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Picnic and pálinka - Pozsonyi Picnic starts soon

Source: press release | September 3, 2014
Picnic and pálinka - Pozsonyi Picnic starts soon
Traditionally organized in Pozsonyi Street, Pozsonyi Piknik is coming up on September 6, offering cult and gastro programs and an atmosphere of a bohemian picnic. Spiritus Primus is among the exhibitors.

I Like Budapest - Oscar Summer Party

BoB | August 29, 2014
I Like Budapest - Oscar Summer Party
I Like Budapest, the newest brand of Budapest Week Publishing, joined with Oscar’s Hair & Beauty Salon, l’Occhio di Stile and Ferrari to celebrate summer in the city.

23rd Wine Festival at the Buda castle

Source: press release | August 28, 2014
23rd Wine Festival at the Buda castle
Budapest's International Wine Festival is the highlight of the fall festival scene. To be organized on Sep 10-14 this year, it will offer an insight into the Italian wine regions, and promote healthy lifestyle.
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Serene prospects in Hungarian tourism

Source: press release | August 8, 2014
Serene prospects in Hungarian tourism
According to the Ministry of National Economy, tourism in Hungary has again increased in June by a spectacular 7.6 %, in which the vigorous expansion of foreign overnight accommodation played a large role.

Cooking with Bereznay at the METRO Gastro Academy

Júlia Horváth | August 1, 2014
Cooking with Bereznay at the METRO Gastro Academy
As of September, Metro’s Gastro Academy will offer unique gastro workshops to turn ordinary cooks into culinary artists. We have tried it, tested it and found it a great initiative, something worth to try!

What's your wish for the night?

BOB, Source: press release | June 16, 2014
What's your wish for the night?
More sleep would make everyone happier, I thought. Then, at Corinthia Hotel Budapest I met Dr. Guy Meadows, who opened my eyes, only to teach me how to close them again - this time, properly.

Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet in Budapest

Source: press release | June 11, 2014
Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet in Budapest
Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet is coming to Budapest to be staged at the Margaret Island Open-air Theatre on June 21. This will be a very unique presentation of the drama of delayed revenge, get your tickets fast!

Budapest Summer Festival

Source: press release | June 17, 2014
Budapest's annual open-air summer festival of opera, music and dance, staged at two open-air theatres, one on Margaret Island and one in Városmajor Park, kicked off with Ferenc Snétberger's concert.

Bocuse d'Or Europe 2014 and Hungary

Nagy Edina Eszter | May 19, 2014
Fantastic atmosphere, international supporters, contestants side-by-side, incredible precision, detailed attention, muscular effort and speed so as to qualify among the first 12 teams and all this in under 5h35 minutes!

Master Chef Wang and his empire

BOB | April 13, 2014
Master Chef Wang invites you to taste China! Visiting his prize-winning restaurant, ranked
among the 50 best eateries in Hungary, you may sample the traditional and truly authentic
Sichuan cuisine.

Szepsy, a rebel in Tokaj

Réka Alíz Francisck | April 9, 2014
Founding member of the Mád Circle, István Szepsy is often called Mr. Tokaj. His wines sell at Selfridges&Co and Heston Blumenthal's three Michelin-star restaurant, to mention the British market only.

Beer and massage for Wagyu cattle | April 1, 2014
One Welsh farmer is feeding his cows beer to help them relax, and he even throws in the occasional massage. Beer and massage for Powys farmer's rare Wagyu cattle. Indulgence at it's best.

The Story of the New York Palace and Anna Juhász

Annamária Riedl, TRANSLATION: Flóra Nagy | April 1, 2014
Anna Juhász, daughter of Ferenc Juhász, one of the greatest Hungarian poets of our time, has an unusual relationship with the New York Palace: she spent most of her childhood here, today she organizes the Artist Box.

And the Best of awards go to...

Source: MTI | March 28, 2014
This year the Best of Budapest & Hungary prize will be awarded in 58 categories by the professional jury to acknowledge the best of the domestic hospitality, hotel and further service industries.

Gastrofests differently

Francisck Réka Alíz | March 17, 2014
Let's take a look at international venues and see how far gastronomic adventurers would go to indulge their tastebuds. Following the list of bizarre restaurants, here’s the list of the most bizarre food fests.

3 Michelin stars for Budapest

BOB | March 17, 2014
Just recently, a third restaurant in Budapest won a Michelin star. Costes was the first in the city to receive such an accolade, and it has successfully retained its star once again, along with Onyx.

Rise to success: Vanda Szakács

Annamária Riedl, TRANSLATION: Flóra Nagy | March 11, 2014
Vanda Szakács moved to London without speaking a word of English. In Hungary she had attended a vocational secondary school for catering, and yet she had no idea what a Michelin star was. But she soon caught up.

Rise to success: Gergő Pernyez

Annamária Riedl, TRANSLATION: Flóra Nagy | March 4, 2014
Gergő Pernyez was a pizza delivery boy when he left Hungary to learn languages. He became a chef, and worked at some of the world’s best restaurants. Today he manages his own bistro in a small French town.

With Mozart for Better Wine

BJI - Source: | March 4, 2014
Music of Mozart, Haydn and Vivaldi sublimes the wines of Wiener musician, Markus Bachmann. The megaphones are built inside the barrels to make the wine taste even better.