Tag: German food

  • Favorite Dishes #33: The Sausage Sampler at Paulaner

    Step into the mammoth space that is Paulaner (265 Bowery; 212-780-0300) and you may forget you’re in New York City. The ceilings are high and vast, the never-ending communal tables could seat even the largest party of chanting German football fans, and gleaming copper vats of bubbling beer barely even make a dent in the space between […]

  • Where to Celebrate the Final Days of Oktoberfest in NYC

    With larger than life Bavarian pretzels, specially brewed beer, and polka music, Oktoberfest has once again descended upon our fair city. But with festivities already underway and running well into October, finding the right party can be harder than squeezing into a pair of lederhosen after a plate of blood sausages. That’s why we’ve highlighted […]

  • Zum Stammtisch’s Veal Cordon Bleu, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 98: Veal Cordon Bleu at Zum Stammtisch (69-46 Myrtle Avenue, Queens, 718-386-3014 The (large) plates of jaegerschnitzel, sauerbraten, and krainerwurst at this old Ridgewood beer hall are excellent renditions of dishes found in the Rhineland, but it’s the veal cordon bleu that really has us shouting “Prost!” Tender veal is wrapped around thin […]

  • These Are This Week’s Four Best Food Events

    Toast the end of April showers. This week’s best food events include a Persian feast, an oyster shucking competition, and a lesson on the science of ice cream. Our Persian Spread, The V Spot, 156 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, Monday, 6 p.m. Check out this vegetarian version of a traditional Iranian meal, where the prix fixe […]

  • Paulaner Brauhaus Opens on Bowery This Week

    A couple of months ago, we gave you a sneak peek at the beer garden and brewery Rudy Tauscher was building on Bowery. Well, bring out your beer steins and head over to Paulaner Brauhaus NYC (265 Bowery) where the beer is pouring alongside traditional German grub: You’ll find the Munich lager, hefeweizen, and — […]

  • Our 5 Best German Beer Halls

    Both spring and soccer season are in full swing, which means that it’s time to head to the city’s German beer halls for some communal revelry, large-screen sports watching, liter steins of beer, and hearty snacks. Below you’ll find our favorite German beer halls in the city. 5. Loreley A beer hall with roots in […]

  • Tomorrow: Our 5 Best German Beer Halls

    There’s no better medicine for spring fever than a weekend afternoon spent downing crisp beer by the liter stein, warm pretzels, and fat sausages, and chatting with fellow revelers at the communal tables of the city’s German beer halls. Tomorrow, just in time for the warm weather and the Champions League semifinals in soccer, we’ve […]

  • A Plethora of Bread at Landbrot

    At Landbrot, a German bakery and café that opened yesterday in the West Village (137 Seventh Avenue South), you’ll find an entire wall covered with loaves of bread and stands full of pretzels on the front counter. The place is named after its signature loaf, a country rye with a heavy crust, but there are […]

  • James McGown on Buschenschank Brooklyn’s Brews

    James McGown, of South Brooklyn Pizza, has recently opened Buschenschank, a pizzeria with Germanic influences, on the corner of Court and Sackett streets. The pub features South Tyrolean cuisine — which boasts some of the world’s finest cold-climate wines. Some selections include pickles, sausages, and meats cured in-house. McGown took a few moments to chat […]

  • Where Was I Eating? Heidelberg

    And so ends another round of Where Am I Eating?, with the restaurant in question none other than Upper East Side German stalwart Heidelberg. The pictured dish is the classic pork schnitzel, which comes with crispy potatoes and a side of stewed red cabbage — hearty home-style fare for blustery days. Congratulations to Paul L, […]