Our insider tips about Europe’s best chefs and best restaurants making the most unique and delicious dishes.
We caught up with the founder of Chutnify, Berlin’s favourite Indian restaurant, to hear how she introduced Indian cuisine to spice-shy Berliners.
With two Michelin stars and an ever-expanding culinary empire, Berlin-born chef Tim Raue has reinvigorated German cuisine with exhilarating and daring dishes, quickly ascending as one of the country’s most significant chefs. We spoke with the culinary provocateur about the discipline behind his success, his passion for life’s finer things, and his dog’s sophisticated taste.
Ramen, Japan’s soul food. This simple dish casts its spell over people all over the world and city dwellers often stand in long lines to get their hands on a bowl of this authentic noodle soup. And to take a small excursion into Japanese culture. Like at Takumi, in Düsseldorf’s Little Tokyo, where more genuinely Japanese and soul food is hardly possible.
Fresh off of the opening of his latest BiBo restaurant in Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, we chat with the Marbella-born Michelin star chef Dani García on maintaining international success, his sources of inspiration, and the dishes that remind him of home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a commercial photographer, it might not seem unusual that for the last five months, Ailine Liefeld has been growing a popular Instagram page. Yet, it might be more surprising to hear that the page isn’t anything directly to do with her photography at all. What’s got this photographer so obsessed? Bread. And her 3,000-plus followers are all there for her crispy, airy, soft and often artsy sourdough.
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.