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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.

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Bocuse d’Or Fan Zone at the Belvárosi Piac

10-11 May sees the European final of one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions, the Bocuse d’Or. Hungarian and international gourmets as well as professionals are looking forward to the event, and it’s...
35 Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

35 Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Budapest

Healthy dining has become extremely popular in recent years and, as a result, Vegan and Vegan-friendly restaurants have been popping up all over the city. There are way too many to list here, probably...
Expat Press presents Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink: Fröccs

Fröccs: Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink – if you can pronounce it!

This may be the favorite time of year for Budapest residents: a warm spring. Time to watch the Danube boats glide by as you sip Hungary’s wonderful contribution to the summer-drink list: the ubiquitous...
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...
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Macaron Day 2018 in Budapest – an avant-garde and flavoursome event

Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 from 3pm-8pm for the 7th annual Macaron Day Hungary The annual Macaron Day in Budapest is inspired by the Jour du Macaron held on the same day in...
Hungarian Drink Specialties for Year-end Toasts

Hungarian Drink Specialties for Year-end Toasts

We recently wrote about the many ways we can spend a fun New Year's Eve in Budapest but what are the best drinks for a toast in order to bid farewell to the old...
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Szarvasi Coffee Makers and the Coffee Culture in Hungary in the Kádár Era

We have had one with a porcelain top for almost 20 years, it works, and brews coffee with an aroma like no other. Its scent is one of happiness, it brings back the laid-back...
The Best Winter 'Sparties' in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

The 5 Yummiest Hungarian Foods for the Christmas Season

For those in the know, Hungary has some of the best, tastiest foods in the world, especially those prepared for the Christmas season. Hungarians love to eat, and never more so than at Christmas time....
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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,...
Hungarian Wines Continue Their Winning Ways in Düsseldorf and Paris | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Hungarian Wines Continue Their Winning Ways in Düsseldorf and Paris

Hungarian wines continue to be entered in international competitions and continue to achieve better and higher results each and every year. During the most recent world competitions, furmint, szamorodni and aszú were the most...

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