• International Soups To Beat Winter Blues In Budapest

    International Soups To Beat Winter Blues In Budapest

    • 11 Jan 2018 1:42 AM

    When a Hungarian says ‘leves’ they generally have their mother’s unparalleled rich meat consommé for Sunday lunch in mind, which has no worldly substitute. This might have to do with the fact that, for a long time, Budapest restaurants did not carry a wide variety of soups. During the past few years, however, the Hungarian capital seems to have transcended the ‘goulash for tourists’ approach. Several places focusing on soup have opened, many of them featuring international, often Asian cuisine, both as fast, street and ‘slow’ food.

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  • Video: Mangalica Festival In Budapest, 9 - 11 February

    Video: Mangalica Festival In Budapest, 9 - 11 February

    • 5 Jan 2018 8:00 AM

    Entry is free, so if you fancy a taste of a pig that came close to extinction just a few decades ago, pop along to Szabadság Tér for a bite of magnificent mangalica meat - said to be tastier and healthier than regular pork. As you may know, this festival is named after a delicious furry pig that's indigenous to Hungary, this year the event is held again in downtown Budapest between 9 - 11 January.

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  • Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Pizzeria In Budapest's Gozsdu

    Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Pizzeria In Budapest's Gozsdu

    • 5 Jan 2018 8:00 AM

    British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver began his journey to international fame in 1999 when he debuted as “The Naked Chef” on BBC Television. The “Jamie’s Italian” restaurants were founded by the healthy-cooking advocate and his Italian mentor, chef Gennaro Contaldo, in Oxford, UK, in 2008, since when the chain has grown to more than 60 worldwide, including the one in Budapest’s Castle District that opened in May 2016.

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  • 'Doughnut Festival', Budapest, 9 - 11 February

    'Doughnut Festival', Budapest, 9 - 11 February

    • 3 Jan 2018 8:00 AM

    Around 80 different delicious doughnuts, from traditional to new-wave, will be served up to guests at this unique gastro fest. Street food and 'Carnival Dishes' will also feature at Budapest's 2nd Doughnut Festival. Hungarian wine, pálinka, beer, and cocktails will be available to wash down the tasty treats.

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  • Top 5 Veggie & Beef Burgers In Budapest

    Top 5 Veggie & Beef Burgers In Budapest

    • 22 Dec 2017 12:40 PM

    With exciting new eateries opening up just about every month, @expatsintheloop felt it was time to take a fresh tour of Budapest’s burger serving joints in search of the best tastes these days. With a focus on the capital’s yummiest creations, you’re sure to find something to take a satisfying bite out of in the following five fav's – vegans too. Along with sharing details about the juiciest patties in town, top tips are offered about which craft beers and wine work well to wash them down.

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