“Fabulous Budapest” by Kinga Tittel

The city you thought you knew

Here at The Budapest Times, whenever out and about in the big city lately, we find ourselves looking down (at manhole covers, stumbling stones, and “K stones”), looking up (at bullet holes, Zsolnay…

10 April 2018 - 09:04 AM

Created for an emperor, Imperial Torte is now enjoyed by all

Quite a cake

Legend has it that a young apprentice cook named Xaver Loibner created the recipe of the Imperial Torte cake. It was the year of the opening of the Hotel Imperial on the Ringstrasse boulevard in…

17 April 2018 - 09:04 AM

The Three-day Budapest Celebration for the Wine Profession and Wine Lovers Has Finished

During the three days of VinCE Budapest Wine Show 2018 visitors could not only get to know firsthand the wines of the most outstanding Hungarian wineries, but they could also immerse into the hottest…

17 April 2018 - 10:04 AM

The wine that was selected to be the best in the world is coming to Budapest

The best red wine in the world from Tuscany can be tasted by fifty Hungarian wine lovers this April in the Castle Garden. In the seated, exclusive master course one of the most successful winemakers…

14 March 2018 - 09:03 AM

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