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In memory of Krisztina – Journey to Győr

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Whenever you travel by yourself, you never will be actually alone! Give it a try and see! You will always find people like you and form alliance with the same time travelers and locals with constant wanderlust in their hearts. You can share your discoveries, ideas and your story. Unfortunately I have to say an eternal good bye now Continue reading →

KáOsZ Drink Station/Italozó (Budapest) – To feel like house guests in a pub

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149. stop, 133. Budapest stop It’s the best to be in pubs where the barman is the manager in one, because it feels like being a house guest there, not only gastronomy guests. To be at János, in KáOsZ (=ChAoS) is like to be house guests as well. Our story with KáOsZ was started in Continue reading →

What did I find in Bologna instead of spaghetti?

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Just to settle things right at the beginning, there is no such thing as the famous Spaghetti Bolognese. I know, all the revolutionary memoirs about this city begin with a sentence like this, but still. In my eyes, Bologna had to get over a lot of other misconceptions too, but this city managed it and Continue reading →

Nana – The preserved social scene

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(87. stop, 70. Budapest stop, after 6 visits) There are a couple of surprisingly casual pubs even in the upper-class fifth district. Supposedly and unfortunately, there are less and less of them and we could exactly count their number as it is getting quite limited. From these, I introduce Nana first, which is located by Continue reading →

I say a little prayer for the good, old Papucs (Pécs, Hungary)

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I haven’t made any pub crawl in Pécs, in the fifth biggest city of Hungary (145.000 inhabitants) until few weeks ago. My journey there came like a bolt from the blue, after one of my old class mates, who lived there before, sent me this article about the closure of the famous, very traditional Papucs Continue reading →

Pubfoods from all around Middle-Europe gather! – PUP OPENING: MALTeR, beer-restaurant, Budapest

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Just a few days ago, MALTeR has opened its gates to the PUBlic in Akácfa street (VII. district in Budapet), to fill the long yawning gap and apply to be a leader of an important mission in Hungary; to route food and warm meals back to the pubs. Within its four walls, this place is bringing Continue reading →

Szent András harvests beer – grape flavored A.P.A.

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I was pleased to be invited again to Ogre bácsi (Uncle Ogre) brasserie, to the Budapest headquarter of Szent András Brewery. For the grape harvest season they came up with a grape flavored APA (American Pale Ale) beer, which is not intended to be a seasonal specialty, but a permanent member of the supply. For Continue reading →