Eavesdropping Berlin

Eavesdropping on all things Berlin related

CôCô bánh mì deli

I am a little obsessed with this place at the moment. Maybe it is the years of eating only Berlin bakery standards, but whenever I find a place that has … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dining Chez Gino

Chez Gino is a strange name for a Swabian restaurant. But don’t worry, once you step inside this Kreuzberg eatery, the decor prepares you for the food you will be … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Served Brut

One of the loveliest bars in Mitte has to be Brut. Situated in what was once SystM on Torstrasse, Brut has transformed the space into a stylish gem of a bar. … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Dirty South in Berlin

Dirty South is a new addition to the fast evolving American/Tex-Mex food scene here in Berlin. But unlike most Tex-Mex joints and their tequila neon signs, sombreros & tacky Americana memorabilia, this tiny … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Found: Katie’s Blue Cat

A few weeks ago, we stumbled upon Katie’s Blue Cat in Neukölln, near the canal. This lovely little cafe/bakery serves goodies like shortbread cookies (try the earl grey), bread pudding … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Relationship with Karl-Marx Allee

My first trek along Karl-Marx Allee almost 7 years ago was totally intimidating. I was on foot, walking from Alexanderplatz to Warshauerstr. I remember being awed by the Stalinist architecture … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Berlin Stolpersteine

Stolpersteine (or “stumbling blocks”) are the the brass cobblestones you find in front of buildings all over Berlin. They are the work of artist Gunter Demnig, who first developed the idea for … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Speaking of Sugar…

One of my favorite city guides for Berlin is Sugarhigh, a bilingual email publication offering daily blasts about the best stuff going on around town. Be it gallery openings, quirky little restaurants, speciality … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cupcake Sugar Rush

As I write this, I am on a proper sugar high! The thanks goes to Cupcake Berlin, a cafe/cupcake bakery in Friedrichshain. Following the direction of the New York cupcake … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · 1 Comment