Cepelinai, Lithuania

A traditional dish in Lithuania is Cepelinai and it is named like this as it looks like zeppelins. Cepelinai are potato dumplings filled with minced meat or quarg. The dish is also famous in Belorussia and Poland and is typically served with a sauce made of cream, onions and bacon.

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Café Nordpol

Café Nordpol, Kassel

It’s a simple but good coffee bar and restaurant close to the central campus of the university of Kassel, Germany. Located at the Gottschalkstraße just 100 meters afar from the main lecture buildings this place is often crowded with students. They offer seats inside but also have a medium size outdoor terrace where you can sit next to the quiet street.

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HermannS, Kassel

At a street connecting Wilhelmshöher Allee and Königstor – the Hermannstraße (an area of Kassel, Germany where I wouldn’t really expect a bar) – you can find the HermannS. It is a mix of a modern cocktail bar and a folksy inn. They’ve got a rather large outdoor area and you can get good food and drinks.

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View from Neni, Berlin

If you like good views for dinner you can’t miss a visit to the NENI at the Breitscheidplatz close to the railway station ‘Zoologischer Garten‘ of Berlin, Germany. It is serving high-class oriental food in a wonderful atmosphere: through big glass windows you can look over the zoological garden which looks like a forest. Already the mezze request hard decisions: humus or falafel? Or some speciality from Libanon or Marocco?

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Curry Leaf Café

Curry Leaf Café, Brighton

If you love Indian food you should reserve a table at the Curry Leaf Café in Brighton, United Kingdom. The restaurant located in ship street received many awards over time and was named one of ‘UK’s Best 19 Indian Restaurants‘ by the Olive Magazine. It is a very colourful and well decorated place and if you enjoy spicy dishes this really is your place to be. Already their starters would be enough to get me there – the chicken tikka is fantastic.

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Seearena, Hechtsee, Kiefersfelden

Next to the lake Hechtsee in the borderland between Kufstein, Austria and Kiefersfelden, Germany you can find a building which includes all facilities to allow people to use the lake as a giant outdoor pool. This Badeanstalt (swimming baths) carries the name ‘Seearena‘ and also includes a restaurant that is open also for people just walking around the lake and also in winter times.

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Sky Garden

Sky Garden, London

The latest insider tip if you want to combine good drinks with perfect views on the city of London, United Kingdom is the Sky Garden. It is a garden in the glassy top floor of the building 20 Fenchurch Street that is called walkie-talkie by the locals because of its shape. Within the Sky Garden you will find a bar and a restaurant. In addition to good food and drinks you can enjoy perfect views on important sights like the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge as well as on other skyscrapers like the gherkin, the shard, the cheesegrater and the lipstick.

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