Vienna on Demand – March 2017
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Shanghaitan – Restaurant 1060
Sophisticated and romantic, ShanghaiTan’s sleek, sensuous interior is dominated by a ceiling entirely covered in Chinese lanterns. The food, ranging from classic to modern Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese, can also be enjoyed in separated booths for parties of two or more. Reservations are recommended.
6., Gumpendorferstraße 9
Yummyaki – Takeaway 1060
As part of the ra’mien-ShanghaiTan group, Yummyaki has been a welcome addition to the homemade Asian food landscape in Vienna since opening in 2013. If you’re craving Japanese-style curry or gyoza, you should give this place a try. They also serve hand-pulled noodles and a variety of yaki skewers.
6., Otto-Bauer-Gasse 27
Mochi Ramen – Restaurant 1020
The owners of Mochi consistently push the envelope of Japanese dining culture in Vienna. Their new ramen bar serves homemade entrées and ramen delicacies freshly prepared, along with a selection of different sakes and shōchūs. They don’t do reservations, so get there early if you want a good table.
2., Vorgartenmarkt Stand 12 & 29
Kaffemik – Cafe 1070
Kaffemik’s name may be Greenlandic, but the coffee is international, featuring new, independent roasters on a monthly basis. So if you’re a caffeine addict who likes variety, give them a visit and taste the new brew. They also sell choice accessories for coffee lovers and hold brewing workshops.
7., Zollergasse 5
Bros. Pizza – Takeaway 1070
The owners of Bros. Pizza are taking a new approach to everybody’s favorite pie. While staying true to most traditional methods, they’re mixing it up with a unique sourdough crust, making a healthier alternative for pizza lovers. Toppings are seasonal or traditional Italian.
7., Zollergasse 2
SNEAK IN – Café/Bar/Concept Store 1070
An ingenious hybrid of café, bar and fashion concept store, Sneak In offers a new experience for Vienna’s fashionistas. Customers can enjoy food and drinks while browsing selected high-quality sneaker brands. They also serve breakfast on Saturday and brunch on Sunday from 10:00 to 15:00. Reservations are recommended on Sunday.
7., Siebensterngasse 12
12 Munchies – Takeaway 1180
Got a case of the snack attacks? 12 Munchies has got your back with British-American inspired homemade pastries and sandwiches! Most of the menu changes daily, so you’ll always have something new to try out. They also serve Italian espresso.
18., Türkenschanzstraße 2
MetchaMatcha – Restaurant 1070
If you’re looking for Japanese cuisine beyond salmon nigiri, the authentic dishes of Mari’s Metchamatcha should be on your radar. At this tiny establishment, owner Mari Wanzel specializes in a variety of Japanese entrées, onigiri and noodle dishes and – as the name suggests – matcha-flavored desserts and coffee. Going green has never been tastier.
7., Neustiftgasse 7
B.Lounge – Hair Salon 1010
Looking for a high-end hairdresser in Vienna’s 1st district? Look no further than b.lounge. With Italian hairdresser Angelo Palladino as the salon’s new creative director, the team offers anything you can think of and more. They also sell a variety of cosmetics and care products.
1., Hegelgasse 17
Shakespeare & Company – Bookstore 1010
Located in Vienna’s gorgeous historic center, Shakespeare & Company booksellers is tucked behind the old Ruprechtskriche in a cobblestone alley. Every English-speaking bookworm should pay this cozy bookshop a visit. Inside, you will find classics and contemporary literature alike. Anything that’s out of stock, they will gladly order for you.
1., Sterngasse 2
Harvest Bistrot – Café 1020
Your body is a temple – so treat it at Harvest. The bistrot serves strictly vegan and organic cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. For lunch, they offer a healthy daily buffet, à la carte breakfast and brunch on weekends and holidays. Call ahead for a table.
Sat, Sun Holidays 10:00-18:00
2., Karmeliterplatz 1
Max & Benito – Restaurant & takeaway 1070
If you’re craving Cal Mex, drop by Max & Benito’s! Both of their locations in the 1st and 7th districts serve authentic tacos, burritos and other treats, with their new place on Mariahilfer Straße boasting even more space for burrito therapy.
7., Mariahilfer Straße 4