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Imren Grill – The Perfect Hangover Skewer

Imren Grill has 5 restaurants in Berlin (Kreuzberg, Neukölln, Schöneberg and 2 in Wedding) that serve delicious Turkish food, including a Döner Kebap that is unlike any other I have had in the city. What sets Imren apart from many of the other Döner Buden I have been to in Berlin is the quality of […]

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The Watchtower Where The Watchers Were Watched

It’s not every day you get to climb an abandoned DDR-era watchtower in Berlin and unlike the tower on Erna-Berger-Strasse that it resembles, the one I climbed in Weißensee recently has not been restored. When I first stumbled across the watchtower last year I was a bit confused because I was several kilometres away from […]

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Sunday Documentary: Spirit of Berlin – July 1945

Released last month by Chronos Media GmbH to coincide with events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Berlin, Spirit of Berlin is a collection of colour HD footage of Berlin in July 1945. There is something about the use of  colour images that makes the utter devastation caused by a […]

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Vanille & Marille – (Ice) Cream de la Crème

There are 4 Vanille & Marille shops in Berlin, all serving ice cream made fresh daily from 100% natural ingredients in the backyard of their location in Kreuzberg, including one in the part of city I call home, Steglitz. There is an extensive range of ice cream and Lactose-free sorbets on offer, including a selected […]

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Martin Roller – Berlin Artist Plays With His Food

Every child the world over has been told (in his or her own language of course) ‘don’t play with your food’, an instruction that Berlin artist Martin Roller has thankfully ignored.  There is no digital sorcery at work here – Roller creates the striking photographs by altering the objects themselves not by manipulating the images […]

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