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Butcher Shop Culture in Budapest

Butcher Shop Culture in Budapest February 23, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
Grabbing a quick bite to eat for most means a sandwich, burger or salad at a local fast food restaurant. In Budapest however, it is (believe it or not) butcher shops that traditionally provide this kind of service. Grabbing a bite at the butcher's (Photo courtesy of: http://www.diningguide.hu/toplistak/etterem-informacio-4049) Alongside...

Vegetarian Dining in Meat-Eating Budapest

Vegetarian Dining in Meat-Eating Budapest February 14, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
Finding a restaurant with even just a little more to offer than one vegetarian dish is a tough one in the capital of a country where every national dish is based on meat. And if it doesn’t contain meat, it will definitely contain something of animal origin, the most popular of which is lard. Vegetarians...

Best Neighbourhood for the Foodie

Best Neighbourhood for the Foodie November 30, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Budapest‘s 7th District, a lovely compact little neighbourhood characterized by narrow streets that give home to many of the city’s hidden gems, is the neighbourhood for the foodie on a quest for delicious dishes. This area, bound in by the Andrassy Avenue, Rákóczi Street, Small and Great...

Top 5 Sushi Bars in Budapest

Top 5 Sushi Bars in Budapest October 28, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Attention sushi lovers! Budapest, like all cities, has its selection of restaurant that cater for Japanese cuisine and its gem, the sushi. Below are listed – in no particular order – the top 5 places to grab a sushi in Budapest. Sushi (Photo courtey of: Steven Depolo) 1. Wasabi: A traditional Japanese...

50 Dollar Day in Budapest

50 Dollar Day in Budapest August 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
50 dollars is the equivalent of 9400ft according to today’s exchange rate, meaning a roughly 10 000ft day in Budapest – easy! Budapest may not be the budget destination it used to be 10 years ago, but if one knows the local tips and tricks for saving money, then 10 000ft will get you a long way! What...

Best Wineries of Budapest

Best Wineries of Budapest June 29, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Being the capital of a wine producing country with 22 wine regions, Budapest ought to have some great wine cellars and wineries, and it does! Our best picks include cellars and central wineries all offering a wide range of local wines from both Budapest and regions around the country. Good Hungarian...

Snacks Not to Miss in Budapest

Snacks Not to Miss in Budapest April 30, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Trying out local snacks is a great way to get a taste of the city — not to mention it’s really fun — and Budapest has its own treats in store for those with the munchies! Here’s a list of my personal favorites, and good news, you can get your mitts on them in practically every grocery...

Feast Thursday: Eat Out for Half Price

Feast Thursday: Eat Out for Half Price February 28, 2011 | Events, Food, What's New | Read More
Feast Thursday or Torkos Csütörtök is the closing day of the Farsang celebrations, the day before the Great Fast. Traditionally Hungarian folk would eat up the leftovers from Farsang so as nothing would go to waste – kind of like Pancake Day in England. It was last year that the Hungarian Tourism...

Gastronomic Revolution: International Cuisine in Budapest

Gastronomic Revolution: International Cuisine in Budapest January 23, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Budapest is enjoying a „gastronomic revolution” as Origo; the leading Hungarian online news page put it, with waves of foreign cuisine making their way into the city: „The first Michelin-star has arrived, Andy Vajna’s restaurant opening drew in an array of international stars and the number of...

Festive Food Frenzy

Festive Food Frenzy December 24, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Christmas isn’t Christmas without those good old festive foods. Here in Budapest, it’s the following that characterise the taste of Christmas… Szaloncukor (pronounced: sulon tsookor) Szaloncukor Traditional Hungarian Christmas sweet. The original version is chocolate coated fruit jelly wrapped...
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