Ka De We - the food hall

When I was apartment searching in Berlin in March and it was snowing every day (for almost 3 weeks); I would go to the food hall at Ka De We (I am referring to the penultimate floor here) and I would instantly feel better.  I think Holly expresses it best in Breakfast at Tiffany’s when she says

“Listen…you know those days when you get the mean reds?”
Fred (Paul) ”The mean reds? You mean like the blues?”
Holly ”No… the blues are because you’re getting fat or because it’s been raining too long. You’re just sad, that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?”
Fred (Paul) ”Sure.”
Holly ”When I get it the only thing that does any good is to jump into a cab and go to Tiffany’s. Calms me down right away.” Read more of this post

To Market - Wittenbergplatz Market

I have been looking for a market for a month now. I am becoming familiar with the many fruit and vegetable stands on the outside of Turkish supermarkets but I wanted German products, preferably grown close to Berlin. You know the spiel, seasonal, local - all those virtuous words. It’s August, so now is the time to buy seasonal. I found a great website called Hungry in Berlin, that sadly seems defunct since their last post was in December 2009, that makes reference to this market. Read more of this post


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