When Empress Elisabeth had her candied violets delivered from Demel in the 19th century, this elegant Konditorei had already been making cakes and the like for close on 100 … [Read more...] about The Demel Konditorei
Eating and drinking
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If you feel like you can hear a zither playing in your subconscious, do not be alarmed. Café Mozart might trace its origins back to the days of Beethoven, but The Third Man … [Read more...] about Café Mozart
If there was a Goddess of cakes, she'd be Viennese. And her temple would be a Konditorei in Vienna. What is a Konditorei? (Sluka near the Rathaus) Essentially, a … [Read more...] about The Vienna Konditorei
A trip into Café Sacher is a bit like entering one of those town palaces built by the likes of Prince Eugene. But with more coffee and cake (and no ceiling paintings of your … [Read more...] about Café Sacher Wien
Think of the kind of elegant coffee house you might drop into before (or after) a visit to the theatre and you have Café Landtmann. Which, as it happens, sits opposite … [Read more...] about Café Landtmann
When the staff of Café Schwarzenberg open up in the early morning, they're conducting a ritual that began on the premises over 150 years ago. First opened in 1861 and once … [Read more...] about Café Schwarzenberg