Tastes of Berlin for The Food Keeper

Concept and creation of The Food Keeper’s ‘Guides’ series, in which creative minds are asked to share recommendations for places within an area of their expertise.


Liv Fleischhacker’s Guide to Natural Wine in Berlin

“You might have seen Liv at one of Berlin’s increasingly regular natural wine events – if not tasting, then pouring. The native Berliner keeps a busy schedule. A food and drinks writer by profession with a cookbook under her belt, Liv also runs Natty, a roaming pop-up “natural sips and bites,” with two friends. An acquaintance who worked at Viniculture first got her into natural wine back in 2016, when it was still a rarity on the shelves of Berlin’s bottle shops and bars. “It was so nutty and floral and incredible, but at the same time I thought – how is this wine?” she recalls contemplating, and so began her autodidactic journey into its nuances, built up through a library of references though tasting and diligently taking notes or exchanging thoughts with her company.”

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Photos by Fanette Guilloud of ocré studio

Mary Scherpe’s Guide to Kreuzberg, Berlin

“As the tastemaker behind the popular lifestyle blog Stil in Berlin, Mary Scherpe is a stalwart of Berlin’s burgeoning food scene – and as such, a natural first protagonist for our ‘Guides’ series. Since we profiled her in 2017, Mary has gone from strength to strength running the Feminist Food Club, organizing her annual ‘Warm Up’ winter clothing donation drives for refugees, and of course, sharing her take on the latest openings around town…”

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Photos by Fanette Guilloud of ocré studio

Anna Dorothea Ker