Tag Archives: Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate in Marzipan and Other German Food Fun

 When I first saw these Bradenburg Gates at the escalator of KaDeWe I thought: white chocolate? But of course this being Germany when I go closer I saw that, but of course: it was Marzipan.  Niedergger Marzipan, 50 kilos of … Continue reading

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Politicians Discussing Global Warming

Issac Cordal’s sculpture: Politician’s Discussing Global Warming was too good not to share.  I was not familiar with Mr Cordal’s work until I saw this posted on Facebook, his work is definitely worth checking out.

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Thai Food in Preussen Park and Street Food in Berlin

On Sundays in Preussen park the Thai community of Berlin hang out, along with a couple of hundred friends and foodies who know if they want good Thai food this is the place to get it.The feel is of one … Continue reading

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Apricot Cherry Galette: Berlin Cottage vs NYC Apartment

It’s not often that I cook somewhere other than my own kitchen.  If I know I am going to be somewhere like, say, a beach house for a week, I totally micro manage the experience by packing suitcases of food … Continue reading

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Why Are the Germans Always Yelling at Me?

They have a very odd sense of customer relations in Berlin.  Basically, what I found in Berlin this trip was if you wanted to buy something, say a cup of coffee, some fresh cherries, or maybe a bottle of liquor, … Continue reading

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Accordion Playing Unicorn and Other European Silliness

Traveling is exhausting!  Yesterday I flew Air Berlin from Budapest back to Berlin, an hour flight that took 8 hours to complete door to door. It’s great to be back in Berlin, by far my favorite city of the ones … Continue reading

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A Mexican Feast at a Cottage in Berlin

Wednesday night I flew to Berlin to begin a 2 week European jaunt.  My favorite thing about Berlin is getting to hang out with my friends. In addition to Keith, Harald and Malka who live in Berlin my friend Jim (a former … Continue reading

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