Champagne and roses
Setting the mood
Enjoying the quiet of the morning
My favorite tables
Left of the entrance
Awaiting your company
In the afternoon
From early morning on
Coffee Melange galore
Here served at the outdoor tables
Cardinalschnitte with your Melange?
Morning papers anyone?
"... it must be said that the Viennese coffeehouse is a particular institution which is not comparable to any other in the world.
As a matter of fact, it is a democratic club to which admission costs the small price of a cup of coffee. Upon payment of this mite every guest can sit for hours on end, discuss, write, play cards, receive his mail, and, above all, can go through an unlimited number of newspapers and magazines."
Stefan ZWEIG, "The World of Yesterday"
"Because most of his literary work was written while he frequented various Viennese bars and coffeehouses,
Altenberg is sometimes referred to
as a cabaret or coffee house poet.
His favorite coffeehouse was the
to which he even had his mail delivered."
(Quoted from Wikipedia)
Handmade chocolate pralines
Nougat wrapped in Cafe' Central's red tin foil
From Cafe' Central's confectionary
**) For more information about Stefan Zweig's Viennese memoirs, click here, please.
More of Merisi's Cafe Central photos can be found here.
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