Right, much as we all like the main course, the food in Vienna is really about what comes afterwards (and what you eat along with your coffee). We're talking cakes, pastries, … [Read more...] about Cakes, pastries and desserts
Eating and drinking
For a user-friendly overview of what to eat and drink in Vienna, see here.
Many Viennese menus contain various dishes all ending in the word knödel, which sounds like something you might find in an IKEA catalogue. We have Marillenknödel, … [Read more...] about The Knödel
Vegetarianism as a major movement came late to Austria (even if Vienna once hosted a vegetarian congress in 1886). But a cosmopolitan capital has enough options to keep … [Read more...] about Vegetarian Vienna
If you've had enough of cake and coffee in Vienna, you might like something completely different. Like, um, cake and tea. The Haas&Haas tea rooms follow the English … [Read more...] about Haas&Haas tea rooms
Instantly recognisable thanks to its unique shape, the unobtrusive Gugelhupf enjoys an aristocratic history and a special place in Viennese hearts. Sponge-like cake, … [Read more...] about The Gugelhupf
A week of field-testing the Konditorei landscape in Vienna left its scars on me. I may never be able to look a Sachertorte in the face again. But it ended rather nicely at … [Read more...] about Conditorei Sluka