Germany

WTF

Triathlete Banned from All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant for Eating Too Much

"This guy eats for five people. That's not normal."
Katinka Oppeck
9.18.18
wine

Vicious Hornet Swarm at German Wine Festival Sends 13 to Hospital

"They're just bees," they said. "They're more afraid of you than you are of them," they said.
Lauren Rothman
9.6.18
Restaurants

German Restaurant Sees Surge in Popularity After Banning Children at Dinnertime

Sometimes you don't want your bratwurst with a side of screaming baby.
Lauren Rothman
8.21.18
Berlin

Inside Berghain's Shockingly Good Ice Cream Parlor

The Berlin nightclub is best known for its decadence, debauchery, and exclusivity, but it also serves a mean scoop of chocolate ice cream.
Kieran Dahl
7.30.18
beer

The Best Places in Berlin to Break Germany's 500 Year-Old Beer Laws

Beer purity laws made lots of sense back in the day, but the rise of craft brewing means there are now some excellent spots to break the law.
Tara Nurin
3.5.18
Baking

How a Former Truck Driver from California Became a German Master Baker

Ben Tugwell never thought he'd be running one of the best bakeries in Berlin, especially after moving there without knowing a word of German or having any professional baking experience.
Anna Gyulai Gaál
1.20.18
Booze

A Gonzo Journey Through Berlin's Absinthe Bars

Berlin has four absinthe bars. I don’t think that’s nearly enough, as there are 3.5 million people in Berlin. I decided to visit them in one night to see if I, in not becoming a degenerate, might encourage the building of more.
Phillip Turo
12.28.17
Germany

We Made Berlin's Best Sommelier Pair Wines with Döner Kebabs

At 3 AM in the subway.
Munchies Staff
10.20.17
Germany

Supermarket Removes All Foreign Products to Call Out Racism

"This shelf is pretty boring without diversity."
Nick Rose
8.25.17
refugees

This Syrian Restaurant Is Fighting Negative Stereotypes About Refugees

The refugee-run restaurant, launched by a heart surgeon, hopes to create a different kind of conversation about Syrians in Europe.
Didem Tali
5.30.17
Pickles

What It’s Like to Be a Professional Pickle Tester

Maik Maetzke never aspired to become a pickle expert, but it seems it was meant to be.
Barbara Woolsey
5.29.17
WTF

You Can Now Get Drunk in a 'Tequila Cloud' in Mexico

Somebody needs to let Lil Wayne and Fat Joe know about this shit ASAP.
Alex Swerdloff
3.31.17