Last Sunday we decided to start the day with a little of the old – A Steckrlfisch at the Auer Dult, and end it with a little of the new, visiting the final day of the UAMO Festival (Urban Art and Media Organization) at Puerto Geising. I had just recently heard of both the UAMO…Read More
Cool New Graffiti Murals Under the Friedensengel
Androgenous Face, originally uploaded by Wahlmünchnerin. Well, Actually I don’t know if these are new, but they weren’t there last spring before we left for our time in California. This tunnel is on the route I normally jog, so I took some pix the other day. View the rest on the Wahlmünchnerin Flickr page.Read More
Ask Catherine #1 – What is Allspice Called in German and Where Can I Buy It?
Dear Catherine,What do you call ‘Allspice’ in German, and where can I buy it in Munich? Thanks,Desperate in der Küche ********************** Dear Desperate, Contrary to what the name “Allspice” suggests, it is not a mixture of spices, but rather the dried berries from the Pimenta Dioica plant.Allspice is used primarily for cakes and other desserts…Read More
The other day as I was walking down Milchstrasse in Haidhausen, this window display caught my attention. A sign with disparate things I love juxtaposed: Washi tape and Wiesn. As I was starting at the sign, mesmerized and curious, a woman stepped out and handed my a post card. It turns out ‘Wiesn Madl’ in…Read More