HIGHLIGHT

Let Them Eat Pasta

You haven’t really eaten pasta unless you’ve tried the original. See our special selection of family-owned artisanal pasta makers from Italy who have perfected the process through generations.

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Huberhaus
Huberhaus: A Simpler Life in a Restored Alpine Cabin

This renovated and traditional ‘Alpiner Blockbau’ is an opportunity to bask in the beautiful simplicity of living in the Swiss mountains.

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Iconic Architecture on the Baltic Sea

Seestück Prerow’s reed thatching seemingly grows beyond the roof, covering the gables and side walls, with a rusted steel façade that somehow complements it harmoniously.

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Scheune
A Former Barn Hiding a Modern Loft

Built around 200 years ago, the Scheune never saw any repairs and was left to collapse until 2007 when it was renovated and given a whole new purpose.

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Schwarze Haus
Das schwarze Haus: Uckermark at its best

Designed by Thomas Kröger Architects, Das Schwarze Haus allows weekend travellers to escape the hustle and bustle of Berlin in a home inspired by the region’s historic barns.

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Zumthor: Another Kind of Remote Mountain Living

Made of solid wood, the Zumthor Cabins stretch three floors into the air with huge floor-to-ceiling windows that glow a warm light of inhabitance.

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Gut Üselitz
A Manor Surrounded by Water

With a history dating back to 1553, the former Renaissance Üselitz Manor House offers a space for contemplation like no other.

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Wenefrieda
The New Vorarlberg Building Culture

There are few places on earth like Austria’s Vorarlberg province. Wenefrieda allows you to experience the full power of its landscape.

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Sigurd Larsen
Løvtag: Design In Sync With Nature

Architect Sigurd Larsen on moving trees and designing experiences in sync with nature with the Løvtag cabins, deep in the Danish woods.

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Explore the glory of past times

If you ever caught yourself daydreaming about living in a time that no longer exists, then a stay at the Domaine des Tourelles is the ultimate manifestation of that ideal.

CULINARY PORTRAITS

How An Austrian Brought A Piece Of Naples To Berlin

Standard-Serious Pizza not only has Berlin’s first but also most authentic Pizza Neapolitana. Driven by the goal of creating the perfect pizza, Florian Schramm and his team have set a new standard for the art of pizza-making. A story of passion, devotion and joy that can be felt immediately.

Philosophy, Harmony and Perfection – Japanese Dining à la Yoko Higashi

Yoko Higashi, owner of the Kaiseki restaurant YOSHI in Hamburg, is a master in the art of tea ceremony, Japanese flower arrangement, modern dance and the philosophy of cooking. Her dishes look like blooming landscapes, her wisdom is deep like the ocean and her love for harmony and perfection is present in every bite and in every word. YOSHI represents the translation of culture into culinary passion.

Die Fette Kuh: Burgers Made With Aspiration And Responsibility

Die Fette Kuh: A Cologne success story with heart and mind.
How do you manage to become known nationwide with a burger restaurant? Through conscious and responsible handling of food. Only fresh ingredients from local traders are used. It is cooked, waxed, vacuum-sealed and smoked by hand. If you have a burger, then a really good one; like the one from Die Fette Kuh.

Juan Danilo on shamanic influences and his culinary vision for the world

Growing up in Lima, Peru, Juan Danilo’s classrooms were kitchens. Taught by both his parents and grandmother from a formative age, he learnt both the culinary and holistic value of Peru’s natural produce. We sat down to discuss his family’s influence on his cooking, his journey from Peru to Germany, and more.

Chutnify: Indian kitchen with soul and spirit

We caught up with the founder of Chutnify, Berlin’s favourite Indian restaurant, to hear how she introduced Indian cuisine to spice-shy Berliners.

Probably the best Mexican Food in Hamburg

We visited the chef and owner of arguably Hamburg’s best Mexican restaurant to talk food culture, Mexico’s bountiful supply of ingredients and how his family inspired him to be a chef.

CITY GUIDES

Munich Restaurant Guide: Tradition Reinterpreted

Munich is a haven for foodies looking for rich culinary experiences. Especially the reinterpretation and evolution of a once highly traditional cuisine is remarkable and definitely worth a visit. Welcome to the culinary Munich, where Vans are the perfect addition to Dirndl and Lederhosen and the joy of creating evolutionary food concepts adds novelty to classic Bavarian recipes.

Glamorous times for Dresden's restaurant scene
Glamorous times for Dresden’s restaurant scene

At Dresden’s best restaurants, the city’s alluring history meets modern cuisine. You don’t have to look hard to find everything from Michelin-starred fine dining to modern street kitchens.

Zurich Weekend Guide

Zurich is the perfect city for a short getaway when in need of some great art, the highest standards in almost everything and a most calming serenity. We’ve selected the best places for you to eat, drink, relax and enjoy whilst staying in the Swiss metropole.

Hamburg: A Harbor For Great Food And Hospitality

Hamburg’s diversity is truly captivating. From high-end shopping streets to the infamous St. Pauli district, it’s got something for everyone. We searched for the culinary Hamburg that displays the versatility of the city – and happily found it. Read through this intimate guide from exclusive Guide MICHELIN recommended restaurants to wild Scandinavian grills.

Food Meets Flair: Berlin’s Best Designed Restaurants

Berlin’s best designed restaurants are more than just exposed brick and wooden floors. Here are six eateries that look as good as they taste.

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