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
Eating and drinking
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A week of field-testing the Konditorei (confectionery) landscape in Vienna left its scars. I may never be able to look a Sachertorte in the face again. But it ended rather … [Read more...] about Conditorei Sluka
A lot of tourists find their way into Figlmüller, known for their Wiener Schnitzel. But is the interest deserved? Once again, I force myself to eat out to bring you an … [Read more...] about Figlmüller restaurant
Mention Oberlaa to the Viennese and they will nod sagely and praise the cakes, even though this Konditorei chain only opened its first premises less than 50 years ago … [Read more...] about Konditorei Oberlaa
History and Heiner have more in common than the same capital letter. This Konditorei (confectionery) makes Vienna's established coffee houses look like teenagers. A place for … [Read more...] about L. Heiner Konditorei
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