The Royal Family Thurn und Taxis come from Regensburg Germany 
                                                         ALBERT THURN UND TAXIS 
Výsledek obrázku pro albert thurn und taxis and family at regensburg                                                                          
      MUST COME FOR THE 90 Anniversary of Rehorik Coffee RoastingsImage may contain: text
   "Alright ready? We start the party at the location of Am Brixener Hof 6 in Regensburg.  
We have a huge tent where we make party with Barista and Latte Art Workshops and Wine Tastes and Spirit Tastes and Cheese Tastes, too. The wine producers come to show off the wine the entire weekend in the white tents where people can mingle and eat as much as they want and to in addition they can hear the music. At 19.30pm we have dinner in the 190cafe where you have dinner and drinks and on to the private dance party inside the other rooms with the crazy DJ. The entire dinner and night is only 75.00 euros a person and if you only want the DJ and wine and little light food you can do the dancing wiht only 15.00 euros. Both nights we have the dinner and the DJs. We are here to party!" he says.                                        
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"The Rehorik Generations started in 1928 with my Great Grandfather who only roasted coffee in Karlsbad, Czech Republic which it is known as today. It was very famous in Karlsbad and the store lasted til 1945 when the war ended. The Russians came in and said to us, We are taking your store and all of the equipment, including the roaster. Either become a communist or leave today. Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, wedding We packed up and moved to Regensburg with only the clothes that we had. My grandfather traveled around europe playing in a band with a saxophone and made money to help my Great Grandfather who was starting up his new Roaster Coffee Store here and it opened in 1948 til today.  That is how they started out. My father is the one who really introduced wine and spirits to the name Rehorik since when he traveled with his music he discovered much. My father is the cheese guy," says Heiko laughing. "I know it sounds funny, yet that is his love. Image may contain: 2 people, people smiling, people sittingAnd me, I take after my Great Grandfather since I truly love the roaster process of the beans. I love the therapy, the smell of the beans, the sound and the entire process and it is me that travels around the world meeting with the coffee farmers." 
"O yes, my fellow at the Rehorik Store on 
Gesandtenstraße 16 is like family to me. He is the only one that works at that store," laughs Heiko, who after 4 generations is the one and only Rehorik that is still actively working. 
Rehoriks wines include over 400 varieties and you are invited to try each one everyday, of course in both stores, however, make sure to come to the 90 year anniversary on Friday the 7th and Saturday 8th, from 11:30am til 2:00am to hear live bands, jazz bands, a tent in the side parking lot with wines, cheeses, Rehorik spirits, and tons of food, and a "very wild and crazy DJ friend of mine that can go like 7 hours straight playing great songs. Last time I hired the DJ he played that long and at least 30 people danced the entire time in the middle of the wine store all night. It was funky and I named the Friday section of the 90th Anniversary Funky Friday for the DJ!" laughs Heiko. "I just got back from Prague today where I hired a drone and we video taped the entire area of the city of Karlsbad to show on the website to honor where the original Rehorik Heritage and Roasters started in the Czech Republic." he says. Ã„hnliches Foto
"Cafe 190 is my baby and I love the cool cafe, especially where the people come to see in the open glass the entire process of the very old and very old-fashioned coffee roasting. 
        I love to roast coffee and I know you will love to watch me roast coffee." says Heiko. Bildergebnis für rehorik regensburg wines and spirits
"Incidentally, roasting in the 190 ° is done in the old ball roaster from the 1920s, where you can look over our shoulders at our roasting masters while you eat brunch, taste a light breakfast and of course enjoy Rehoriks 90 year tradition of us as roasters of coffee!" 
              The Cobblestoned beauty of my favorite city around the world, 300AD Regensburg                                                   

                                                DEGGINGER, the Cultural Wahlenstrasse 17Bildergebnis für degginger regensburg

Werner is a young Regensburger, "I studied Architecture and I apply that here on a monthly basis." he says, when I interview him today at the Funky totally Promotive Cultural Interactive Center in Regensburg. "Another architect built the bar yet I change it every month. And here it is challenging since we always have something going on. For instance we have a night of dancing named Swinging Coffee with the Andi's Bluesorchester, and we have live music on stage, and we have the mayor talking about important issues, that the community can come and join in on, and we have poetry readings and book readings. We even have a house jazz band, and we had a dance for Human Rights." "Alright we have two workshop spaces, on is the Pop-up room where anybody can just pop-up and start brainstorming and being creative and the other is a more formal room that the city government takes appointments for. In the Pop-up Room whatever you create you can exhibit and sell, such as arts and crafts, bicycles, etc. Whatever you make. You can work with several different people from the city, or university or just yourself." says Werner. "And while you're working you can order the Rehorik Coffee and something to eat. It is great!"
The Creative Monday team seems to have been very busy on Sundays...they look like they stayed up all night being creative! Bildergebnis für degginger regensburg

