The most famous Viennese beef dish is without a doubt a “Tafelspitz”, said to be a favorite of the long reigning Emperor Franz Joseph. And everyone knows that the best place to enjoy a Tafelspitz in Vienna is the restaurant Plachutta, located in the posh districts of Hietzing, Nussdorf and the Vienna City Center.
Spend a pleasant evening under the chestnut trees of Plachutta’s outdoor terrace and enjoy juicy slices of prime boiled beef. At Plachutta you can choose between 10 variations of Tafelspitz, each from a different the cut of meat. The beef is served in a clear beef broth and comes with an array of condiments: hash browns, chive sauce, and a mixture of horseradish and chopped apples. Plachutta is so committed to serving you only the best quality, they know each farm they get their meat from.
After a delightful meal, take home your experience with Ewald Plachutta’s recipe collection: “Best of Viennese Cuisine” is one of Austria’s bestselling cook books.
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