages in Vienna