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Hungarian food is some of the world’s finest. Find the best places to dine in Hungary, for the budget-conscious and for those who like to splurge.

Best Italian Restaurants in Budapest

Buon Appetito! – A Guide to the Best Italian Restaurants in Budapest

Over the years the quality of Italian food in the city, very good to begin with, has climbed to even higher standards. Now you can find, along with mainstream restaurants, even more select establishments...
Café Delion Bistro Budapest

Café Delion Bistro – Pre-War Milieu in the Heart of Budapest

As you step into the bistro located in a building dating back to the times of the Pest-Buda fairs in the elegant city centre part of Ráday utca, you feel like an invited guest. When...
Budapest aerial view, sunset

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 3.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite summer cocktail and take careful note of the following list...
Budapest First Time Visitors Guide Part 2

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 2.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite summer cocktail and take careful note of the following list...
Expat Press Hungary magazine

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest

When my slave-driving editors at Expat Press ’suggested’ I do a piece on Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest, I could have given them a good old American hug. My daughter and her...
Expat Press Guide - Mexican Food Budapest

A Spicy Guide to the Best Mexican Restaurants in Budapest

In recent years Budapest’s population of ethnic restaurants has exploded throughout the city. One of the most popular foreign culinary choices in town has always been Mexican food, heavy on the tacos, burritos, tamales,...
Budapest breakfast and brunch places

The Ten Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Budapest

A traditional Hungarian breakfast was always a roll and a jolt of coffee/caffeine. But with the influx of more and more tourists and expats into Budapest, local restaurateurs began to realize there was something...
Special-food-ingredients-Budapest

Foodies Take Note:  Where to find special ingredients in Budapest

In the not-too-distant past, specialty food items were extremely difficult, if not impossible, to find in Budapest. But as the city has grown in sophistication and more and more ethnic restaurants have sprung up,...
Expat Press Balaton guide 2018

Visiting the Balaton – Where to Go and What to Do

They call it the Hungarian sea, and we can guarantee that even though it's not actually a sea, spending time by the Balaton will be an experience of a lifetime. It would be extremely...
Expat Press Hungary Magazine-Budapest’s Really Hidden Gems!

Budapest’s Really Hidden Gems!

After you’ve seen all the big sights, like St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Chain Bridge and Heroes Square, you’ll be amazed at how many wonderful little hidden gems are scattered around Budapest, known mostly to...

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