Ice-cream is generally not the first thought people have about Vienna, but the Austrian capital actually has a long tradition of serving this delicious treat. In the 19th century, migrating Italians brought their creamy gelato […]
Schnitzel is an important part of Viennese cuisine. It consists of meat fried in breadcrumbs, a common food known in other countries by different names, such as cutlets or escalopes. Pork or chicken schnitzel are […]
The Viennese cafe is so iconic that it’s on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list. But many Viennese cafes are perhaps too famous. They’re too crowded, too commercial, or too close to touristy areas. We’ve […]
The ball season in Vienna has started and for those who will part of the Vienna Ball of Sciences in January, a special treat will be provided for the very first time.
Guests of the Ball of Sciences are always treated to sumptuous dinner during the event. The usual fare includes sausages and canapes. But a new dishes will be served next year and these will feature insects such as the mealworms and grasshoppers.
Enjoying cakes and pastries together with coffee is a well known ritual in Vienna. In fact, the Austrian capital is home to plenty of patisseries or cafes that specialize in pastries and cakes or Konditoreien in Viennese. In the afternoon as well as on weekends, people young and old alike usually head to these cafes to enjoy their favorite snacks with friends or loved ones.