Category Archive: Munich

Oktoberfest Chickens looking good

Oktoberfest Chickens looking good

According to Wikipedia, there were 521,872 chickens grilled this way (the traditional way) in 2007.  These are a few from this year. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest

 

Yes, that is an Ox on a Spit

Yes, that is an Ox on a Spit

In 2007 the Spatenbräu Ochsenbraterei (Ox Roasters) grilled or roasted 104 ox at the Octoberfest!  Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest This was on the spit a few days ago… …

 

Oktoberfest 2010 gets off to a Sunny Start

Oktoberfest 2010 gets off to a Sunny Start

We went to the Oktoberfest on Sunday with the kids and some friends – the weather was great.  Although it was supposedly a record setting …

 

Steckerlfish (or Bavarian for Fish on a Stick)

Steckerlfish (or Bavarian for Fish on a Stick)

We went to the Hirschgarten on of the largest biergartens in Bavaria which seats over 8000 people.  They had the traditional Mackerel grilled “Steckerlfish” ready to eat.  If …

 

Oktoberfest starts next weekend

Oktoberfest starts next weekend

The Oktoberfest – or “Wiesn” as it is affectionately known by here in Munich – is almost ready to go. Now is the last chance …