A complete portfolio/archive of work by journalist, copywriter, editor and translator Oliver Koehler. Site features contributions from 1994 until today - in English and German on culture to business to politics to society, to where the various categories meet each other.
Food & Drink
Feast your eyes

Feast your eyes

What would cavemen think of how food is packaged and sold today? Would they even consider today’s cuisine edible? Food certainly has come a long way since Cro-Magnon man had to pounce on animals to fill their bellies. …

Cat in a grey concrete house

Cat in a grey concrete house

The thing about Berlin and its bars is that after the fall of the wall there was almost too much free space to choose from. Berliners have been spoiled with bars in some of the most outlandish period venues. …

Restaurant Crush: Chipps

In the heart of Mitte, surrounded by neo-modern townhouses and the foreign office, Chipps has earned a reputation as a prime breakfast joint. With Berlin’s culinary nighthawks in mind, the restaurant has now also revamped its evening menu concept. Could there be a restaurant crush coming on?…

Moët & Chandon UK announce Pret A Diner

We’re delighted our friends from Pret A Diner are back in London town with “Italians Do It Better”.
Moët & Chandon is proud to be sponsoring their latest trip to the capital. …

The Italian dream

Second birthdays are the first kids delight in. They’ve reached the phase where they think for themselves and are ready to run. …

Drayton Bar

There’s something clandestine about the entrance to Berlin’s newest, suavest, swankiest drinking den, Drayton Bar. Not just because it’s tucked behind the Westin Grand hotel in a back alley otherwise reserved for the hotel’s rubbish and supply trucks; …

Cordial cool

In our last issue Sebastian Frank (Horváth Restaurant) had good things to say about his neighbour Matthias Gleiß and his cuisine at Volt. Berlin&I decided to pay Gleiß a visit in his restaurant in Kreuzberg and asked him which recommendations he would serve up.…