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Although not famed for its home-grown cuisine, there's some excellent dining to be had in Berlin. Alongside the more traditional French restaurants, such as the superb Margaux (Unter den Linden 78), there is also a huge variety of quality ethnic food, including Turkish, Ethiopian and Moroccan eateries.

For German cuisine with a nouvelle twist try Schneeweiss (Simplonstrasse 16). Its modern and refreshingly light dishes attract a youthful and discerning crowd.

To combine wonderful food with outstanding wine, look no further than First Floor, Hotel Palace (Budapester Strasse 45), where Gunnar Tietz is an award-winning sommelier. Read full article »