(that new new) Below is an excerpt from my earlier plans with this blog, but ya know, new decade new me. I’m also now based in Nantes, France, so you’ll see more pastry posts ;). This blog will now not only be dedicated to good and mostly cheaps eats around Europe (and maybe some in the USA once in a while), but also fun things … Continue reading Hippity Hey
So if you’re aware, or maybe you’re not, Amsterdam is a little bit ‘cher’ as the French would say, aka it’s a little expensive. But, as a non wealthy traveler I’ve figured out some ways to save a little when visiting cities a little out of my budget. It’s as simple as – head to the nearest grocery store, buy some food (bread, cheese, chips, … Continue reading Amsterdam on a budget
Fast. Fresh. Friendly. Now if you’re visiting or live in Europe, you know that Kebap shops are pretty much at every corner. The question you have to then ask yourself is : where is the best one? Well luckily I’m here to help. A quick tram ride over from the city center of Cologne, where you’ll find yourself in vibrant Ehrenfeld; and if you walk … Continue reading Where else would you consider eating a kebap other then KebapLand?!
If your looking to take a drink and hang around in Amsterdam, but you aren’t so keen on heading to the red light district or the city center, then you should find yourself entering in ‘Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe’ in your phone; and BOOM you will happily find yourself here 🙂 Enjoy the weather and a cocktail by settling into their comfy window spot … Continue reading Lounging around in Amsterdam
If there is ever a time in your life where you sit down and think, I would love to just absolutely go ham on some delicious Turkish food right now, then please stand at attention and continue to read the following paragraphs. Upon completion of your readings you will be well informed of exactly where to go to satisfy all of your cravings for a … Continue reading I’ll take all the farm animals please, grilled.
If you don’t Brunch I don’t want you in my life… Now obviously you have gathered that this post is about Brunch, and it happens to be at a cute little “hole in the wall” near tram stop Frisenplatz, Café Hommage. This cute little cafe is nestled between some Turkish restaurants, hiding in the side street right behind the Starbucks (trust me this gives … Continue reading Brunch Bites
I don’t know about you guys, but up until about five years ago when I started to work at a sushi restaurant in the USA, I was never really a fan of sushi. The seaweed part creeped me out, and the texture of dead fish made me feel like I was eating the inhabitants of my aquarium. Now flash forward a year since I’ve worked … Continue reading Mirai have more sushi please?
Since I’m living in Germany, and the posts so far are about places in Germany, I felt it was only necessary to fill you guys in on my favorite German restaurant I’ve found in the city, Gilden im Zims “Heimat kölscher Helden”! (shoutout to my roommate for bringing me here). I’ve already been here a couple times, and always suggest it to friends, because I … Continue reading Ich hätte gern, to actually be able to order this food in German
I really don’t know how people live their lives without pizza, I mean it’s the combination of so many great things… vegetables (the sauce), cheese, bread, and meat (well at least my favorite things). Also being from NY state, I have high expectations, even though all the pizza here is more Italian style; luckily I’m adaptable. Although, everyone knows that when you first move somewhere … Continue reading It’s a pizza party
So ever since I moved here, I’ve been craving the authentic Indian I am used to back home; but everyone knows you need a personal referral to find the best “like home” Indian in the city. Therefore you can imagine my excitement when I met an Indian guy living and working with some friends who said he could send me in the right direction for … Continue reading Samosa you want to know where the best Indian is?
Yum, Yum, Yum… Have you ever woken up from a night of drinking and your best friend forces you to get your ass out of bed and get brunch? Well, praise them, because sometimes that’s how you find the best spots. Hence, this is how I found this gem, right here in Cologne, Lindenthal. Hinz & Kunz is situated on the corner of Schallstraße and … Continue reading Brunch done right