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Bierpinsel – Berlin’s Beer Brush

The Bierpinsel, a 47-metre tall brutalist tower, dominates the skyline on the Schloßstraße in Berlin Steglitz, the city’s second busiest shopping street. The Bierpinsel was built between 1972 and 1976 to plans by the architects Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte, who also designed the ICC Berlin.  The building, whose distinctive form was inspired by the […]

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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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Cafe Feuerbach

It’s not easy to find an English Breakfast in Berlin, let alone a good one, but luckily for me one of my local restaurants, Cafe Feuerbach has an especially tasty one, so when I’m in the mood for a fry up I don’t have too far to go. For 7,40€ you get bacon, two fried eggs, […]

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Zur Bratpfanne – Putting the curry in Currywurst

I’m beginning to wonder if my love of Currywurst is turning into a ‘Currywurst problem’.  Friends have started recommending Imbisse (snack restaurants) to me to help me in my hunt for ‘The Best of the Wurst‘.  Not that I’m complaining though because it was through a recommendation that I discovered Zur Bratpfanne in Berlin’s Steglitz. […]

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Krasselts Imbiss

Lunchtime had been and gone long ago by the time I managed to make up my mind about what I would like to eat.  I had been on a mission to track down a DVD for my Friday night entertainment and having visited Das Schloss, I realised that I wasn’t far from Krasselts Imbiss. Unfortunately, […]

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