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.
Vienna boasts of its own flavourful regional cuisine. Known as Wiener Kuche, the local cuisine is influenced by Hungarian and Czech cuisine many of which date back to the time of the Habsburg Empire. It features meat, vegetarian dishes and desserts such as the popular Sachertorte chocolate cake, Apfelstrudel and Kaiserschmarrn shredded pancakes.
The various dishes well known in Vienna can actually be learned easily courtesy of short cookery classes offered in the Austrian capital.
Vienna is an international city that boasts of some of the world’s best cuisines. Whether you’re a meat lover or not, there’s always an opportunity to enjoy great tasting food in numerous restaurants.
Vegetarians have always a place to go when in Vienna. Here are some of the best restaurants to visit if you’re looking for plant-based food.