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Akkawy: A Hummus-Tahini Overload in Friedrichshain

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Akkawy is quickly becoming Friedrichshain’s favourite hummus place. And it’s not only because of the owner’s emerald eyes. Working mainly with Israelis – as I do in my other life – has its upsides. One is that you’re very quickly introduced to all the best hummus restaurants in the city. Early this year, I was … Read more Akkawy: A Hummus-Tahini Overload in Friedrichshain

Lick Yourself Happy with Berlin Ice Cream Week

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Escape the summer heat with a week of Berlin’s best ice cream and one hell of a brain-freeze. Between July 23rd-29th, True Italian will launch the first Berlin Ice Cream Week. 23 of the city’s best artisanal ice cream parlours will be coming together to offer up special-edition flavours priced at a very, very affordable … Read more Lick Yourself Happy with Berlin Ice Cream Week

Finally! British Products Find a Home in Berlin

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You’re either really excited by this, or you don’t know what you’re missing. It all started when I saw a Facebook photo of a bottle of Thatcher’s Katy cider and the caption: “Well well well, what have we got here… A huge selection of British ciders and beers”. My life over the past few years … Read more Finally! British Products Find a Home in Berlin

Finding Berlin’s Best Döner Kebab With Dönerstag

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Think you know Berlin’s best Döner kebab? Meet the person reviewing them all. There’s a breathtaking, ever-growing number of Dönerläden in Berlin. Feeling overwhelmed by it all, it’s easy to give up the hunt to find ‘Berlin’s best’ and settle for ‘Berlin’s nearest’. Attempting to test, catalogue and rate them all? Madness. This daunting and … Read more Finding Berlin’s Best Döner Kebab With Dönerstag

5 Späti-Only Recipes for Corona Haute Cuisine

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How to cook like a Sternekoch using only your local Spätkauf. As supermarkets become hotbeds of paranoia and empty toilet roll shelves, and people all over Berlin are realising that pesto and pasta is boring as fuck, Berlin Loves You comes to the rescue. With a little imagination, Spätkaufs sell all you need to create … Read more 5 Späti-Only Recipes for Corona Haute Cuisine

15 Berlin Bedroom Self-Isolation Survival Guidelines

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They say laughter is the best medicine. It’s not, a vaccine is. If these four walls could talk… well, they probably wouldn’t have much to say right now. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 15 survival guidelines to get us through this period of collective locked-in syndrome. 1. Chairs provide an excellent mid-point … Read more 15 Berlin Bedroom Self-Isolation Survival Guidelines

‘Look Of The Irish’ Tackles Issues Facing Irish Artists

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‘Look of the Irish’ is a collaborative art exhibition exploring the challenges faced by young Irish artists. This Friday, March 13th, Berlin-based Irish street artists Humble_Writerz and Trev El. Viz will be displaying their new collaborative collection at Wrangelstrasse 67, Kreuzberg. The theme of the collaboration: why young Irish artists feel the need to emigrate … Read more ‘Look Of The Irish’ Tackles Issues Facing Irish Artists

Badfish Angry Hour Beckons Berlin’s Barflies

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Respite from the world with a 2€ beer and a bar-long conversation. Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. At Badfish Friedrichshain, they don’t just know my name – I’ve got a tab programmed into the till. Angry Hour /ˈaŋɡri ˈaʊə/ Noun The time between 17-19Uhr where beers are 2€. The perfect … Read more Badfish Angry Hour Beckons Berlin’s Barflies

Tupac: A Journey Into South American Unknown

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Tupac offers “South American cuisine with a Peruvian twist”. My knowledge of South American cuisine consists of Argentine steaks with chimichurri, ceviche, pisco sour and caipirinha. Beyond that, I’ve no idea what people eat over there. So, when I heard that Kreuzberg restaurant Tupac was offering a modern take on Latino food as a whole, … Read more Tupac: A Journey Into South American Unknown

Pawn Dot Com – A Cocktail Empire in the Making

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Sharlie Cheen is building a cocktail empire along Torstrasse. Pawn Dot Com. Hardly the classiest bar name in town (it’s actually a wordplay on its location – the former Königliches Leihamt, the emperor’s old personal pawnshop), it’s a new cocktail bar with classy aspirations. It’s part of Dustin Render’s invasion of Torstrasse. An unintentional invasion … Read more Pawn Dot Com – A Cocktail Empire in the Making

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