Tasting on Brno

Something I didn’t know before I went to Brno is that it has a large enough Vietnamese immigrant population that there’s a Little Saigon east of city center. So yeah, you can find decent Vietnamese food here. Surprise! I also had my epic roasted pork knee experience in Brno.

September 9, 2016
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Tasting on Vienna

Yes, Wiener schnitzel is from Vienna, but what else should you be having while visiting the capital of Austria? And did you realize that Wiener schnitzel is specifically made from veal, not pork or chicken? More exciting Wiener food coverage if you keep reading!

September 6, 2016
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Sights of Vienna

So many attractions await your attention in Vienna, so you must pick and choose. Interestingly, I didn’t go to any composers’ homes because I’d heard that they are not great as museums. Instead, I made the most of the first weekend of September and some light rain.

September 6, 2016
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Tasting on Budapest

During the Soviet Era, Hungary’s traditional cuisine was neglected, including its ancient species of pigs and cows, and its wine. In more recent years, there’s been a revival, which is fortunate for locals and visitors alike.

September 2, 2016
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Tasting on Belgrade

Having been a strategic location throughout history, Belgrade has seen over 115 wars and been destroyed more than 40 times. But because of its confluence of cultures, Serbian food is a mix of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and Central European cuisines. And what a mix it is!

August 29, 2016
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Street art in Belgrade

I got to see some funny while meaningful street art while walking around Belgrade. Check out the photos I snapped to pick out your favorites.

August 28, 2016
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Tasting on Split

Defining Croatian food is a bit challenging because different parts of the country have their own specialties. But Mediterranean influence is heavy, and seafood is a staple along the coast. It also features many sweets, like dried fig cakes. A little known tidbit is that Croatia has among the best olive oils in the world, and they have the awards to prove it.

August 24, 2016
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