In which I extol the virtues of Munich and Bavarian Beer.
Ever since cleaning up some of my posts on here, I've been thinking about my Martini Chronicles and whether I should add yet another update. For those who aren't familiar with what they
There is this place in Vienna called "Oben", which basically means "at the top". It actually is at the top of a building, namely the main building of the
To everyone who knows me a bit, the revelation that I'm partial to pork roasts will be no revelation at all. But, I adhere to a kind of roast that's unusual for Austria
A few days ago users of Mailbox and Carousel, two very different services, saw e-mails in their inbox telling them about the impending sunsetting of said services. Mailbox was a rather innovative approach
Death by Martini was on vacation, and this is what it brought, part 1: Cheesy Spaetzle. Now, you may not be familiar with this specialty from Germany, Austria and, I think, Switzerland, but
For those of you new to this publishing outlet, there is a category which I have dubbed DBMA, Death by Martini Abroad. It’s my attempt at creating the impression that my life
Being the cosmopolitan man about town that I am, I went to London to check out a few places to eat. That’s not entirely true, and by “not entirely true” I mean
I’m sorry for misleading you. This article is in fact not about turkeys gone wild – whatever that might have looked like in your dirty, dirty mind – but rather about turkeys that spent
I am, as you might have noticed, quite partial to meaty business. Like pork roast. Or ham. Or sausages.This weekend I managed to get my hands and mouth on quite an Austrian
So after more than two years of absence, I returned to Stockholm last weekend to visit my sister, her husband and two unruly but fantastic little Swedish kids. Contrary to my usual ways
While I am very much into cooking my own food, going out and enjoying what others have cooked up for my consumption is something I’m very fond of as well. Of course,
I am what you might call a big fan of roast pork. I am such a big fan that I regularly eat and make roast pork. I’m such a big fan, that
And because I somewhat promised the last part, here’s a picture of the best food we had during our stay on the island of Texel. It’s from a restaurant in De
It took a mere ten days, but here I am with yet another glorious update, namely Pt.II of my already epic feature on how to feed tourists. Where tourists are actually my
When on vacation, people do two things: nothing and eating. I had actually planned on writing a lengthy essay on the merits and the downsides of being at a place that specializes in
Now, before I start venturing into the culinary delights of the Netherlands, and after having written about how good they are at importing stuff, I’m going to post a little disclaimer here.
I will be spending a few days in the wondrous country of The Netherlands. I will not be able to write up new awe-inspiring articles during that time as I will be busy
Even despite the horrors of stringy poached eggs haunting me in my dreams, I decided to give it another shot. After finding this recipe on FoodBuzz, where the difficulty of the poaching of
While I’m usually not the type for sweet breakfasts, I couldn’t resist when my girlfriend proposed having rice pudding for breakfast today. Mainly because it meant I wouldn’t have to
UPDATE: Of course this whole post is absolutely outdated. If for some obscure reason you've happened upon it, here's what happened: The original blog has been re-incorporated into this, my main blog again.
While it’s not at all unusual for me to spend a day thinking about food, it’s rather rare that I spend all day actually preparing food. Until Saturday. Two friends and
On another note, I’m happy to announce that I’ve won two tickets for a preview of Religulous, here in Vienna’s fair Gartenbau cinema (thanks to the good people over at
And here it is, the 14th instalment of your most favourite series. Let’s get down to business: This, Ladies and Gentleman, is the perfect Martini. At least when it comes to being