AS PUBLISHED BY ALLISON PATAKI IN THE HUFFINGTON POST:
We ordered a typically Austrian menu: soft pancakes, Tafelspitz (a hearty beef broth with carrots, onions, and copious slices of beef), roasted potatoes, cabbage, bone marrow (yes, I tried it!) and bread. To accompany our meal we ordered a bottle of Takler from one of Hungary’s most beloved wine regions. Our table was a riot of rich flavors, tantalizing aromas, and tasty bites.
I took a momentary (very momentary, I should probably say ‘fleeting’) pause to come up for air from this wonderful meal to ask them how they–as proud Hungarians–found the food in Vienna to compare to that of Budapest. Was it better for them in Vienna than it had been when they lived in New York? After all, here they were so much closer to home and just two hours from their native capital–did they love having access once more to Hungarian food? And how did this Austrian food compare to their beloved Hungarian cuisine?
They considered the question a moment before answering: “There’s really not much of a difference between the food in Budapest and the food here in Vienna. The only difference is that…CLICK HERE to Read The Full Article on THE HUFFINGTON POST
Dessert after a delicious dinner of Tafelspitz. We couldn’t pick one, so we ordered three. COPYRIGHT: Allison Pataki