Monthly Archives: June 2016

Matjes at Duran, 6., Mariahilferstrasse 91, Vienna

After scoring a Krapfen (apricot-filled jelly donut) and Wiener Melange coffee, I was wandering down Mariahilferstrasse and was captivated by the sandwiches in the Duran sidewalk window. I returned around lunch time and did indeed find a Matjes herring sandwich … Continue reading

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Gasthaus Grabmüller, 19., Liechtenwerder Platz, Vienna

I was riding the Citybike frantically looking for a Citybike plugin station after passing the Hundertwasser Spittelau garbage burner. I was originally intending to have a glass of Heuriger wine in the hills of Nußdorf, north of Vienna, but in … Continue reading

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Café Sperl, 6., Gumpendorfer Straße, Vienna

With the clock ticking on my remaining days in Vienna, I hopped on a Citybike in search of Krapfen (apricot filled Berliner) or Apfelstrudel and headed to Café Sperl on Gumpendorfer Straße a couple of streets outside the ring. I … Continue reading

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Hotel Roth, Währingerstraße, Vienna

I was wandering around the 9th District in Vienna after finally get a 4€ standing  room ticket for Fledermaus and needed a break with a newspaper, a toilet and something to eat and wandered into Hotel Roth. The beef tartare … Continue reading

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Rudolfhof in Grinzing, Vienna

My foot is injured from the increased walking I have been doing in the last couple of months so I rode the 38 streetcar to the end of the line in Grinzing and stopped off at the Rudolfhof Heuriger for … Continue reading

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Heurigen Restaurant, Strebersdorf, Austria

On our magical family history tour of Austria, we had gotten off at the last stop for the 26 in Strebersdorf and were reenacting walking to Finkengasse 67 in Lsngenzersdorf when we stopped in at the Heurigen Restaurant on Langenzersdorf … Continue reading

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Cafe Hawelka, Dorotheegasse 6, Wien

The Wiener Melange at Cafe Hawelka is how coffee should be served. Served by a waiter in black with a bow tie and with the coffee purchase being a seat license for reading all the European papers.

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Kamps, Hohenstaufenring and Lindenstraße

I’m not quite sure why I am so enamored of these chain pastries and coffee, but I stopped off at Kamps for their coffee, which seems like a lakeful after the cafe con leche in Barcelona. Open air and a … Continue reading

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Bäckerei Büsch, Berrenrather Straße, Köln

I was off in search of the past on Berrenrather Straße in the Sülz nieghborhood of Köln and wimoed out and went to a chain for breakfast.  I had a Schlesische Mohnschnecke, a cherry poppy seed pastry and a coffee … Continue reading

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Singular, Carrer de Sardenya, 321

It was my last night in Barcelona. My how the ten days flew by. I had trouble finding a non-tourist restaurant in the neighborhood of La Sagrada Familia. I finally settled on  Restaurant Singular, Carrer de Sardenya, 321, Barcelona. I … Continue reading

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