Discover Germany, Issue 82, January 2020

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Duck liver, suckling pig, barberry and ginger.

‘Good taste is anything but boring’ An evening in the gourmet restaurant EssZimmer by Käfer, in Munich’s BMW Welt, promises to be a special experience that combines indulgence, modern architecture and great well-being. After all, guests not only find excellent culinary creations here, but also enter one of the world’s most architecturally modern restaurants. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF  I  PHOTOS: THORSTEN JOCHIM

High up in a modern glass dome in the BMW Welt, the restaurant EssZimmer by Käfer impresses with its very own feel-good atmosphere which combines elegant luxury and cosiness through well thought-out design, warm colours, high-quality interior design details and numerous personal memorabilia. “This location is incomparable,” smiles Bobby Bräuer, top chef and chef de cuisine in restaurant EssZimmer, which has been awarded two Michelin stars and 18 Gault Millau points. Against standstill, for creativity Besides its special ambiance, the EssZimmer impresses guests with the cu76  |  Issue 82  |  January 2020

linary delights of Bobby Bräuer’s kitchen, as well as the team’s great service. Bräuer explains: “Our service team constantly seeks to advise our guests in a competent, but never old-fashioned, stiff manner, so that they can hopefully feel entirely comfortable. After all, that’s what matters; I never ask my guests whether the food was tasty, but rather whether they had a nice evening.” In a culinary sense, guests can look forward to surprising combinations with Bobby Bräuer’s special signature, and European dishes that are interpreted in a modern fashion. How about duck liver with suckling pig, barberry and ginger, for

example? Bobby Bräuer loves to use new flavours, to play with new flavour combinations and to emphasise the main product in constantly new ways. “In the end, however, the taste and not the experiment is the most important factor. The latest trend is insignificant if the dish provokes more than it tastes. And good taste is anything but boring,” explains Bräuer, and adds: “My young team and I aim towards constant progress, while always staying true to ‘Bobby Bräuer’. And if you now find yourself asking ‘What exactly is Bobby Bräuer?’ then I can only answer: you can’t put that into words – you have to taste it.” That leaves you with only one thing to do – pay a visit to restaurant EssZimmer and find out how Bobby Bräuer’s creations taste for yourself!