Thursday, 23 January 2014

A Viennese Dog's Life
Or: Joseph has a Bakery Pâtisserie Bistro

Linzer Tart
Almond pastry with extra-berry filling

Jam Session
Round midnight
dancing in the bread rows?

Fresh Marshmallows
Make me almost feel back home

Plum Crumble Tart
That's the way Merisi crumbles

A Viennese Aristocrat
Living a dog's life, in Vienna

Photographed 22 January 2014
Images and Text © by Merisi

Joseph Genuss - Bakery Pâtisserie Bistro
Artisan Bread, Pastries and creative regional cuisine
Great place for breakfast, lunch, and coffee break
Landstrasser Hauptstrasse 4
3rd District
A very short walk from
Wien Mitte train and U3 and U4 metro station

Joseph Genuss reminds me of Breadline D.C., in Washington D.C.,
on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, near the White House, founded by
the legendary Mark Fürstenberg who brought artisan bread
to D.C. in the late 90s.
The "bread lines" back then, at his first "Marvelous Market" bakery
on Wisconsin Avenue NW, were so long, and demand so big,
there were times when he had to limit purchases to two loaves per customer.
The Russian Pravda published a picture of people standing in line
at Mark's bakery, dutifully headlining it with "breadlines in America's capital" -
or so the story goes.

-> Joseph - Bakery Pâtisserie Bistro
-> Mark Fürstenberg's Breadline D.C.


  1. Oh, and he is wearing an elegant camel coat. I wouldn't be surprised if they served him coffee in a pretty cup ;-).

  2. Oh my word I'm positively salivating. What beautiful delights.

    Marshmallows make you think of home? Then if you don't mind my asking, where is home?

  3. I love Joseph's croissants and mohnstriezerl! It's cute that the dog has its own blanket.

  4. It's almost midnight and I am now craving those tarts.

  5. All of those dishes look very delectable and sophisticated. Nice images too!

    Mersad Donko Photography

  6. These look heavenly...better than Paris pastry!

  7. So tolle Fotos und ich hab jetzt so große Lust auf Kuchen ;)
    LG Mary

  8. Early AM here and those delightful pasteries make my mouth water. Nothing like that in my kitchen today. Love the dog with his own blanket and the story about DC.
    Do you remember 'Fuzzy Wuzzy wuz a bear
    Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair
    Etc. ?
    Maybe that's the fuzzy memory ? MB

    1. SCS,
      thank you, that's it! Fuzzy Wuzzy wuz a bear! ;-)

  9. I could be quite happy in a bakery like that!

    That dog looks like a magnificent fellow.

  10. A very happy dog!
    Vienna is bakery heaven!

  11. Cute dog!
    Fresh marshmallows! Yum!


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