Articles Tagged ‘Traditional’

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...

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,...

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...

Augustiner Großgaststätten

Augustiner Großgaststätten February 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Augustiner Großgaststätten is probably the easiest to find major beer hall in the city.  It’s located right on the main pedestrian shopping street between the Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and Marienplatz (the central square).  This former location of the actual Augustiner brewery is one...

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,...