Category: Food & Drinks

New culinary hotspot: Alser Straße

Alser Straße is increasingly becoming a hot spot for cool and hip eating establishments. Both new and long-established eateries add to the flair of this small and lively shopping street.

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Vienna: a Dumpling Metropolis

Dumplings, dim sum, baozi, gyoza – the small dumpling snacks from Asia have become extremely popular in Vienna in recent years. In this checkVIENNA blog post, we have put together a small selection of places where you can eat the Far Eastern delicacies.

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Heurigen culture in Vienna

At no other season are the Viennese so strongly drawn to the Heurigen than in autumn. Autumn in Vienna is the time for grapes, vineyards and wine festivals. Find here our recommendations!

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Shopping on a Sunday in Vienna

If you are busy in Vienna, spending your time with sightseeing all the many attractions in the city, you could forget something important: shopping! But in Vienna this will not spoil your holiday mood as enough shops also open their doors on Sundays. You only have to know where they are.

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The best cakes in Vienna

Who doesn’t love Viennese cakes and pastries? The Viennese truly love their cakes and pastries. Choosing from the wide variety on offer is not an easy task, but we have tried to do so for you anyway – get your forks ready for our best of Viennese cakes and pastries!

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Food delivery services in Vienna

In Vienna various food deliverers have become the norm in the city. Getting food delivered to your home or to your CheckVIENNA apartment means that you can still enjoy good food without even having to leave your home or apartment.

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Vienna’s sausage stands

It is slowly getting colder in Vienna and, unfortunately, it is more often than not too fresh to sit outside comfortably in the capital’s Schanigarten. But the sausage stands are open all year round! We have compiled a list of our favourites. A must for every visitor to Vienna!

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Vienna: Five Christmas Markets in Two Hours

The period before Christmas is a truly special time in Vienna because hardly any other city offers as many Christmas markets as Austria’s capital. For this reason, we have compiled a Christmas market walking tour. A tour in which you can visit five Christmas markets in only two hours.

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Christmas Markets

The countdown to Christmas has already begun! On 17th November, the many Christmas markets all over the city will open once again and usher in Advent with hot punch and traditional Glühwein (mulled wine). These traditional Christmas markets can be found all over the city.

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Advent Weekends in Vienna

Advent is a perfect season to spend time in Vienna! Because only then does Vienna shine in festive lights and is filled with the aroma of punch, Lebkuchen (similar to gingerbread) and hot chestnuts. This is simply a wonderful time to spend a weekend in Vienna.

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