Hometown Debrief: Cee Cee in Berlin
by Team Fathom
Fashion editor Nina Trippel and graphic designer Sven Hausherr are the creative forces behind cee cee, a Berlin-based email newsletter that celebrates all the awesome happenings in Germany's capital city. The plugged-in duo get their kicks discovering and uncovering, so we asked them to share some of their personal favorites with us.
Where you go when you need inspiration: Flughafen Tempelhof (a former airport that's been turned into a giant park).
Best spot for people-watching: The Barn coffee shop.
Your favorite spot for workday lunch: Bixels for baked potatoes.
The route for your favorite city joy ride/stroll/drive: Karl-Marx-Allee between Alexander Platz and Strausberger Platz; Paul-Linke-Ufer in Kreuzberg.
Where do you go when you want to be in the middle of it all? The corner of Münzstrasse and Alte Schönhauser Strasse in Mitte; Kotti (Kottbusser Tor) in Kreuzberg.
Most underrated thing in your city: Classic sightseeing spots such as the Lustgarten.
Most overrated thing in your city: Currywurst.
Favorite local shops? Soto boutique.
You dream about your meal at Tim Raue's restaurant.
Favorite local icon/monument/institution in Berlin? The Berlin Wall and Hamburger Bahnhof museum.
The best thing about your neighborhood: Mitte feels like living in a village. Every week in Neukölln, there's a new bar, café, or shop popping up.
These days in Berlin, everybody's talking about cee cee.
Best book or movie based in your fair city? We don't know, but the best song is Marlene Dietrich's "Das ist Berlin."
Best way to pass an evening: Hopping from opening to opening on Torstrasse and hanging out with friends at Nathanja & Heinrich.
Describe your company in one sentence: The Berlin Newsletter — we'll cee cee you.
What are you looking forward to during fall? Eating hot chestnuts at the farmers market.
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