Sonntag, 22. Februar 2009

It's dinner time!

The 22th of February is always a special day in my life. 29 years ago my parents tied the knot in Berlin-Neukölln, the same day Mrs. Sabine D. gave birth to her first son, who is now and forever the man in my life (and I DON'T believe in destiny).

Since the man wasn't interested in celebrating his day in any way, I had no bad conscience to spent some time wth my parents and my brother. We decided to have dinner at La Mano Verde, Berlin's first 100% vegan restaurant. Three month ago I applied for a job there, but decided not to take the job due to the bad working atmosphere, so I wasn't really neutral...

After a bad start with the waitress (you should never argue with a customer!), my parents started the menue with a tomatoe-coconut soup, my brother choosed the Avocado Gazpacho and I had some sushi.

Everything tasted really good and made us feel for more.
The main course was amazing to all of us. My gyros plate surprised me, since I didn't expect anything interesting by ordering typical snack stall food. The other orders were two filled flaky pastries, a mushroom risotto and astonishing exquisite mushroom ravioli.

After two hours of eating, talking and laughing my dad and I ended our gluttony by having Mousse au chocolat and a coconut cream. The cream was simply perfect, it was not too sweet, had a full but not too pushy coco taste and was topped-off with a fresh mango sauce. I can't wait to eat this in summer again.

I don't remember the last time I had such a nice evening with so much good food. The La Mano Verde exceeded all my expectaions, it is a restaurant I can really recommend to every one who wants eat in an exalted setting with interesting and remarkable vegan dishes, herivore or not!

La Mano Verde
Wiesbadener Straße 79
12161 Berlin

Mittwoch, 18. Februar 2009

It's puppy time

Since I and many of my friends are vegans (or at least vegetarians), it's no wonder we love animals. If you live with a cute cat or dog, even carnivores can go crazy about your hairy friend and so do we too!

My friend Melisser happens to be the mom of one of the most amazing and adorable pups in the whole wide world. Not only that Strummer is a raving beauty and herbivore but she is also well-behaved and smells like caramel (no joke!). And because of all these fabulous characteristics, it's no wonder people want to hear about Strummer over and over again. To supply this want, Melisser decided to create a new blog, so everybody can have as much Strummer as often as they want. What a wonderful and generous idea. So, if you now feel like wanting some cuteness overdose: (visiting on your own risk!)

Donnerstag, 12. Februar 2009

It's a vegan!

Righty righty right!

It's a little newborn vegan blog. Me, the proud mother, wants to tell everybody who is interested in about being a vegan in Berlin, or rather about me and my life.

At the moment, I live in Potsdam but I was born and raised in Berlin. A city which alienated me for about ten years, but is now going to be conquered.

Last year I spend two amazing month in San Francisco, where I met wonderful people, such as Melisser, Ryan, Laura, Meave, Kristen, Jordan and so many more (please don't be offended by not being named here!). Not only, that they made this trip to a life-time experience, they also showed me the world of vegan blogging and are my little baby's godmothers and godfathers.

And with this hommage to my friends who I had to leave in California, I will end my first blog entry. I hope you'll enjoy my fluffy blog and please feel free to let me know, if one of my sentences does not make any sense at all!