Wiesn 2013

We arrived back in Munich after a five week visit to California the night before the last Wiesn Tag. My husband scored a couple of tables in the Armbrustschützenzelt (which, in all honesty, I found to be kind of a ghetto tent, but hey who am I to complain?) so we mosied on over. My…

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Ethnic Dirndls

It’s that time of year again! Well, almost. The 2011 Oktoberfest kicks off on Saturday and I’ve been noticing storefront windows all over town full of Dirndls. Over the last few years I’ve noticed some new trends, notably Ethnic Dirndls made out of Saris. I A newsletter email landed in my inbox yesterday highlighting a…

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Wiesn Madl

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…

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