Last weekend, PC and I took advantage of a wedding gift from very awesome friends: massages at the Hotel Adlon Spa. The Hotel Adlon has seen the likes of Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin and Michael Jackson dangling Blanket out a window…so, quite the history. It’s located right next to Brandenburger Tor, and it’s still a favorite for A-list types, so we knew we were in for a pretty swanky experience.
It was my first massage ever!
It was glorious. Plus, we got to hang out in their sauna facilities afterward where we nabbed a couple of armfuls of free Evian. Classy. We left feeling super refreshed, relaxed, and amazed by the world of wealthy people.
I’m sooooo glad we had the incredible posh experience…especially after seeing the ads for this massage and spa experience elsewhere in the city.
I really believe some sort of hit occurred in the night when all the bears came to life toy story style.
Now for some food stuff…
It’s our new favorite bread in Berlin! woot? Incidentally, it is not a German style bread, but a french sourdough. I hate to say it, but I’m simply not the biggest fan of German bread. It took us a few years, but we finally found this baby at a nearby bakery. Not to continue bashing on German food but my eyes alighted on this creation the other day at our supermarket, and had to share. First off, the name is not off to a great start. SauerFleisch. It proudly states that it’s meat from a pig’s head in jelly. yikes.
Who in God’s name is re-using that as a dessert dish???
Moving on to actual delicious food.
We found some truly delicious bagels.
Fine Bagels hangs out inside English bookstore Shakespeare & Sons. A Jewish American Ex-pat, fed up with the terrible bagels in Berlin, began making her own. She serves them complete with delicious schmear.
Unfortunately, you have to travel to Friedrichshain to get these tasty things. But finally we made it. Thank goodness. They were the first great bagels I’ve had in a very very long time.
In other news, playoffs are kicking off here for the BRVolleys. So, let’s go you recyclers!