Kaffeefabrik

Lately I’ve been drinking coffee. It seems appropriate in Vienna where coffee is revered, however, I haven’t been drinking coffee like a true Viennese. Instead, I’ve been grabbing it on the go to stay awake during long days and I think I may be insulting the city with my paper cups and sprinkle of brown […]

Breakfast Time

One of my favorite luxuries in life is going out for breakfast. Breakfast is a deceivingly simple meal and a typical American breakfast is far removed from a typical Austrian one. While I used to miss some of my staples (pancakes, omelettes, homefries), I’ve grown to enjoy the Austrian variety greatly – and at the […]

Feschmarkt

The Ottakringer Brewery in the 16th district hosts a variety of different festivals, concerts, and events throughout the year. The Feschmarkt, an event that takes place at least twice a year in June and November, brings definitively indie/alternative Viennese artists together in a space with its very own style and flare – the artists set […]

Mushroom Country

The season of mushrooms is upon us! In fact, the season of mushrooms has been¬†upon us – from approximately July to September.¬†Walk past any restaurant or cafe in Vienna and you will see menus boasting various cuts of meat doused in mushroom cream sauces, the more robust mushrooms fried like schnitzel and served with tartar […]

Ode to Vienna

This blog will be my ode to Vienna; to living in a city that is equal parts concert and coffin, city and sanctuary.