Berlin is within a three-hour flight of over 35 countries, but sometimes that’s a little too much to ask. After all, you can eat the best from virtually any country on the planet without leaving town. When you want to take your tongue on a world tour, here’s where to go.
From hidden beaches, to the world’s prettiest distillery, to a German Parthenon....
And lo, David Hasselhoff came down from Devil's Mountain carrying two tablets, upon which were inscribed these 20 Commandments, which he gave only to the truest of true Berliners.
The US may well be the free-est place on earth, but it certainly isn’t the most liberal, and if you want laxer laws with all the benefits of being the capital of an economic powerhouse, you need to head to Berlin.
You’ve already made a pretty good decision by coming to Berlin, but if you don’t get familiar with your terrain, that’s where it’s going to end. Here are some other little secrets you simply have to learn by being here long enough.
As the next logical step after our bar map, we decided to remedy the fact that eating is technically forbidden on the U-Bahn by supplying a map of the best restaurants within a 5-10-minute walk of each stop.
When it comes to good food, Berlin boasts an embarrassment of riches... and many of those riches are cheap. Like, under €10 cheap. So we compiled a list of all the best food in the German capital that sits under that deliciously low bar.
The nation's finest hamburgers don't even come from Hamburg......
These Berlin pizzerias deserve your attention, loosest belt notch....
It can hard to keep up with the constantly shifting culinary landscape of Berlin, unless that is, you just happen to have an accessible, informative, and frankly gorgeous-looking guide to the 11 best new restaurants of the year.
Tracking down the best restaurants of the year is thirsty work... which is why we're also lining up the city's best bar openings of 2014. From beer bars to cider bars to fragrance bars, here are the best Berlin watering holes to cut the ribbon this year.