The first annual Taste Festival Berlin is taking place at the Direktorenhaus in Mitte. The festival brings together over 50 artists, chefs, food stylists, architects, and designers from around the world for 10 days of food and creativity.
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It's official: new age dining trends have invaded the German capital. One star example is Sauvage, a restaurant serving Paleo cuisine, a diet compromised of wild fruits and vegetables, grass-fed meat. No sugar, no dairy and gluten free.
On the advice of her cabbie, Taxi Gourmet writer Layne Mosler visits Hühnerhaus 36 Halal chicken stand next to Görlitzer Park.
The Adana Grill Haus was tounded 26 years ago a few blocks from the epicenter of Berlin's "Little Istanbul" neighborhood in Kreuzberg. The 40-seat restaurant claims to be the first Turkish grill of its kind in the city.
Barcomi's, a deli, bakery, and coffee roastery in Berlin, offers a story of culture, owing to the mix of ethnic influences on its owner, Cynthia Barcomi. Over the past 17 years, the American baker, cookbook author and businesswoman has bridged the gap between culinary customs through her desserts.
Kreuzberg's newly reopened Markthalle Neun is a commercial experiment in economic and social justice.
Snuggled in a small room in the Palais am Festungsgraben is a quiet room of wonders. The Tajikistan Tearoom serves teas from all over the world, ranging from sweet to smoked.
Veganz, Europe's first and only 100% vegan supermarket, opened just a few months ago in Prenzlauer Berg. Since then, it has become a neighborhood institution. Unlike many boutique grocers with top-shelf goods, Veganz offers premium options as well as more reasonably priced versions of the same goods.
Molly Hannon explores the history of Currywurst, the on-the-go food that has survived and thrived for decades on the streets of Berlin. With a past woven both in times of struggle, and in times of rediscovery, currywurst popularity shows no signs of relenting.
Hotspot, a Charlottenburg restaurant serving authentic Szechuan Chinese-style dishes, offers an impressive list of German wines. 1041,1's food writer, Molly Hannon, says Hotspot is an example of how we can preserve our cultural identity and construct a new one by blending different food cultures and traditions.