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            "As you can see from the people coming into the door, the Dilly Dally Vintage Event today is very successful, and actually we are very energetic about the results since we have just opened at 3:00 pm and the place is jostling already!" says Tanya, who is absolutely stunningly beautiful in person yet says, "I am very unphotogenic!" as I try to take her picture! Kathryn says, "We're a little nervous with so many people, yet they come to buy. Regensburg is a wealthy city with the big corporations and when we have a event, they don't look!" she says laughing. I say that is a big plus, not a negative! 
"Sometimes the people in the Pop-up room hire artists or graphic artists for the day and they bring the graphic artists here to brainstorm. We hope when they work with each other that they make something with each other, but I guess sometimes it is not always the case! Maybe they go and make their own things!" jokes Werner
There is a GREAT SOCK STORE I LOVE FROM THE POP UP STORE LOCATED AT .                                                                          Gesandtenstraße 2, 93047 Regensburg is located at and had a huge vintage dilly dally event at the Degginger location is still happening til almost 22.00pm tonight if you want the best vintage around that is the coolest, you have to squeeze past a lot of people though, yet the music and the energy and the food is worth it...not to mention the vintage clothing! 
I personally love the children's programs that they promote. It is very important to introduce a child at the early age the art of play acting and of Image may contain: 5 people, people smiling, people standingprotecting the environment and of being a person of interest in the commumity. Through the artistic cultural programs that is easy to do when you introduce it at a early age. Here a Princess plays with a program named "kids musical colors" Looks like fun, right?! How interested personally is Werner in each of the programs? "I love music and the arts and I am learning how to cook, does that count?" he says. "And the fashion is of interest to me since in a couple of weeks I am going to Berlin to see the Fashion week on teh 17, 18, and the 19th. It is both for business and fashion and the fashion of business. Since that is a art we can try introducing that here too!" he says. Cool guy and cool place. Must come. Loved it. Image may contain: 3 people, beard and indoor
My city rep was gorgeous and young and very enthusiastic about the cultural program, "It is great that we see many local people coming in here to try and network and start businesses and the tourists wander in, too and try to help out with brainstorming sometimes. They're very smart and we learn from each other. Of course, the events everybody can come to and the students and tourists come everyday." 
"A big cultural item that we do is the Artist in Residence. We've had 5 artists from around the world, Israel, Russia, White Russia, Spain, Germany, and they are flown in to Regensburg,  housed with us one week, and free meals and they paint one wall in the Cultural Center of Degginger and One wall somewhere in the city. Once they do that they're allowed to hang the pictures the entire month in the Degginger and people can come and see the art and perhaps purchase it. It is a exciting and interactive project that we're most proud of. The artist here now is named MAX 13 from Russia." says Werner. Below Florian and the lovely lady is Uta(his mom) is difficult with names she has been at the Jazz Club, "20 years and 3," she gushes. She is adorable and as usual the most romantic hidden mysterious lovely dinner ever. 

