When they say Vienna has a long history of coffee house culture, they mean really long. Café Frauenhuber, for example, celebrates its 200 year anniversary soon. In a building … [Read more...] about Café Frauenhuber
Eating and drinking
For a user-friendly overview of what to eat and drink in Vienna, see here.
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
Many Viennese menus contain various dishes all ending in the word knödel: Marillenknödel, Semmelknödel, Leberknödel, Germknödel, and more. So what is a knödel and what are … [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 coffee and cake in Vienna, you might like something completely different. Like, um, tea and cake. 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 Gugelhupf