You think you need to travel as far as to Japan to taste authentic Japanese Matcha Green Tea? Well, if you only make it as far as Vienna, just make a brief stop at Cha no Ma to get a cup of the most delicious Matcha you have had in a long time.Read More »Cha no Ma 茶の間 – Tasting Traditional Japanese Matcha in Vienna
Do you love Sushi as much as I do? Do you want to eat authentic Nigiri and Maki just like in Japan but cannot travel there right now? And have you ever wondered where to get your fare share of authentic Japanese Sushi when in Vienna? The most delicious option is a small authentic shop with less than ten seats: the Sushi Bar Kojiro Fish Shop near the Naschmarkt.Read More »Kojiro Fish Shop – Best Authentic Japanese Sushi in Vienna!
For a few years now, TATA and Rice Time serve Vietnamese Fusion food to the Viennese to ease their cravings for the Southeast Asian cuisine when they just do not have the time to travel to Vietnam by themselves.
Are you looking for delicious East Asian foods in Vienna but do not really mind variations in authenticity? Then “Mochi” with its Fusion cuisine, combining Japanese with other international culinary traditions is worth a try.
Read More »Checking out the delicious food at Mochi
Ever since the Bao Bar opened near the Mariahilfer Straße here in Vienna, I am a frequently returning customer to feast off their delicious Bao and sweet potato fries. Now that they added a fourth kind of bao, the time to write about them has finally come.
If you are a cat lover, you have to visit Onomichi. The city is a scenic seaport located in the East of Hiroshima prefecture in Japan. Although the local hill in the middle of the town is known as a place of pilgrimage more than 30 Buddhist temples and shinto shrines, even more cats can be found in the alleys which climb up to its peak.Read More »Onomichi – Japan’s secret Cat Hotspot?
Now that the hot summer days are over, I was forced to make use of the the last few late summer days and go hiking in the Tscheppaschlucht Canyon. It is located in the Karawanks, a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps in Carinthia, near Austria’s border to Slovenia.
The Viennese coffee house and its culture shaped Vienna and its people as who they are today. Being UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage since 2011, Vienna of course needs it’s own Coffee Museum.
Do you love Japanese Ramen as much as I do? Last week I tried them at Mochi Ramen Bar at the Vorgartenmarkt in Vienna’s 2nd district. Are you curious? Look forward to a magical tale of delicious noodle-ness. (Ok, I made that word up.)
Ugly? Vienna? Is that even possible? All the more after Vienna was awarded as most livable city in 2018 by The Economist? To learn more about Vienna’s not so bright side and architectural quirks, I joined the almost three hours long “Vienna Ugly” tour. Spoiler alert: Not all that glitters is gold.