Freshly prepared breakfast at Chipps in Berlin, Germany

N°5 Bed Head Eggs Benedict, Chipps, Berlin, Germany

For my second morning in Berlin, I decided to stop by Chipps for breakfast. The restaurant, located in a quiet area of Mitte, has become popular for their freshly prepared dishes using seasonal and quality ingredients. Chipps was located on the corner of a small street adjacent to a small open grassy area in the heart of Mitte. Even though I was in the center of Berlin, the area was quiet. I felt like the place was miles away from …

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Konnopke’s Imbiss, legendary currywurst stand in East Berlin

Currywurst with fries

Konnopke’s Imbiss is an institution in East Berlin. The small food stand under the U-Bahn tracks in Prenzlauer Berg has been serving currywurst since 1931. In the 1930s, the Konnopke family started selling sausages and frankfurter at this location. Over the years, Konnopke’s Imbiss converted their business from a simple table to a wooden booth to a permanent stand with electricity, water, and propane gas. What is Currywurst? Currywurst is a popular and traditional German fast food found at food …

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On a quest for Wiener Schnitzel at Prater Gaststätte in Berlin

Wiener Schnitzel with potato salad and cucumber salad on the side from Prater Garten, Berlin

When I arrived in Berlin, I knew I wanted Wiener Schnitzel. My journey led me to Prater Gaststätte, located near Alexanderplatz. For those unfamiliar, Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish made with a thin veal cutlet, then breaded and pan-fried. Even though Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish, the Germans know how to do it right. Prater Gaststätte was located just down the street from Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn Station and Konnopke’s Imbiss, one of my favorite currywurst stands in Berlin.  …

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Breakfast at Factory Girl!, my first meal in Berlin, Germany

Cold Cuts: scrambled eggs with sucuk (spicy sausage) and a side of bread

For a Sunday morning, I was surprised how quiet the Mitte area of Berlin was. Streets were empty and everything seemed closed until I found Factory Girl!. As I found out later, Berlin was a quiet city during the morning. Everyone seemed to sleep during the day and venture out at night for food and drinks. When I walked into Factory Girl!, I was greeted with more of the same. The place was practically empty making me question my decision …

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How to get from Tegel Airport to Berlin destinations by TXL Bus

This post will show you how to use the TXL Bus to get from Tegel Airport to destinations in Berlin such as Hauptbahnhof Central Station and Alexanderplatz. Unfortunately, Tegel Airport, located a few miles northwest of central Berlin, has no direct connections to the U-Bahn or S-Bahn trains. You might be asking yourself: What exactly is U-Bahn and S-Bahn? U-Bahn, short for Untergrundbahn, is simply an underground railway or subway. The S-Bahn, short for Schnellbahn, is simply an overground or …

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