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Jesöff: The Punk Beer Standing Up to Sterni

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Jesöff challenges Sternburg for the title of Berlin’s punk beer. And it has the credentials to do so. Name an Export-style beer that’s 5.2% alcohol, costs around 80cents and goes by the tagline: Das Bier mit dem Roten Stern. No, it’s not Sternburg – it’s Jesöff, a new, bargain-basement beer brand that its founders hope … Read more Jesöff: The Punk Beer Standing Up to Sterni

Forward-Thinking Vintage Shops in Berlin for Conscious Shopping

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With its many markets, down-to-earth fashion style and forward-thinking demographic, Berlin is a global hotspot for vintage shopping. Stroll around Boxhagener Platz, along Maybachufer or around Mauerpark on market days and you will be greeted by racks of colourful, used clothing with a story. Buying vintage, secondhand or upcycled clothing is an easy way to … Read more Forward-Thinking Vintage Shops in Berlin for Conscious Shopping

Yeply.de Bicycle Repair Leaves No Bike Behind

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Finally, a guaranteed second life for all of our old two-wheeled companions. We get many requests to test stuff out, to write reviews and to promote businesses. We rarely do it. But, when Yeply.de contacted us, we immediately jumped on the offer. Their business claim: get your bike fully repaired for a fixed, transparent price, … Read more Yeply.de Bicycle Repair Leaves No Bike Behind

Kombibad Gropiusstadt: A Bauhaus Swimming Oasis

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Through Corona social distancing, I found a concrete swimming oasis. Berlin summer outdoor swimming is something I always look forward to. But, in these end times, flip-flopping up for a watery work out has seemed almost out of the question. Berliner Bäder Betrieb’s pandemic-friendly safety measures, including booking time slots and closing shower/changing facilities, are … Read more Kombibad Gropiusstadt: A Bauhaus Swimming Oasis

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

Berlin’s At-Risk Youth Make Fashion for PEOPLE

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PEOPLE is a social fashion project. But the individuals involved don’t just make clothes and jewelry. They find their creative voices in a society that so often ignores them. The project is made up of people from ages 13 to 27–sometimes homeless or drug-addicted, from various walks of life and post-different bumps in the road. … Read more Berlin’s At-Risk Youth Make Fashion for PEOPLE

How to Make Friends and Influence People During Quarantine

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Top tips to flirt, make friends, show-off, and occupy yourself when you’re bored AF at home.  You haven’t washed your hair since before Boris Johnson tested positive, your tooth-brushing is shockingly far from the recommended twice per day (a very low bar) and you waved goodbye to camaraderie with your roommates long ago. (Did you? … Read more How to Make Friends and Influence People During Quarantine

Will Berlin Restaurants Survive COVID-19?

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Restaurateurs tell us how Berlin’s gastro scene is really coping. As the world began locking down to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and my beloved Berliner bars and restaurants began shutting their doors, one of my first questions was ‘how on earth are they going to survive this?’ Rent, wages, health insurance, kitchens stuffed with … Read more Will Berlin Restaurants Survive COVID-19?

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

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