Kreuzberg- At least Billy Wagner of Nobelhart & Schmutzig hates Neo-Nazis. The circus around the newly minted Michelin star restaurant continues. The social politics of Mr. Wagner still take precedent over Nobelhart’s menu, at least vis-a-vis the media. But props for having the
Prenzlauerberg- W- Der Imbiss, Indian/Thai/Tex-Mex/Mexi/Cali/Itali/Hawaiian has been a staple on Kastanienallee for almost two decades which means it has stood the test of time. Its hard to say exactly what it is, but its easy to say what it is not: McDonalds.
Neukölln- Croissanterie is Neukölln’s secret weapon. Not that this is so much a secret anymore. Why does Neukölln get all of the awesome ethnic food. Yes, in Berlin croissants can be considered ethnic, but the Icke crowd likes adopt the vegas
Wilmersdorf- Freni e Frizioni Italian “office of appetite” as they have called themselves continues to get good food ratings, and it seems like their service might have even improved. When they were reviewed at Tagesspiegel last year the lopsided review praised the food but
Kreuzberg- One thing Nobelhart & Schmutzig definitely wants us to know that they use local sourcing. How important are politics vs food? Obviously Wagner is a formidable chef, so is the”Brutally Local” theme something that is supposed to add to the
Mitte– Seasisde opened a few months ago, it’s still getting good write-ups and reviews. Attractive is the transforming fresh menu. Oddly, one wonders what their pitch line: “Californian Casualness mixed with Nordic Freshness” is supposed to mean? Perhaps its just