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Irish Pubs

Irish Pubs January 20, 2012 | Food | Read More
Irish pubs can be found in nearly any city on the planet anymore and Munich is certainly not left out.  In fact, for live music and late night drinking options, Irish pubs are usually one of the best bets for tourists.  I’d like to highlight a handful of Munich’s top Irish pubs here so you have...

Five Romantic Restaurants

Five Romantic Restaurants December 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Will you be in Munich for a special occasion?  Or maybe you just want to make every night count with that special someone?  Certainly with Valentine’s Day approaching it’s a good idea to make sure you know which restaurants will fit the mood.  Here are a few that should do the trick: Restaurant...

Best Cheap Eats in Munich

Best Cheap Eats in Munich November 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
Munich is an expensive city and knowing where to eat cheaply means you will have more money to spend on museum entrances, tours, and more traveling.  The cheapest and best option for the extremely price conscious among us would be to live off of döner kebab as much as you can.  Döner kebab is a German-Turkish...

Food at the Oktoberfest

Food at the Oktoberfest September 16, 2011 | Food | Read More
Although the focus for many is on the beer at the Oktoberfest, if you want to survive you must eat almost as much as you drink.  Just like at any major festival, there are lots of options to choose from. In the Tents:   All of the tents have traditional Bavarian food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ...

Outdoor Dining in Munich’s Beer Gardens

Outdoor Dining in Munich’s Beer Gardens July 20, 2011 | Food | Read More
When most people in Munich think of outdoor dining one image comes to mind:  that of a beer garden. Beer gardens are the warm weather equivalent of Munich’s famous beer halls and are just as diverse. Usually most beer gardens stick to traditional Bavarian foods such as roast pork, rotisserie chicken,...

Asparagus Season, Spargelzeit

Asparagus Season, Spargelzeit May 8, 2011 | Food | Read More
It’s asparagus season in Munich, which means there is literally asparagus everywhere. Spargelzeit (asparagus season) is a big deal here.  It’s not the normal green asparagus either, but the white asparagus less common in most other parts of the world.  The white asparagus is more bitter in flavor,...

Taco Libre

Taco Libre April 14, 2011 | Food | Read More
Tired of pork, pork and more pork in the land of the pork? One great alternative is to go for a California-style Mexican restaurant.  Taco Libre has a typical Mexican restaurant feel to the place, though it is quite small.  The food is quite authentic for Europe so you can get it a bit spicier than...

Ayingers Wirtshaus am Platzl

Ayingers Wirtshaus am Platzl April 7, 2011 | Food | Read More
This relatively new beer hall is located directly across the street from the famous Hofbräuhaus and right next to the Hard Rock café.  Nearly always busier than the Hofbräuhaus itself, this place has great food and beer, but at a price.  In fact, this is often used as an alternative to the Hofbräuhaus...

Löwe am Markt Gaststätte

Löwe am Markt Gaststätte March 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
The “Lion at the Market” is a small Bavarian restaurant with a great location right near the center of Munich at the Viktualienmarkt.  It has a cozy atmosphere, but tends to be busy every night of the week, so if you like the look of the place and the location make sure to make a reservation. ...

Weisses Bräuhaus

Weisses Bräuhaus March 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
This beer hall is in every guidebook for its intriguing menu, excellent location, and good beer.  Before World War II it was the location of a brewery, but today it’s one of the busiest beer halls in town.  It’s not considered among the major beer halls, however, as its brewery is not among the...