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"The city is supposed to organize the music and art events and lectures, etc., yet I am usually the one who does it, and I am most excited that starting next month the Jazz festival starts, which I know that you love Jazz and you must come to it. The Grand Piano from Steinway from northern Germany is coming here for one year and that is my doing and I am having artists that play on it at least once every month!" says Werner happily. Cool.Image may contain: 9 people, people smiling, indoor
Dance, Theater, Grand Steinway Piano music, Musical events, Literary readings, Poets, Lectures, and meet the Vips can come here to show their multi-talented selves! 
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"We have artists that come from every  country in the world to the Degginger and they are allowed to exhibit and to participate in one month long projects to show their work here and around Regensburg." says Werner. Image may contain: one or more people, people on stage and indoor
"The POP-UP room is a space for brainstorming and actually starting a business. Some are successful such as the creative bike store and the just socks store, and some are on their way. It is important that each project has a start and chance here with us providing the space and audience as it is and they can continue with success in the outside world." 
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                                                                                       Hotel Luis 
Related image Comfy Funnky, Trendy, Hotel Luis and Eating Lounge...Call ahead for your next day breakfast and come eat in the newly revamped dining space. Read a novel, O what the heck write a novel and get to know your fellow neighbors and tourists that visit Regensburg.   Hotel Luis  At least that is my interpretation, however, once I talk to Leo he has a totally different idea of his hotel! "It is Vintage. I wanted to build a hotel that is a boutique vintage hotel and something totally special to Regensburg. Me and my partner, George, we went to the south of Germany and met Luis, which is the name of the hotel and he is the reason we named it that. Luis is a carpenter and he has about 5 to 6 warehouses that are full of old repaired wooden furniture. And it took us forever to walk through each warehouse and find the right items. We built the entire hotel around his furniture and that theme. He collects from Germany and Austria, Italy and Greece, Switzerland and France. Wherever he finds a real authentic piece of furniture and repairs it." says Leo   "The rooms we did floor by floor, the lst floor was ready in September, the next month the 2nd floor, til December we finally had the entire hotel finished. We're just getting ready with the bar in the two quiet months of Regensburg, which is January and February. It is the calm time. We only do breakfast in the mornings and the bar at night and the day. And of course students and tourists can come. It is open to the public. We would like to offer the hotel guests little tapas at night with drinks. Something to think about and we have events and live music planned a couple times a month. I am learning as we progress." he says.                 LANDSHUTERSTRASSE 24                             
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 The place used to be a real old and real traditional Bavarian Local Hangout with a Hotel/inn owned by a 3 Generation Family of Regensburg, now it is a new modern beautiful trendy place to come have a drink and chat with young intellectuals. It has a revamped vintage look to the  hotel that just opened in December and a totally cool drinking and eating lounge with heavy brocade curtains and sofas and cool wooden tables. The walls are to die for! and with the funky handwritten tales on the chalkboards you'll feel totally comfy. The team is young and enthusiastic about life and the place they work and will fill your hour with funny storiesCool place. Loved it   Want to hang around totally cool young intellecuals while you have a Bavaria beer or maybe have breakfast in the morning in a charming rustic Indoor Renoir Room? Call ahead and mosey down to Landshuterstraße 24 and for breakfast in the morning call the day before at
                                                                                           :  Call 0941 5674938 Related image
    Gotta Love it at the BurgerHeart we love that idea and love that smile and love that food! 
L'immagine può contenere: 3 persone, persone che sorridono, bevanda, testo e ciboThe very cool and swanky BurgerHeart in Regensburg has at least 3 cool people that love and take care of it.    "I have to say that 1 is my father!" says Daniel. "He took care of it when we opened and even painted the walls!" he says. "And Dominic is my brother. He is great. I am the 3rd!" he laughs. "And of course my team is very nice and super enthusiastic and friendly. When the owner asked me to come to Regensburg and open the BurgerHeart and be the director I hesitated a little. We went to Wurzburg, where the original Franchise is from and when I saw how cool the place is designed and tasted the food and met the Franchise owner I said, "alright yes." It is a gorgeous place and we have the coolest space since it used to be a bank and we even have that huge Big Vault. Come here I can show it to you." he says and we run to the vault. The Vault is a huge bank safe door complete with the 5 combination locks on it, although the locks have been covered and you can´t get locked in any longer. Very cool.     located at: Schwarze-Baren-Straße 10
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"Give me a burger or give me Lori´s cooking...okay we can take the friends to BurgerHeart..." Have you heard the one about the Cook...L'immagine può contenere: 1 persona, con sorriso, spazio al chiuso
"I am very happy that you came," says Domenic the first day that I happily walked in on June 24. "My brother is Daniel and he is the Director. I am the Jr. Director and can show you around and I can offer you a beer or a burger!" he says friendly and charming. Loved the team the first day, I say to Daniel! "Yes, they  are always very friendly. Just say yes to the drinks and food and they feel appreciated."
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"The people love it since it is only 7.90 euros per burger and of course the students love it and since my team is super friendly people feel very comfortable in here." says Daniel. L'immagine può contenere: bevanda e spazio al chiuso
And I of course remind him that the students love it since they can afford a lovely cocktail or beer, along with the burger! "Yes and one of the reasons that I said yes is that they have real cool lemonade!" Hmm, I say syly, I can finally drink the lemonade if my sister doesn´t know it! L'immagine può contenere: una o più persone, bevanda e pianta
Two little greyhounds walk with the owner and the team girl says, "Yes and we have bowls for the dogs.!"
"One of the things to do is eat the Canadian Fries," says Daniel. "I didn´t know that Canada had French Fries." I say. "Yes and actually I told my Canadian friends we had Canadian Fries and they said O My Gosh we are jumping on a plane right now and flying to BurgerHeart!" and he laughs. I ask, What exactly is Canadian Fries. "Alright here is one of my team members and he is from Mexico!" says Daniel and the fries are yummy with guacamole and bacon on these mixed in. Alright warning taken. The fries are very fattening! L'immagine può contenere: cibo
       Gaststatte Rohrl, Guiness Book of World Record´s OIdest Restaurant in the World is located 11 kilometers from Regensburg in a country village, owned 12 generations(if you count the little ones) of the same family named Rohrl, who added a addition of a Modern mixed with 14th century edition Hotel next door where the brewery used to be, run by the brother Andreas and wife Katerina.  Below is Karin and Muk and children. 
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      The restaurant is located in Eilsbrunn, which from Regensburg is a number 27 Bus, at the Train Station, 12 minute ride. Easy to do. (09404 / 21 12)
        Regensburger Str. 3, 93161 Sinzing
"People ask us why the food that we serve is traditional yet not of the 1600s recipes and I have a great reason why. A couple of years ago we all decided in Germany to test a white gloved librarian edition of the ancient cookings of the 16th century Wild Boar. Okay we thought, let's try it. We forgot that they had to use tons of vinegar and salt to preserve the meat back then. Which means that it is very sour with the vinegar since they used mega amounts of vinegar and salt. L'immagine può contenere: 2 persone, persone seduteYou squished up your nose when tasting it, trust me. Now we tweak it a little and it is much better, still traditional with my Great Grandparent's recipes, yet not 340 years old!" L'immagine può contenere: 4 persone, persone che sorridono, persone in piedi
"My hardworking team preferred the modern traditional recipes and while we do use the 125 year old ones, we always try to find new recipes to test." L'immagine può contenere: cibo
         "How does it feel to be famous with the number one restaurant in the World?," Muk answers me, "I guess when you are the 11th generation, you are sorta used to it; however, I need to learn how to advertise the restaurant better. After all there is only one of a kind in the entire world, not to mention a couple of years since we had a Motion Picture filmed here named Adele Spitzeder, a famous bank loan shark in the 17th Century and they filmed two weeks in the wedding room and outside. That is totally cool, too. And we have Television specials focused on the restaurant and I have my own cooking youtube videos, and of course the museum upstairs that the educational groups visit." he says. O and if we forget to mention that his hobby is "Being a DJ at the big clubs in Regensburg on the weekends and weddings!" L'immagine può contenere: persone sedute, tabella e spazio al chiuso
"The importance to me is the family and tradition and the fact that every item is homecooked and handmade. As you can see we spend hours just making the dumplings in the kitchen in the mornings for the big service starting at 5:00pm." says Muk. L'immagine può contenere: cibo
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    "We have 20 people who work the kitchen and beer garden at night, which holds 450 people sitting down, and on the weekends til the end of October, our rooms adjacent to the gardens is the 200 seat wedding room. That is in addition to the 3 rooms inside, tiny and original and full of dark wooden benches, that we serve food and beer to, too!" says Muk as he takes me on a 3 hour tour of the kitchens and museum and finally a kind offer to eat lunch of spicy tomato soup with his wife and himself at the dining table. 
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            At the Rohrl's second restaurant, THE DANCING BEAR, BRANDL BRAU, it is all about the food! 
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"The legend is that in the early 1500s, the circus came to town. The innkeeper of the restaurant, The Brandl Bear, had to protect his restaurant. The bear owner came and tried to steal the restaurant owner's money and had the bear with him. The bear reared up and attacked the bear owner and chased the robber away! The Innkeeper and owner of the Brandl Bear decided to chain the bear outside the restaurant to scare away robbers. I guess it worked and hence the name." says Muk. I ask if it is true and he gives a mischievious smile, "It is as the legend says it is." 
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The Brandl Brau, Dancing Bear is one of the 50 most beautiful taverns in Bavaria, with dark rustic heavy wooden furniture and German waitresses that are quick to bring food and drink to you, think the Viking tavern with better food! Wirtshaus Restaurant Brandl Braeu - Dampfnudel mit Vanilliesosse
       The Dancing Bear is one of my favorite traditional restaurants and at the very experienced and capable hands of the Rohrl family of 11 generations who own the oldest restaurant in the World in Eilsbrunn, it has flourished since changing ownerships in 2013. "We have a great legend and I guess true story of the bear, do you want to hear it?" asks Muk when I see him at the totally awesome festival on June 24, at the restaurant. Of course I do says me...
      Located at Ostengasse 16, RegensburgL'immagine può contenere: persone sedute, tabella e spazio al chiuso
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 The Brandl Brau happens to be opposite the street at Ostengasse 16 from the Birretta Cool Beer Bar at 13.   
                                                                    BIRETTA BEER BAR    
                                                                           OSTENGASSE 13     L'immagine può contenere: 4 persone, persone sedute, notte e spazio al chiuso                                 "The bar is inside a cave and the architect did a killer job!"              
The top of the bar is real bottles of beer with chips of liquid which looks like chipped glass, beautiful and crystal clear. 
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"The second beer is a Pale Ale Eden, and it happens to be my favorite beer at the moment." says Florian as we test taste the Pale Ale. After the sour Orange, which at first I couldn't drink and then became very addictive to, it seemed a little too sweet and tame. "Yes, the reason I love my job is that I am a brewer, myself, and I love to educate my guests on the research behind each beer. Each person has different tastes and one might love dark lagers and one loves weisse beer.    Yet each beer has great qualities, you just have to find the one that you love and loves you back!" As with Barbers, Priests and Bartenders, it always comes back to the psychology of beer!                                                            
"Yes, sometimes we have music and in the future some bar food, yet we are the king of the beer here. I gave you a sour orange one to try, and see if you like it." says Florian as he gives me a sour beer that is super strong and makes me smooch my lips in a kiss. It is different, I say. "Everybody has different tastes, and that is why I don't like being a beer sommelier. You have to do certain beers with certain food and I prefer to suggest and let people choose from their own taste buds." he says. L'immagine può contenere: una o più persone
             "-at the Birretta, it is about the Beer. We have 19 taps, one of which is a cider, and 18 great beers. We have about 100 beers available in bottle here at the beautifully designed beer bar and at the Beer CLub Birretta we have about 200 bottles of selections. In the near future, we want to combine the two and if we have a cool foreign micro beer in the Beer Club Store we can carry it here to." says Florian.    'immagine può contenere: 2 persone, persone che sorridono, persone sedute e spazio al chiuso
"When I design of course as a Master Goldsmith I would love to create the jewels and gems that I envision, yet the guest is always the one who tells me what to design. I sit with each guest and I make the jewelry based on what they ask for. Each one is ordered from a special person or family that has been coming here for many years. The Muhlbacher's have 4 generations of 111 years of workmanship. Each piece that I design, Mr. Muhlbacher takes great care in seeing. Risultati immagini per mulbacher jewelry regensburgWhen he loves the piece and sees that it represents the vision and image of what he wants his store to be, he puts it in the window. It is ultimately his store since he is the boss. I just create the pieces of jewelry for him."says Mr. Muhlbacher's Master Goldsmith who he graciously allowed me to interview.  I say that his designs, of which he allows me to see his huge book, are breathtakingly beautiful. And when he shows me two earings that he personally made, "I love the Asia stone. The Asian people etch designs in precious stones and we buy these stones and we make unique and special pieces from each one. I personally would use these Asian Stones." he says and I love the green upside down etched stones that he bought from India and made into a flurry array of diamonds and two green hearts. Lovely and exquisite. Immagine correlata
Wow the designs and the gems of lovely store in Regensburg are to die for literally. I window view everyday walking near the store. "I am busy doing designs basically all day. One piece can take me 6 hours to do depending on how complicated the design is and one can take me 3 weeks. It depends on the gem, on the guest, for instance if they keep coming back and ask to see the piece and want it a little altered, it depends on the depth of intricacy that is involved. The book that I show you is from 2015 to present and it shows the drawings of the jewels. If I show a piece to one guest and they ask how big is that diamond and I say it is 3 carats and they can alter the design or they can say, "I'll take it!"" says the Master Goldsmith at Muhlbacher's. 
 And if you ever wondered what a Master Goldsmith's desk is designed as here it is:)
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      "We make jewelry that people are able to have every year and we work with the world's leading fashion trends since some years we see that people are wanting to have a lot of colors and we must go around the world to find the best stones for the guests. People come here from around the world and they come straight here from knowing the Muhlbacher house of jewelry tradition many years. They know if they ask for a special gem that we can find it and present it to the guest." says the Master Goldsmith. 
       The lovely Mr. and Mrs. Muhlbacher at one of their favorite jewelry shows around the world...honestly with a wife as beautiful as Annette how in the world can you design anything except beautiful!                                                                                       Risultati immagini per mulbacher jewelry regensburg
Leerer Beutel Famous Restaurant, Jazz Club Regensburg, Independent Cinema, Art Museum, housed in Leerer Beutel. The inside of the restaurant is delicate and elegant amongst wooden beams and century old stone walls that are covered with the artists work.  They have such heavenly dishes as Farmduck, Pumpkin Soup, Salmon and veal, and Venison! It is a real fine dining experience with the coolest artisitic owners to indulge in conversation with. 
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Below is the 2nd most famous Christkindle Mercatos in Spital Beer Gardens Germany, the first is Thurn und Taxis lovely castle...when I ask her if it is crazy her first hosts of the Christkindle? "It is my 2nd and yes it is crazy and wild and  here and when it is sun outside they sit outside and drink beer along the river. They bundle up and they drink hot glub wine. We're used to the cold weather. And we love being outside." she says.
Yes, I am a Regensburger," says the adorable young wife,Cornelia Sperger, who owns SpitalGarten along with her husband Anton.,"When I am a young girl I came to eat at Spital and I never said to myself O I am going to be so rich as to buy such a famous place. One day I brought my husband here and he says, "I am going to buy it. I love it." And my eyes got real wide! I couldn't believe he is going to buy it!" she laughs, her eyes wide. I say that yes I am that way with the Virginia Pilot Newspaper's Military Newspapers that I worked in Virginia with. I say One day I am going to own the paper. And? O Alright I own Emmeanesbook. However, dreams do come true and here we sit talking about the HUGE SPITAL with 800 guests everyday in the summer! When I hear 800 guests I am overwhelmed! "O I am used to it as me and Anton owned the Beer Gardens in Thalmassing many years. Here the only item that I stressed at is the kitchen!" Cornelia says. "We must have a MUCH bigger kitchen. And we started renovations which in a couple of months is ready. We are redoing the Inn of 13 rooms too which is ready in one year. Now the traditional menu is small since we can not do deep frying and such until the new kitchen is finished in time for the huge people in the summer. Want to see the mess!" she jokes and leads to where people are remaking the kitchen! 
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"Yes I am Bavarian and they love the white sausages which of course we have, yet I personally don't like them. I am lucky to own SpitalGarten. It is famous in Regensburg and many people love the beer. I love my job and I love the people. And yes since you ask if I want I can come here at 3:00am and eat anything I want and drink a beer or a Radler and for the last 12 years owning a beer garden I have free food and beer!" she laughs hysterically. Related image
"And I guess if you drink too much and you have a Inn you can sleep in the Inn!" she says. The question I asked is if the coolest thing about owning a beer garden is if you can eat and drink as much beer free everyday that you want! "most people are nice okay sometimes they shout yet they're usually nice!" she laughs. Below is a Bavarian version of pizza, "It is think and tasty and it is named Spital-Flammkuchen. And yes all the Regensburgers know it." She says when I say yum that looks lovely."Yes the young people love it. And I love the young people." she says. And speaking of is the love story of Anton and Cornelia? "O my bestfriend and Anton's brother were in love and I always tagged along. One day to get rid of me his brother said let me present Anton to you on your birthday as a birthday present! And we fell in love and married and now here we are!
 She says. I guess she won. "And we love Americans and America and last year when you met us a couple of months later our daughter says, " I want to study highschool in America. Now she is in North Carolina with a host family and we skype everyday. She loves America!" Cool.  Can you tell the difference between the above picture in the summer and the Christmas Mercatos in the December days! Image result for spital brewery regensburg christmas markets

     Below:   GRAVENREUTHER Bavarian Restaurant

                                            at Hinter der Grieb 10, 094 15 5050  

You´ll love the young fresh style and attitude of the owners and team at the Gravenreuther...above pictured drinking a beer is Michael. "I want my team to have a good time and the guests, too. You should really decide what you want about the restaurant. Yet I don´t hire the traditional stocky stern German woman who comes to the table and when you ask for a little beer late at night they say...WAIT TIL YOU FINISH WHAT YOU HAVE!...You know. We have a young staff that only wears traditional dirndls on Sundays. They smile and laugh with the guests. We have something that is special to the Bavarian Restaurants in Regensburg...the food is of the highest quality and it is a little tiny bit more expensive than we have the famous Bavarian Tapas. I worked at one of the most famous Barcelona Restaurants 3 years...great fish etc. and of course the tapas. When I came back to Bavaria I really wanted to introduce Tapas my style...Bavarian Style...and I have. 8 different tapás from The torpedo prawns to the white fish that you are having now!" says Michael.  

"Yes that is a actual whole pig...the tourists love feeds about 20 people and we mostly serve it for groups. You know 5 people could have a difficult time eating this pig!" jokes the young fun owner of the Traditional Bavarian Restaurant with a twist on the famous Hinter der Grieb alley...named Gravenreuther..."For the famous family who owned the entire street in the 1800s. They had a castle and stores here and later they split the stores to famous restaurants such as ours." says Michael Schulz. (The alley has the famous Kasper5, Vitus which is now Amore Vino and Amici and my friends that own the South African Cape Grape wine store...right around the corner from the Orphee...) 

"We have a huge beer glass that holds 3 liters. Mostly stag parties or groups of girls will order that one...and it is relatively inexpensive. The one tradition with it is the table drinks one sip and the next person drinks one sip and the second to last person to finish it must pay for it...and of course some people drink or try to drink one liter of the 3 liters so that the person before them must pay...OOPS the problem is if the person doesn´t finish that one liter in one sip! Woops and the next person finishes it...Guess who pays! Some of the older traditional Bavarians and Germans come in and say we don´t want that tapa stuff...give us the white sausages etc and of course we have the high quality white sausages and Bavarian kitchen for these folks! And the beer garden...that is important too." He lets me try the white sausages tapas which by the way are only 2.70E each and it is a little meal...and yummy! I´ve had the soups a couple of em and the schnitzel here all very good...and his partner Rainer owns the dance club Zarap Zap Zap..."which is a late night dance pub and has Rock and Roll and people from 30 to people that love good music but not techno stuff...come try that too!" he says.  The store is Gorgeous store. Benedict Wunschel is the owner of the religious store and has owned it 2-1/2 years. He is funny. "Are priests always nice? Hmm...lets see. Yeees and hmm let´s say if I have robes or casels and the older priests only want the old traditional ones and they say o that one is too modern. They want the ones they want. You know." he says diplomatically.                 I think ya they´re human."The one to the right is from the 18th century. It is very old. The person who owned it came and asked if we could take care of it. If somebody wants to come in and buy it and everything in the store that is fine."

The store has the most beautiful items in it. The goblets are amazing and range from about 300E to 6,835E. Yes each. Cool "You know if you´re friend is a priest you can come in here and buy him a gift!" he says. Yet I think...hmm maybe that goblet I can by for me instead of a priest! Wine anyone?
"You know the Vatican and Catholic church has allocated more churches to less priests. It used to have 15 priests and 15 churches yet nowadays that is changed. We have less priests that come in here. Here is my favorite, " says Benedict. "It is a handmade one that we do upstairs in the sewinng room. We do our own embroidery there." When I ask the price and it is 4,500Euros. I start laughing. Okay I say that is why the Vatican can only afford one priest for 5 churches. He laughs, "Maybe. Seriously though most, to be honest , the priests purchase the 650E Casels. However sometimes for marrying and special occaisions they purchase these. The one I have is my favorite though."
Caroline comes from Austria, "From Salzburg actually, " she says in her wonderful voice, "most of the products come from Austria whether Innsbruck or northern Austria. The chocolates come from Tiroler."  I try the chocolates and they´re very good. Yum . "I started cooking here about 3 years now. Everyday it is a main dish and soup and everyday it´s different. I make all of my lunches homemade. And of course the apple strudel." 
Seriously is that a cool kitchen or what! 
Juniper is GIN answers Google to my question hmm who would of...?!

 +49 941 63 08 45 40

Obermünsterstraße 3  I love her little quaint cafe and her logo is cool too with all the colors! 

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It is as  American´s picture the country of Austria....(yes we´re that country of stereotypes) we imagine the funky chalet authentic kitchens of Austria to look like. It is all homey and woodsy and is that country feeling to it. I love the homemade packaged little pestos and the real kitchen to the left where you can see the owner, Caroline, cooking every lunch. "Yes it is almost a real Austrian kitchen. In Austria the kitchen would have more wood in it but here I must use it for praticality and it is a little more modern." When I excitedly ask if I can take a picture of the kitchen and if it is a real one?  Since I love Witches her store´s name  translates to Witchcraft! "We have oils and wines and even soaps...milk soaps from upper austria.And yes that is GIN! What is that little berry that it is made from?" She asks ME! Do I look like I drink Gin? As a matter of fact...yes I do and hmm the berry? I need to Google it.      
  Here is the owners of the cool bookstore. Meet Ulrich Dombrowsky who along with his wife Daniela own Dombrowsky´s Bookstore Regensburg. The store won the award for the Best Book Store in Germany in 2014...Wow seriously that is incredible."Yes it is the award for an overall bookstore. For Everything. The atmosphere, the book readings, the children´s sections and my new idea the we say "Teenys" section." he says as he shows me the Blues Brothers posters on the wall and a little room just for the teeanagers. "They don´t want to be children and they don´t want to read adult books. They want their own section." Mr. Dombrowsky says. It is funny the little section where the teenys can sit and chat and talk about books that they love! The first of its kind "And we have about 25 to 31 guest authors every year that come and talk about their books. I choose the authors based on what I love to read. We work every year along with 8 bookstores in Germany and Austria and Switzerland to publish our own book named plus 5 which includes the best books of the year and why we included these books." He says. That is pretty cool is the website to see...

 "The bookstore is my love and my how do U say? My passion. I love books." he says. When I ask if he writes books himself he emphatically says, "ME? Write books!? Ah NO! I only sell books and I read books.The specialty of his store is children and adult fiction. And in addition to the books and the readings they have concerts and discussions here every year. It is a funny funky bookstore that has that cozy feeling to it. Hope you love it and the best is the online store if you´re out of town-buy these books! 

Above the "teenys section"where Mr. Dombrowsky says "you have to know, you have to know teenys." And I guess he means that teenagers are teenagers and they want their own life... Below the children´s section of which all the little children everytime that I´ve been in the store run and grab books from! It is funny. 
Below is one of the coffee roasters and to the right is the little tiny countries where they come the middle is my favorite Ethiopia and it is the best coffee anywhere it almost tastes the way brewed tea tastes. is a family business.The son Heiko says, "I love to visit the tiny plantations that grow coffee...they have a richness of life which is in nature. Their plantations are sometimes in dangerous countries such as Honduras where it is unsafe to travel after 6pm. The guide told me if I wanted to come with him that is fine but after 6pm I am on my own since it is dangerous. We had a police escort behind us. The beans are the best but it is dangerous. And when I find the little plantations in say Ecuador or in Panama I try to stay with the families. They´re very nice and they drive me everywhere. They say o I want to come to university at Germany and I say o I want to come to live in Panama. I guess everybody wants something that is different than they have. Where they live it isn´t the the richness such as mansions yet it is a richness of life." Wow As you can see from the picture of a little daughter of a plantation owner pictured here with Heiko! "She is a daughter of a tiny plantation owner and the tree is a tiny tree!" 


Above a fellow American from San Francisco, "Yes I love Regensburg and I am learning a lot a way it is a small city and everyday it is getting smaller!"He says when I ask if he feels at home here or misses America..."I miss my family and that is about it!" I think of the song at Walt Disney World..."It´s a small world after all!" I guess when you live in a city everybody knows everybody. "I was a barrister in San Francisco and when I came here I met Heiko and he invited me to join him. " he says. 

 Am Brixener Hof 6    Tel +49 0941 51727

The smoothest coffee I ever tasted is here and it is given to me as a tea set almost. It is fltered at the table and it has a tea taste to it. Unique to Rehorik along with the 190° coffee that is made in the ancient coffee roaster that heats to 190°...unique to the world.
Heiko says, "I travel everywhere to find the small plantation owners. The year of 2015 I would love to see Peru. And later Bolivia but now only Peru.It is far to travel and I have so much to do here in the store. But that is what I most enjoy. To visit the people and to know the people. I hope when my guests come here that they experience that international flavor of the plantation owners." And I see that they do. That is life and it´s all about learning cultures (and beans!) around the world...

 0 941 584 33 016    Brandl Bräu - Ostengasse 16 - 93047 Regensburg    Geöffnet: täglich 17-24 Uhr - Sa, So & Feiertage 11-14 Uhr


Abschied nach 20 Drehtagen: v.r. Andrea Oster und Götz Lück, dahinter das Kamera-Team sowie Yusuf & Rabia vorne mit den Kindern Elanur, Leyla und Mohamed rechts in der Schaukel               Mohamed
At the Apricoto farm in Turkey, here is Gotz Luck with his team, yet I can give you a treat if you want to meet the real seasoned person face to face at   Glockengasse 4 93047 Regensburg                                  Tel.: 0941-560 169, . I ask Gotz if he ever is surprised by people and the artisans that he meets, if he ever learns something from them or if he knows everything already? "When you work 40 years and you see somebody that long and you grew up with teaching that is a man and that is a woman, you learn to tell the differences between a Iran rug and a Afghanistan rug and a Turkish rug. You were trained and I believe that if you are 40 years in that business you should know. For instance the 3 rugs that I have hanging on the wall, the red one is from Iran and the other two from Turkey. They each are food rugs, which means that these rugs are used for special occaisions for food and they place the rug on the tables and they eat with special guests, the other days they use clothes for the tables. The ones here are at least 70 years old and they have been used only for special occaisions. They have been taken care of. Yet they are 70 years old. That is important and as I said I have seen a 3,000 year old rug only in a museum."        The lovely Orientales of Regensburg where you can literally hear tales of the middle east and the traditions of the meanings of the woven rugs of Turkey, Afghanistan, Iran, , India Marokko and the hidden treasures of these countries. 
                               Here is a elegant knowing man who has traveled the world the last 40 years! dealing with the finest artisans of oriental carpets from the Middle East. He is such a sweet person yet a very serious person who cares about the Middle East and the Customs, the traditions and the tribes. "Yes, the tribal customs are rituals and have been around for 50,000 years, for 100,000 years...imagine that the tribes made such carpets that the museums they have carpets from 3,000 years. I have seen, yet never touched since they are in museums. I believe that these beautifully perfectly handwoven rugs have been around for the last 20,000 years of tradition. They are made the way today as at that original day. Meticulously and with reason. The Green color for these devote people is the color of the Prophet. The people of Turkey use bright colors of green and red and yellow. The people of Afghanistan prefer the very dark colors." he says as he leads me fondly and with reverence around his showroom. I am honored.  Götz Lück 
Götz Lück pflanzte 1993 die ersten Bäume im Euphrattal
                             Glockengasse 4 93047 Regensburg                                  Tel.: 0941-560 169, Fax.: 565 940 
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Every year the last 5 years I have come  into the showroom to chat. He has invited me to the summer in Turkey every year to ask if I would love to pick Apricots on his Turkish farm during the summer. I and for the people that know me know that I would jump at that chance. Yes of course I want to spend my summer picking apricots on a farm in Turkey. "The men sleep on the roofs of the buildings and the women sleep in the huts." he says. Um. I still want to go to the apricot farm and pick apricots yet I am vetoed. Such is the life of the coolest people. I mean, seriously, how many of you can say that you picked real apricots an entire summer learning the culture of the Turkish people? Now that is cool.  Now as I walk into the showroom he is joined by his "granddaughter Emilia" he corrects me as I ask if she is his daughter. A kind shy helper who loved to sell the apricots (that I could of picked) to a lady who comes in all smiles and selects a couple delicacies. "I do have many fruits and nuts that I sell everyday and these come from the middle east. Try the chocolate covered apricots." he says and I think, again, o the people that know me know I could sit on the elegant humble silk cushions drinking the middle eastern tea and eat every chocolate covered apricot in the showroom. Instead I delicately nibble one to pretend that I am a lady reared in a aristocracy household and wish he looked the other way so I could eat a couple more...
"My pieces are old pieces and antiques. They are cared for with rituals through the ages of tribes that date back to 50,000 to 100,000 years old. I value the old pieces that have a story and history to each one. It is a technique that I love. Yes I do love the job I have. I love meeting the new people and my old friends and the cultures which are very different around the world. It is with awe that I have been in the business 40 years. I repair these carpets with love and understanding of the artisan that originally sat down for years to make each one. I love to think of myself as a person that fixes the broken pieces of each ritualistic rug." he speaks with eloquence and reverence and respect. 
     I love his showroom and have literally spent hours in it sitting on the cushions and chatting the last 5 years. I had the immense honor of having tea with a sheikh in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates where I had the best mint tea in my life, laughed a lot, tried on a light blue belly dancing outfit with gold coins that I looked absolutely stunning in and almost bought with literally zero place to wear it, and wore a abaya at his insistence and looked horrid! The Emirate women in their abayas look gorgeous! I looked fat and plain. I prefered the belly dancing outfit! His showroom reminds me of the tea experience. Loved it. When I ask Götz Lück if the tourists come in shyly and peer in the windows that show the gorgeous array of rugs and jewelry he laughs, "they all come in, they run in and they laugh and ask o can we try that, and they eat the chocolates and they buy many treats." he says. 
"Pazyryk from the Malti Mountains if perhaps the most known revered artisan that perfectly woved his craft and the traditions continue from him. Each country and culture is different and they love and embrace their carpet making differently. Sometimes they are very happy to see me and sometimes they are not happy to see me" he says. 
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"That one is just for show, the real one where I entertain guests is behind the wall and yes we do enjoy tea with each other. You are right it is about traditon." he says when I say that even having high tea in London at the Ritz where we wore white gloves didn't feel the same experience as the tea in the Emirates. At the honored ostello in Sharjah the Sheikh, Ruler of Sharjah, HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed had breakfast with us every morning. I was so scared that I would do something wrong that we all waited til he had his breakfast before we ate. It was the COOLEST EXPERIENCE EVER.! 
    And for the lovely people who love to risk a donut cake...TASTY DONUTS in REGENSBURG has one! Image result for tasty donuts regensburg
That is a real cake of donuts that TASTY DONUTS REGENSBURG made. Yum. We have a saying in America...while walking on the beach of Myrtle Beach of which Donald Trump is famous for golfing at, you will see Police SUVs parked 1/2 in the surf and 1/2 out. One day I asked a lifeguard "what are the police doing sitting 1/2 in and 1/2 out of  the surf?" and the lifeguard said, "probably waiting for the donuts!"
The American police are notorious for eating donuts, especially the New York city ones and I don't know why. "The newest thing I added to the menu is again something that the Regensburg people have to learn about. They are similar to the Starbucks Frappucinos yet since Regensburg doesn't have Starbucks, we need to educate the people on these. Mine are named Tastyccinos and they are either strawberry or stracciatellas, which you had, or caramel, etc and basically iced coffe with whipcream on top." I tell him that all my cousins go to work and stop at the Starbucks and drink the frappuccinos and that the CIA has a Starbucks in its cafeteria and they name people on the side of the drinks the shirts that they wear so that other people in the cafeteria don't know who each other is. "Yes I heard that, " he says. I tell him that he would be named, the Red shirt guy, and that they would yell "Frappuccino for the Red Shirt guy" when his order is ready! He laughs and asks me to make sure to tell the people that he has 32 donuts everyday and special ones on holidays! 

"You know Germans have to really get to know you to try something new, " says Tomas who  is from Regensburg of course, yet lived the last 20 years around the world. "I spent one year in Canada actually, and 2 years in America, mostly Dallas. People say that they can hear my southern American accent." he laughs and I say that yes he sounds like a Dallas guy! And why donuts? "I liked them in America and ate one everyday. When I came back to Germany I thought the Germans would really love to try the donuts. Eventually after two years now, I learned that sometimes one of the people in the couple loves the donuts and one wants a more healthy snack and now I have the smoothies which I have 100% natural fruit blenders for the healthy people." he says and asks if I could please take a picture of the smoothie list! I tell him that California would eat him up! 
 I take a picture of the Regensburg train that takes the tourists around the city and looks like a toy choo-choo. "The people of Regensburg don't really like this train." he says. And I say that I love that train. "Yes the tourists love it and since it comes driving right in front of the store I receive many of the tourists who see the store and say O a donut store and they jump off and buy donuts." he says. I start giggling and can't stop. It is just so funny to see a donut store in Germany. Call 01573 1138234   Watmarkt 7 (Zugang via Goliathstraße) 
They love donuts even though they have a image of being super super pretentious they are anything but that and they love the fruit blenders. "Yes many of my friends say to go to Los Angelos and I am thinking about it. You know at the 3 years now it is important to me that finally the people start to love me. The Germans coming in every day is special to me. The tourists know donuts and they come in and buy these, yet I want to introduce that culture of a donut to the Germans and it takes about 3 years to do that!" he says smiling (which he smiles all the time.)
                     Orphee Hotel and Restaurant
                          Untere Bachgasse 8
                           0049 941 5 960 20
  The Orphee Restaurant and Hotel in Regensburg Germany is French, lovely and the team great. I stayed at the Orphee about 5 nights my very first visit to Regensburg and loved Annette, my host, and her boss is Micheal. They have gorgeous rooms, one of which is my Jr. Suite with about 6 different sitting rooms, old wooden floors, dining tables in the middle piled with books and fruit bowls and daily bottles of free house wine!
     The Jerusalem room is saved for a lovely old ballerina that used to come here in the 1950s. You can reserve it complete with a open wooden floor and claw bathtub, if you are not shy, in the middle of a huge room. However, if the little ballerina comes back, it is her room! orphee_restaurant_09

  from the orphee.... Restaurant Orphée is considered to be the most authentic French Bistro east of the river Rhine.
Since 1896 the interior of the restaurant with its vintage wainscotting and wood partitions has been preserved virtually untouched. Red plush settees and marble tables await you in the front bistro area of the restaurant, wainscotting and formally laid-out tables with Thonet chairs in the rear restaurant area. The Orphée is a timeless „classic“, open every day for eighteen hours, serving many a function: breakfast in all sorts of variations, daily a modest yet exquisite menu for the noontime visitors, in the afternoons a relaxed Viennese-type coffeehouse, in the evenings plenty of buzz and bustle, after 10 p.m. the bar takes over. The cuisine of the Restaurant Orphée is Mediterranean yet without frills. 
     The bars of Regensburg, Germany, of which they rank 2 in the world for most bars per person, and although that could seem impressive the coolest thing about the bars of the Historical Heritage Site City is that each one is either in a brick stable, or dungeon! or old Palace...they are each individual and each one more beautiful than the next. It is quite amazing to see even the Irish Pub of Regensburg in a 1300 year old cellar! ha.                 The famous Irish Bar Murphys Law.  
With Irish Music lessons weekly and Pub Quiz in German and English great fun! 
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Must come for game night where they do questions and trivial pursuit and you have each table be a team. Every week they have games to involve the locals and the tourists, and the University that came a couple of years now to the ancient city has brought 25,000 students each year to mingle with the locals!                               Spielgelgasse 6 Regensburg Germany
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                     And I especially love the Kasper Bar one and two, although honestly with 150 specialty bars hidden and tucked down cobblestoned alleys, some with live music every night, you are sure to find a favorite!                             Výsledek obrázku pro kaspar bar regensburg                                                                                                                
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 With young bartenders, cool music and great cocktails, Kasper has been a favorite of the youth of Germany in Regensburg many years. Hope you love it.!
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               For the 30 plus ages always has great rock music on Fridays at Jalepenos! 
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        My good friend, Daniel, owns Jalepenos Bar and restaurant located at Schottenstrasse 4, and Buddys Gourmet Burgers. 
and the Buddys Burgers are Great! 

         Buddys Burgers St. Petersweg 15.

              Výsledek obrázku pro tarantinos regensburgBest Pizza in Regensburg is hands down Tarantinos with a local Naples Italy Pizza Man, owner of the famous Black Banana in the city Thomas at the helm, and crazy bartenders that play Pink Panther cartoon movies night and day on the big screen, it is total fun with Tarantino memorabilia everywhere! 
First person on the website was Thomas and Black Banana, which is a cult music club that everybody around the world, and especially Germany came in groves to. You would usually see Gothic style dressing at the all nighter club and I met some pretty cool people here. They had to move locations and now it is hidden down a dark alley in the city of Regensburg, yet the popular Tarantinos is right near the bridge. 
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                                                and the Gothic classic, The Black Banana                                                                          Image result for Banane-Wir sind rockbar!                                                                                     Image result for Banane-Wir sind rockbar regensburg germany                                                                                                                         
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  Dudes is one of my favorite bars ever, low-key, the friendliest honest and kind owner ever, and great music. When I first walked in I thought it a Country Western Bar, which I love, yet he said that it is Red Neck Night and that is the music they play that night! I picked a special day to visit I guess.
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While I am waiting to interview the owner to see how his season is, please visit the cool and funky bar at Unter den Schwibbogen 21.

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Wirtshaus Impressionen
                          Historische Wurstkuche Andreas Meier e.K. Thurndorferstrasse 3 
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When you talk to Andreas, it is all about the history, tradition, and the sausages! I am invited to make sauerkraut! and to squish it like wine with wearing boots for hours in the winter's love to EAT  Sauerkraut. 
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