Tag Archives: Budapest sights

A Budapest Secret Revealed

And the answer is… my new cover photo is from the synagogue on Rumbach Sebestyén utca in Budapest’s District VII. It’s in ruins. There’s a man in a small booth selling tickets to visitors, but those are few and far … Continue reading

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Top Weird Hungarian Foods to Try (or Not): Part I

Whenever you visit or live in a foreign country, you come across some weird things that the locals like to eat. Hungarians have a great culinary tradition, but they do come up with some strange things. Don’t worry, my purpose … Continue reading

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Top 10 Non-Hungarian Restaurants in Budapest, Part IV

I have to say, I could be running out of national cuisines that I’ve tried in Budapest, so feel free to let me know what you recommend. Have you been to the Uzbek or Himalayan restaurants here? I haven’t yet, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Non-Hungarian Restaurants in Budapest, Part III

Moving right along on our culinary trail through Budapest with my picks of the local Turkish and Korean culinary scene… 7. Szeráj – An obvious choice. The best Turkish in Budapest. Who cares if it’s cafeteria-style? Open almost all night long (’til … Continue reading

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Top 10 Non-Hungarian Restaurants in Budapest, Part II

Back to food and more food… today you get double since I went off topic yesterday. So here are four of my favorites. 3. Arriba Taqueria – Prepared to order, before your very eyes, with real pico de gallo (that’s … Continue reading

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Top 10 Non-Hungarian Restaurants in Budapest, Part I

There were a lot of requests for best restaurants, period. That sets the bar pretty high, and would require me to visit lots and lots of places I haven’t been yet, including Nobu, Costes and others (if you’re interested in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books to Read About Hungary, Part V

Two real-life stories to finish out my list (which could go into the hundreds but I will restrain myself). First, believe the unbelievable in the true story of NPR and ABC correspondent Kati Marton’s family, oppression by the Nazis and … Continue reading

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