East & Eden

I am not going to lie, I love Starbucks! In the US, you find it at every other corner, and in Berlin you kind of do, too. You know exactly what you’ll get and you have your seasonal favorites to look forward to (Give it up, fellow PSL lovers!). You know you have plugs near…

Brunch in San Francisco: Kitchen Story

Located just off of Market in the Castro, Kitchen Story is a California- Thai fusion place, which sounds interesting but totally works. Their curries are amazing, so are their burgers but their brunch options were what really got me coming back to this place. I can highly recommend the Frisco Benedict for $15.75. Poached egg…

No Coronado without some MooTime

If you ever find yourself in Coronado- which I strongly suggest you do at some point in your life- visit a little creamery called MooTime either in the historic Hotel Del or on Orange Ave. I mean… beach and ice-cream, what’s not to love, right? But this creamery will knock you off your socks with their…

It’s always Sushi o’clock in San Francisco

The city by the bay is famous for many things. There are the obvious ones- The bridge, the wharf, the cable cars- but one should not forget to eat as much as possible when in town. San Francisco is a food mecca and will satisfy any taste buds or wallets. New niche cafes, bistros and restaurant…

Berlin: Winsviertel in Prenzl Berg

In California, people expect to find magic everywhere. In the way the waves crash on shore. In the way the sun breaks through palm trees. In the way your hipster bar tender is doing some crazy foam art on your latte. But magic can be found even in the most urban of places. Like here, in…

Julian’s Apple Pie and Cheddar Cheese

If you are in or near San Diego during fall, head over to Julian. From October onwards, this little mountain village about an hour north of SD looks like Pinterest’s fall lovers completely took over. Colored leaves, cute little cottages and restaurants, people in trendy fall clothes and scarves (when else would you wear that in…

The Baked Bear

Ice-Cream lovers out there, watch out! Baked Bear might be the next best cause of Diabetes, but it will also be the next best source of happiness. Located in Pacific Beach in San Diego, this little SoCal chain serves made-to-order ice cream sandwiches. The choice is hard: Not only do you have a wide variety…