F&W Photo Tour: Berlin
Berlin's Public Art Space
Berlin Photo Tour by Marta Greber of the beautiful blog What Should I Eat for Breakfast Today.
Created by a local artist, Badeschiff is a public swimming pool floating in a permanent spot on the Spree river. It's ideal for a drink or a swim and becomes an enclosed wellness center during winter. arena-berlin.de
Silo makes delicious coffee in the Friedrichshain neighborhood. silo-coffee.com
The Southeast Asian spot Transit has a sexy and vibrant red interior. transit-restaurants.com
Sironi is an Italian bakery in the famous Markthalle Neun. The ciabatta with tomatoes is exceptional. facebook.com/sironi.de
Street Food Party
Rib roll with bacon—one of many fantastic bites sold at Bite Club, Berlin's reoccurring street food party. biteclub.de
Most Popular Pastime
Hanging with friends outdoors is an essential Berlin pastime. The best locations are next to a river or a canal.
Berlin is famous for its farmers markets, where you can buy lots of organic products.
Kino International is an architectural landmark worth seeing for its geometrical interior. yorck.de/kinos
Red cocoa cake with cream cheese frosting, a.k.a. red velvet cake, and other sweet American goodies from Cupcake Berlin. cupcakeberlin.de
Weekend Flea Market
At the Sunday flea market in Friedrichshain, you can buy everything you didn't know you needed.
Best Ice Cream
Eismanufaktur ice cream has a fantastic flavor with caramel and sea salt. eismanufaktur-berlin.de
The flammekueche: a crispy, thin dough with pear, gorgonzola and radicchio at Neukölln's Bully's Bakery. bullysbakery.com
Coledampf's & Companies sells a large assortment of kitchen equipment, nice wine and has a popular onsite restaurant. coledampfs-and-companies.de
Another perfect place to linger is Lerchen & Eulen, a cozy secondhand furniture café and bar. lerchenundeulen.de
Schneeweiß restaurant has a snow-white interior and outstanding food with a modern twist. schneeweiss-berlin.de
Trying schnitzel is a must in Berlin; it goes the best with potatoes. Here, Schneeweiß’s tasty version. schneeweiss-berlin.de
Fantastic Bakery and Cafe
Kaffeebar with its minimalistic yet extraordinary interior. kaffeebar-berlin.com
Kaffeebar's perfect eggs Benedicts makes a great breakfast before visiting the Turkish market. kaffeebar-berlin.com
Ron Telesky offers “Canadian Pizza” with a thin crust and unusual toppings like chili maple syrup. Locals get a slice and eat it while sitting next to the canal.
The historic TV Tower at Alexanderplatz offers an incredible 360° view of the city. tv-turm.de
One of the many great projects in the city, AANNEX_Project for Design is a concept store that specializes in art for the home. hipshops.com
Great Lunch Spot
Lokal has an elegant, basic interior and beautiful food. lokal-berlin.blogspot.com
Eating at Lokal
Lunch at Lokal: Salad and wine. lokal-berlin.blogspot.com
Café 9 is always searching for a perfect cup of coffee, such as Ethiopian single origin Sidamo Kebado for a rainy Monday. facebook.com/pages/Café-9/
Café CK offers fantastic specialty coffee, tasting seminars and delicious baked goods such as dark-dark brownies and rhubarb cake. cafeckberlin.com