Food & Drink

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.

'Töltött Hold' Gastro Weekend in Budapest

‘Töltött Hold’ Gastro Weekend in Budapest

Between 5 and 7 February a three-day long winter gastro party is to take place at the Hold Street Downtown Market in Budapest, in the hope it will become a traditional event. Acclaimed and...
’New Wave Cake Tour’ in Budapest

The Sweet Side of Budapest: ’New Wave Cake Tour’

Six distinctly modern cake shops in Budapest have come up with a very tasty cooperation called the Budapest Cake Tour. The essence of this great idea is to send the customers of all six...
Hungarian Wines on Three, 3 Michelin Star Restaurant Menus | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 4

Hungarian Wines on Three, 3 Michelin Star Restaurant Menus

Exclusivity, outstanding cuisine, exceptional flavours and magical food are the essentials of Michelin star restaurants. The menus are as well composed as a Mozart symphony with wines that are perfectly matched to the cuisine....
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...
Hungarian Festive Foods for the Sweet-Toothed

3 Hungarian Festive Foods for the Sweet-Toothed

A traditional Hungarian festive season simply couldn’t take place without three tasty treats. The holy trinity of Kürtőskalács (Chimney cake), Bejgli (rolled yeast dough filled traditionally with walnut or poppy seeds) and Szaloncukor (fondant,...
21st Century Challenges in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 1

Hungarian qualifier for Bocuse d’Or

The 11 chefs selected by the jury in August based on their submissions demonstrated their skills at the Metro GastroAcademy from 11am on 13 December. The result is as follows: Ádám  Pohner   (Olimpia Restaurant, Budapest) László...
5 Magical Budapest Christmas Markets | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

5 Magical Budapest Christmas Markets

Have you just moved to Budapest? Or have you fallen into the usual trap of being in a rush at the year-end and don’t know  what to get for your loved ones? We have...
The Night of Street Food in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 3

The Night of Street Food in Budapest

Budapest’s winter street food event takes place today from 18:00. Street food trucks, burger bars and the ever popular School Bus (transformed from a real U.S. school bus into a gourmet burger truck) are...
A top Budapest butcher opens a stylish steakhouse | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

A top Budapest butcher opens a stylish steakhouse

Budapest's contemporary gastro scene is full of enterprises that are all about “reinterpreting” old classics or finding “unique” ways to set themselves apart from the competition, and while these words are as important as...
Lebanese flavours in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 3

Lebanese flavours in Budapest

Baalbek, Hungary’s first authentic Lebanese restaurant recently opened  at the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace This new hip place for oriental cuisine lovers, which got its name from a Lebanese city situated on a hilltop...

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