The Beer Houses (Breweries) – A Real Piece of Düsseldorf

The beer houses and their „alt“ beer are a real Düsseldorf specialty and represent the cosiness of the Rhineland. What is special about this is: They brew their own beer (the top-fermented, brown „Alt“ beer). They serve typical, hearty, traditional food (e.g. knuckle, Halve Hahn (rye roll with cheese) & Flöns (black pudding)). The waiters are called „Köbes” and are known for their quick wit (some also say: „rough charm “). There is no other place in Düsseldorf where inhabitants and guests from...[more]

Düsseldorf (Platt) Dialect Made Easy

You speak German, but sometimes you still do not understand a single word in Düsseldorf? That is because of the Düsseldorf dialect. Here is a small language course for you: Jo: Yes Nä: No Dank üch: Thank you Jode Morje: Good morning Dach: Hello N’owend: Good evening Wie es et?: How are things? Jot, ech kann nit klare: Fine, thanks Tschö: Cheers/Goodbye Bes späder: See you later Bes morje: See you tomorrow Wie jet et Üch/Dech?: How are you? [more]

„Düsseldorf – the city, where the lion (Löwe) puts in his two cents (Senf – mustard)”

…..this is what the Düsseldorf cabaret artist, Manes Meckenstock, once said. And this is very true. Besides „Alt“beer and Flöns (black pudding), Löwensenf (mustard) is a unique trademark of Düsseldorf. Around 90 years ago, when Mr. and Mrs. Frenzel moved to Düsseldorf with their very special recipe, they probably could not have imagined in their wildest dreams that their mustard would one day be a real brand product and an export hit. All the better that the entire world of mustard can be...[more]

O'Reilly's: Irish Pub & Restaurant

O’Reilly’s ist Irish Pub & Restaurant in der Düsseldorfer Altstadt – bekannt für seine irische Küche mit dem stadtbekannten Fish & Chips in einem Kilkenny Bierteig, dem herzhaften O’Reilly’s Full Irish Breakfast und den meisterhaften „Chuck Eye Roll“-Steaks. Natürlich gibt es auch irisches Bier, das besonders zu Livemusik bei Karaoke-Abenden und spannenden Live-Sportübertragungen bestens schmeckt.¶(Fotocredit: O'Reilly's)[more]