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…

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…

Ai Weiwei Exhibition | Vienna

In the last few years with the increasing  controversy and debate surrounding human rights issues across the globe, conventional and digital art-loving media has turned its attention to one conceptual artist who ingeniously grabbed the world’s attention with his art, for all the right reasons. Ai Weiwei is considered one of the world’s most famous international contemporary artists which is why I couldn’t…

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…

Alfredo Barsuglia | Exhibition Opening

Yesterday was the opening of the exhibition of the  Austrian artist Alfredo Barsuglia at the unttld contemporary gallery. My appreciation for art mainly extends to contemporary, modern and surrealism and I am always interested in visiting exhibitions from new artists. Austria is a cultural hub and such opportunities come often and if you ask the art connoisseurs they will tell…

M4 – My Many Married Men

A few short months ago, I was honoured to be invited to the world premiere of the short Indie film “M4 – My Many Married Men” which was held here in Vienna at Top Kino (Rahlgasse 1, 1060). I was very excited to be handed the opportunity to watch this amusing romantic comedy  and to support my friend Saman…

Sunday Brunch in Vienna

The Viennese have adopted one rather gastronomical mouth fulfilling  modern tradition which has also become part of my Sunday ritual. Brunch. Since moving to Vienna I learned that going to Sunday brunch is not an impetuous decision, in most popular places you have to book at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance in order…

Bikini Body in 20 minutes?

I’ve been struggling with fluctuations in my weight for years. After the birth of my first child, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease and I really struggled coping with some of its symptoms such as mood swings, weight gain and anxiety.  Ever since the birth of my second child, my body changed even more and my metabolism…

Sunshine Reggae

After a string of cold, wet and grey weekends in the City, finally the sun decided to honour us with her presence and what better way to make the best of the warm spring weather than to be outdoors. Tulln is a short 45 minute drive (43 kilometres) from Vienna and it has one of my…