Eavesdropping Berlin

Eavesdropping on all things Berlin related

Category Archives: Design

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

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

A visit to Aunt Benny’s

Searching for a great sandwich in Berlin has its challenges. Most bakeries have standards on offer, but very few places actually experiment much at all. So I have made it … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Berlin: Metropolis of Vice

Documentary series of 3 programmes produced by the Canadian Public Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The whole series looks at Paris, Berlin and Shanghai between the wars. Here the video for Berlin … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment