US Consul General in Munich & Art Adviser:
WIRTSHAUS IM GRÜN TAL
Our local beer garden in Bogenhausen-Herzogpark is a quiet and authentic Bavarian restaurant with “dangerously” delicious Kaiserschmarrn on the menu.
Grüntal 15, Phone: (089) 998 41 10, www.kuffler-gastronomie.de/de/muenchen/gruental/
Aristocratic and comfortable charm, a top wine cellar and fine dining in a historic restaurant in the heart of Munich. Pfisterstr. 9, Altstadt, Phone: (089) 22 12 10
THE TERRACE BAR AT THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL
Drinks on the terrace are a wonderful way to turn a business meeting into a fun evening. Neuturmstr. 1, Phone: (089) 29 09 80, www.mandarinoriental.com
Try tasting every pasta dish on the menu–it’s a challenge, but each dish is more delicious than the previous one. A great wine selection and top service... Best followed by a long walk! Oberföhringer Str. 44, Phone: (089) 98 53 53
SEVEN FISH WINE & FISHBAR
Sit at the bar and watch the chef prepare the best tuna carpaccio or octopus salad in town. Gärtnerplatz 6, Phone: (089) 23 00 02 19, www.sevenfish.de
BLUE SPA AT THE BAYERISCHER HOF
Enjoy the best view of Munich in your bathrobe! In winter, the open-air “ice bar” on the roof terrace provides a great atmosphere.
Promenadeplatz 2–6, Phone: (089) 21 20 992, www.bayerischerhof.de
Many of our favorite spots are located outside Munich. When we visit Garmisch-Patenkirchen, for example, we stop by the Almhütte for lunch, dessert or a Glühwein while enjoying a spectacular view of Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze. You can work off the delicious Windbeutel (cream puffs) on nearby trails. It’s located on the southern edge of town, about a 20 minute walk from the US military base, or a 5-minute car trip. Maximilianshöhe 15, Phone: (08821) 714 17, www.berggasthof-almhuette.de
HUGO BOSS OUTLET IN METZINGEN
Hugo Boss is our new top choice for great menswear. It’s worth a trip to the outlet in Metzingen, Baden-Württemberg, where you’ll find some good bargains. Kanalstr. 6–8, Metzingen, Tel. (07123) 94 25 16, www.hugoboss.com
TO KEEP FITTING INTO THAT HUGO BOSS SUIT: BIKRAM YOGA
The hottest yoga in town! Exercising at 38ºC is quite exceptional, especially on a rainy Munich day. Don’t worry if you don’t speak German. They will tell you how to stretch in English.
Leonrodstr. 6 RG, Phone: (089) 13 01 12 18, www.bikram-muenchen.de/6.html
Discover fantastic contemporary-design objects and textiles from Africa, all produced with respect for the local resources.
Residenzstr. 13 (in the Eilles Passage), Phone: (089) 23 23 78 90