How would you describe Nuremberg in three words?
Magical, delicious, lively
In your opinion, which culinary specialties does Nuremberg have that you can't fin in other cities of its type?
Absolutely fresh lettuce, vegetables and asparagus from the farmers of the "Knoblauchsland". "Elisenlebkuchen" gingerbread and special types of gingerbread with unique spice combinations, fresh baked for Christmas. Farmer's bread in over-sized loaves with a crispy crust. Cherries and plums from Franconian Switzerland" made into cakes, strudel or schnapps. Red beer from small breweries. "Schäufele" pork shoulder with a crispy crust.
What personal dining tip would you give a tourist who is coming to Nuremberg? Is there something a visitor must try?
Braised ox cheek (Essigbrätlein), wild game at Rottner, Schäufele at Höllerzeder in the Albrecht-Dürer-Stube. In the summer "Kirschenmännle" bread pudding with vanilla sauce at neef, during Advent, gingerbread strudel.