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Curry & Chili – Currywurst with a kick in Berlin

As a general rule Currywurst is a sausage smothered in ketchup with a sprinkling of curry powder but the best Currywurstbuden take things a step further.  You could say that Curry & Chili on the corner of Osloer Strasse and Prinzenallee in Berlin Wedding has taken it several steps, as it lays claim to the title […]


Curry Baude – Lecker Currywurst in Berlin Gesundbrunnen

Reina Lehmann has been serving Currywurst to the people of Berlin at Curry Baude, his Bude (kiosk) outside U-Bhf Gesundbrunnen, since 1989. Herr Lehmann prides himself on serving quality food – the sausages and sauces are all homemade with the finest ingredients. Currywurst is €1.50 and available with or without skin (mit oder ohne Darm) […]


Plötzensee – an inner city Berlin lake

Plötzensee is a small and pretty glacial lake in the residential area of Wedding in the north of Berlin with a Freibad (lido) on its western shore. I have Cihan to thank for suggesting I visit Plötzensee, and the wonderful afternoon and early evening I spent there last week. Smaller than many of Berlin’s more famous […]


MTO: Photorealistic Street Art in Berlin

MTO is a French born-Berlin based Street Artist who produces incredible large-scale photorealistic pieces.  Seeing his work on closed shop shutters makes getting up early to wander the streets of Kreuzberg worthwhile. This Spike LEE in Görlitzer Park is remarkably intact for its age. MTO painted a series of portraits of ‘Berlin Street Fighters’ – artists […]


Stolpersteine 130 – 131

I have added the photos of the Stolpersteine I have seen over the past week to the photo gallery here. This week’s Stolpersteine were memorials to: Sally Casper and Lene Casper (Chodowieckistrasse 8); Hans Samuel, Else Samuel and Gunter Samuel (Near corner of Utrechter Strasse). My first post about Stolpersteine gives more background about these memorials to the […]