Articles in: Wine & Cuisine

Hungarians are passionate about their food and wine and Hungary is a great place to experience both. Browse our articles about traditional Hungarian recipes, cooking, wineries, wine regions, restaurants, eating out and more.


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Best New Local Eateries in Budapest

Best New Local Eateries in Budapest
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/16/2012

Retro atmosphere, locally sourced ingredients and reasonable prices define a new wave of hip restaurants and cafés in Budapest operated by creative young owners. The past year and a half has seen...

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Live from the 2012 Budai Gourmet Festival

Live from the 2012 Budai Gourmet Festival
Posted by: Zizi06/09/2012

Are you a foodie? Here is a chance to taste the finest of Hungarian gastronomy. The annual Budai Gourmet Festival brings together the best wine makers, pálinka distillers, gourmet shops,...

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Budapest’s Best Patios for Open-air Eating and Drinking

Budapest’s Best Patios for Open-air Eating and Drinking
Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/31/2012

When the weather is nice there's nothing better than being outside in Budapest. Add some food and drinks, 25 degrees and your sweetie (and/or a few friends) and you are all set. I love outdoor...

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Budapest’s Best Wine Bars

Budapest’s Best Wine Bars
Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/16/2012

No question about it, Budapest's wine-bar-scene is thriving with new wine bars opening faster than Starbucks, at least for now, offering wine by the glass, appetizing bites and plenty of...

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Tepertős Pogácsa - Hungarian Biscuits with Cracklings

Tepertős Pogácsa - Hungarian Biscuits with Cracklings
Posted by: Roberta Gyori03/03/2012

Pogácsa is one of my favorite Hungarian snacks. It's a type of biscuit made from yeast-based dough that has many variations. Potato (krumplis pogácsa), cheese (sajtos pogácsa), cottage cheese...

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Budapest Markets

Budapest Markets
Posted by: Zizi02/11/2012

Budapest is proud of its markets and a market visit should be on everyone's to-do list, even if you don't plan to buy anything. The first on the list should undoubtedly be the Great Market Hall,...

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Romantic Restaurants in Budapest

Romantic Restaurants in Budapest
Posted by: Roberta Gyori01/31/2012

Planning a trip to Budapest with someone special? When it comes to a romantic dinner, great food just isn't enough to set the mood. The restaurants in this selection all have that certain...

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Kürtőskalács, a Sweet, Spiral-shaped Hungarian Pastry

Kürtőskalács, a Sweet, Spiral-shaped Hungarian Pastry
Posted by: Zizi10/26/2011

Kürtőskalács is a sweet, spiral-shaped pastry that originated in Transylvania. It’s also known as ‘chimney cake’, because of its unique shape. Making kürtőskalács requires some dedicated tools,...

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Hungarian Wine - Quality Rediscovered

Hungarian Wine - Quality Rediscovered
Posted by: Roberta Gyori10/15/2011

Good wine needs no label.?
This proverb is probably as old as wine making itself. If wine gets better with age, then Hungary's lengthy wine history alone is evidence of the country's quality...

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Chestnut Purée (Gesztenyepüré)

Chestnut Purée (Gesztenyepüré)
Posted by: Roberta Gyori10/05/2011

Did you know that it's chestnut harvest season? Hungary has plenty of sweet chestnuts and they are a popular and versatile ingredient of Hungarian cuisine. Chestnut harvest starts late September...

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10 Hungarian Foodie Adventures

10 Hungarian Foodie Adventures
Posted by: Roberta Gyori09/22/2011

Hungary is famous for its cuisine rich in flavors as a result of centuries of spicing, baking and cooking. Here is a collection of some must-try Hungarian delicacies, desserts and dishes, in no...

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Live from the 2011 Budapest International Wine Festival

Live from the 2011 Budapest International Wine Festival
Posted by: Márk Mervai09/09/2011

Celebrating 20 years of great vintages in Budapest You can sample some of Hungary's best vintages and learn more about Hungarian wine at the 20th Budapest International Wine Festival, on now until...

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