Articles Tagged ‘Food’

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. ...

August and September Festivals in and Around Munich

August and September Festivals in and Around Munich July 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is famous for its Oktoberfest, but it is certainly not the only festival coming up. In fact, many people prefer the smaller more local festivals. The reasons for this vary from having a more authentic feel to simply being able to get good food and beer easier and cheaper.  As we mentioned a couple...

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...

Spatenhaus

Spatenhaus February 17, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Spatenhaus is the flagship beer hall of the Spaten brewery.  Unlike the other breweries in town,   Spaten only do one type of beer, the Helles.  Helles is the best selling type of beer in Munich as well as being primarily what tourists drink while they are here.  Helles means bright, as in color,...

Gaststätte Fraunhofer

Gaststätte Fraunhofer February 9, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Fraunhofer is off the beaten path.   One might say it’s off the radar of tourists.  However, this working class restaurant is only a short walk from Munich’s old town area and located in the hip part of town known as the Glockenbachviertel.  It’s the type of place that locals go every week,...

Munich’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Munich’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day January 30, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Munich may not have the romantic reputation of Paris or Venice, but if you’ve decided on visiting Munich over Valentine’s Day there are some great options to make the Bavarian capital as romantic as can be.  Here are the top places I would recommend for a fantastically romantic evening: Tantris...

The Coyote Grill – Mexican in Munich

The Coyote Grill – Mexican in Munich January 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
This week I thought I would switch gears and highlight something completely different:   a Mexican fast food place owned and operated by expatriates. It’s not the type of place where you can sit down, relax, and unwind for the evening.  Instead, this is the place to stop by on your way to or from...

Bavarian Food

January 22, 2011 | Food | Read More
I’ve spent a lot of time lately on here highlighting the best of the Bavarian restaurants in Munich.  Although that’s great on its own, I should probably explain the traditional Bavarian food options. Here’s a quick guide: Brez’n – Very large fairly hard pretzels, usually sold individually...