Munich: tasty healthy, not necessarily german?
I will be travelling to Munich for business and will be there for at least a week, maybe more. I'm afraid that if I spend the week eating local specialties, my jeans won't fit by the weekend. Do you have recommendations for tasty and healthy food? also some ethnic cuisine... I'll take a brat and a beer the first night, but then I need some options. Thank you!
a specialty food store with a delicatessan is
Dienerstr. 14-15 near the marienplatz
a fun place to go is the Viktualienmarkt at
Frauenstr. 16- this is the old farmers market near the old city center- there are places to eat there in addition to the vendor stalls
for game and venison try Halali at Schoenfeldstrasse 22
for italian try Via Veneto at Maximilianstrasse 40
for traditional bavarian try zum franziskaner at residenzstrasse 9 near the marienplatz
i have also heard about a restaurant called Schuhbecks at Platzl 6-8 near the Hofbrauhaus. gourmet cuisine with a german accent. I have not eaten there.
i love bodega dali - nice tapas and wine - tengstrasse 6 in schwabing - around the corner from the josephplatz ubahn station.
also like kalypso at agnesstrasse 8 - in same neighborhood as above. greek, pretty healthy fish and so on.
also in that neighborhood, healthy and good is cafe ignaz at georgenstrasse 67. right down the block from there is a nice lebanese place called cedar lounge at isabellastrasse. 13. which, when i moved from there a year or so ago was still in business, hopefully still is.
one of my all time faves in munich is prinz myshkin -fabulously good vegetarian in a beuatiful setting - smack dab in the city center at hackenstrasse 2
a good resource for restaurants in munich is http://www.toytowngermany.com/munich/...
you have got to eat some real bavarian though - rib sticking, fattening, and delicious! and drink some augustiner beer - i could cry thinking of how good it is!
We fell in love with the Victuelenmarket There is a Soup place Called zuppkitchen (or so there that serves diferant types of delicious soups and stews Stew with a piece of crusty Bread and a glass of wine. You eat at picnic type tables. We were in Europe two weeks . ate everywhere, had cappuccinos and pastries tried all sorts of stuff. When we got back we had lost ten pounds
Suppenkueche -- There is also one close to the Frauenkirche, is it on Albertgasse? Very good, and the bread they use is great too. Anyway, speaking of Viktualienmarkt, I love the Turkish imbiss right across from the Witte fish store. Their doener are not the usual greasy things, and they bake their own bread.
Excellent Vietnamese at:
CyClo Restaurant Bar
80333 München Telefon: (089) 28808390
Good, "upscale fast food" style Thai at http://www.yum-thai.de/
Also at the Schrannenhalle http://www.schrannenhalle.de/ there are loads of food stalls and you can just browse & choose. The seafood place is good but avoid the pasta if you're trying to mind your gut. Also in the Shrannenhalle there's a salad place that looks good. There's even a wine bar if your beer belly is busting... There's free entertainment too but get there before 10p.
Oh, if you want good seafood, try Seven Fish on Gärtnerplatz. If the weather is nice, you can sit outside & watch the world go by...
Has anyone been to the little place Indochine on Giselastr. off of Leopoldstr.? I think the guy (German) travelled extensively through Vietnam/Thailand at some point, it is basically this tiny little place with an open kitchen and he just cooks stuff for you. Very quirky, good food. Dinner once added up was a bit pricey but he also has dim-sum and soups for lunch.
As far as Thai, I have not yet found a place I love, but the asian market on Hohenzollern square is fantastic if you like to cook. They have a big cold room in the back where you can get all the different basils, greens, aromatics etc. They seem to really pay attention to quality.