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Fantastic food 😋 in Berlin at one below zero

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April 19, 2016

What increases your chances of finding a really memorable dining experience? Here are two key factors: travel to places. In this case, Berlin know the right folks. They will tell you where to go So let’s talk about a very memorable dining experience. I am traveling a lot with a lot of fine dining –… Read More ›

My worldwide favorite department store…

Is Selfridges in London. Mr. Selfridge was an American who came to London to implement his vision of a department store – the rest is history as they say  

LHR-FRA

Back in the flying game again after a bit of an abstinence… Sunset at Heathrow airport, a view of more than 5 BA 747s – always nice.

Steak! In London, the ‘Argentina way’

Great place at http://www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk/restaurants/broadgate/ For guys eating away at roughly a kilo of meat. Not exactly vegetarian but as I rather eat great meat rarely than so-so meat often just my kind of thing… Photos are not optimal but for my memories sake here they are…

Finally the Wiener schnitzel in Vienna

… at hotel Sacher of all places. Very nice nevertheless. The ‘Petersiliekartoffeln’ were nice, with plenty of butter. Not lean but wonderful.

Palais Strudlhof in Vienna

They are worse places for meetings…

Tafelspitz (again), in Vienna at Plachutta

Another ‘classic’ in Vienna, more upscale than yesterday at Figlmüller. The food is fabulous, both in presentation and taste. Best beef boullion (Kraftbrühe in German) EVER. Three variants of Tafelspitz, very lean, lean and not lean. Accompanied by excellent red wine 🍷 and a very nice desert wine. I like food from Vienna…

Wiener schnitzel (not!) in Vienna

At a business meeting in beautiful Vienna – with dinner in a famous Schnitzel Place, “Figlmueller” (http://www.figlmueller.at/en/ ). Nice place, down-to-earth, large Schnitzel. However, I struggle hard with Dinner selection: Should I eat the classic (“Wiener Schnitzel”, veal) or the other classic (“Figlmueller Schnitzel”, pork, huge) or the other other classic (“Tafelspitz”, boiled beef). After… Read More ›

Train from Wiesbaden to Vienna

Long time no business trip – nice to be on the road again 🙂 This time by train from Wiesbaden to Vienna – takes about 7 hours but much preferred over flying. The pictures are Flughafen Frankfurt railway station and approaching Frankfurt central station.

Ski Foan…

Enjoy skiing…