Authentic Sushi 寿司| Vienna

Vienna is a small city with big ambitions. With a rich history, imprinted in its buildings, culture and traditional outlets, Vienna is best known for being a cultural hub for art, music, and architecture. Despite the capital’s heavy-set classical atmosphere, there are exquisite gastronomic delights in almost every corner. I am a self-proclaimed Sushi-an, due to my…

“Oreo” Coco Chia Parfait

Recipe inspired and created by: Viviane Shklarek Who doesn’t know that moment at the end of dinner, when everyone is eyeing on the dessert menu trapped between anticipation and guilt. Well, the exact same happened last night when I met – the amazingly inspiring – Coco at a friend’s dinner at the new You Vienna (Le…

Vienna’s Best Bars | 2016

Are you wondering where you can have the best cocktails, reserves and spirits in Vienna? Find out which are the best Bars in Vienna.

The Cutest Cafes in Vienna

  Part of Vienna’s charm is the charming cute little cafes scattered around the City. Given that I’m an avid coffee drinker and have most of my meetings in cafes, I have made up a list -in order of preference- of  my favourite cute little cafes in Vienna. Cafe Himmelblau Situated at Kutschkermarkt in Währing, this is a small, cozy,…

Rinderwahn | Vienna

With the uprising trend of street food, Vienna has seen a spring of street food restaurants (especially those priding in their burger mastery) that work hard to intermediate between quality and taste. In the past 3 years, Vienna’s wave of post-modern, post-instagram food culture has introduced the schnitzel-loving culture the unpretentious, tastefully rich and somewhat inexpensive world of…

Weight Busters | Superfoods

By  SoCoco’s Nutritionist Eleni Koui  Summer holidays are mostly over and they were packed with fun times, relaxing moments, new experiences and..at least in my case a bit of extra food pleasures! Meals by the seaside followed by yummy cocktails and all this sitting and relaxing anywhere possible meant that some of us need to get organised…

ChuChu | Vienna

A fresh new gastronomic addition to the effervescent Viennese food and drinks culture has emerged in the bustling 1st district, to satisfy any foodie’s – such as myself -inquiring taste. ChuChu  (which is the Latin American nickname for ‘Jesús’) opened a little over a month ago and it has made its debut under the well-known star chef from Venezuela,…

Sigi Ikthios (Σιγή Ιχθύος) | Paros

When you visit a Greek island, you are most likely to obsess over the gastronomical experiences each and every one of Greece’s unique islands has to offer. Especially the inhabitants of  some of the smaller islands dotted in the Aegean Sea,  they have been using all of nature’s resources and local produce to create intricate yet simple dishes…

Cocktail | Salty Dog

Ingredients 40 ml Vodka Absolut Citron 20 ml Lime Juice 20 ml Lychee Puree 20 ml Pink Grapefruit Juice 2 Drops Strawberry Bitter   Pour all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well.

SoCoco the Cocktail

Ingredients 40 ml Vodka Ketle One 30 ml Pink Grapefruit Juice 20 ml Fresh Lemon Juice 10 ml Red Bull Essence Dr Filler Zucker Watte   Pour all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well. Double strain it in a coupette glass. Serve & top with Dr Filler (Zucker Watte)   Enjoy!

Mixology | The Science of Bartending

Mixology is a term which has emerged in recent years and is being used more often to describe the science and art behind drink mixing. Anyone can become a bartender as long as they can make a decent margarita, piña colada, screwdriver or daiquiris. A mixologist on the other hand can reinvent a daiquiri by adding a…

Say it with a…Cake

We recently celebrated Leon, my son’s 2nd birthday and this milestone was welcomed with a party that had everything a party requires in order for it to be successful. There were balloons, toys, an entertainer, a mocktail stand (the children made their own mocktails), disco music, lighting , wine for the parents and indubitably the limelight piece of any…