Lunch & Dinner

Meet the Stelze

A popular dish from Bavaria, the Austrians marinate or pre-boil a pork knuckle in a caraway seed and garlic brine, and roast until the skin is crisp. This food is served with 2 types of mustards (sweet and spicy) and fresh horseradish. I also like to eat this meal with a…

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Expat Insights, Vienna

Viennese Fashion & Style

One of the first things I’ve noticed when I came to Vienna was how well the people dress here, specifically the women. Yes, there are some who walk around in sweatpants and gym shoes, but from what I have observed, the majority of Viennese women, or women living in Vienna, wear very…

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Lunch & Dinner

1500 Foodmakers

1500 Foodmakers restaurant is located inside the very hip and funky 25 Hours Hotel right by Museums Quartier. I found out about this place through another Vienna blogger on Instagram where she shared a photo of her pizza. When I saw it, I immediately asked her where she ate it, and…

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Vienna

Schmetterlinghaus — Butterfly House

Behind the Austrian National Library and 200 meters from the Opera House lays one of Vienna’s family-friendly Butterfly Houses (known as Schmetterlinghaus). According to their website, there are over 400 butterflies in over 40 different species fluttering in the enclosed tropical (and very warm) environment. A separate part of the Palm House Cafe,…

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Breakfast, Vienna

Breakfast at The Point of Sale

Right down the street from the city’s popular food and flea market, Naschmarkt, is the trendy breakfast spot, The Point of Sale. Serving breakfast until 16:00 (4pm), this place was one of the first breakfast spots I went to when I first arrived in Vienna. I found this place through a Vienna…

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Lunch & Dinner, Vienna

Vietnamese at Hanoi

I apologize for the poor lighting in my photos ahead of time! Hanoi is located on the popular shopping street Mariahilferstraße 168, across from the tram stop Kranzgasse.  The place is known for traditional Vietnamese food with the highest quality, and I find their portion sizes to be great and large.…

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