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Pan Fried Bread Dumplings with Green Salad – Geröstete Knödel mit grünem Salat

Restaurant Silberberg. A-6130 Schwaz · Alte Landstraße 1

Knödel dumplings are an essential part of Central European cuisine. Primarily prepared using bread but sometimes made of potatoes, these large, round boiled balls are commonly served as side items for meat dishes such as Schweinebraten roasted pork or stews – dishes accompanied by a thick and heavy sauce. But Knödel can also be the main star of a dish, as done here. In the Geröstete Knödel dish, Knödel bread dumplings are sliced and pan-fried and served with scrambled eggs. Continue reading

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Tyrolean Speck with Pickled Vegetables, Horseradish and White Bread – Tiroler Speck mit Essig-Gemüse, Kren und Weißbrot

Restaurant Silberberg. A-6130 Schwaz · Alte Landstraße 1

Tyrol is not only famous for its scenic mountains, tranquil lakes and lavish valleys, but also for a particularly unique type of ham called speck. This lightly smoked, cured ham is a prized treasure in these parts of the Alps – its distinct flavor and irresistibly light smoky taste is unparalleled to any other cold-cut in the world. Continue reading

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Pork Ribs with Cabbage Salad and Garlic Bread – Frische Ripperl mit Krautsalat und Knoblauchbrot

Restaurant Silberberg. A-6130 Schwaz · Alte Landstraße 1

Germans and Austrians are known for their relatively high consumption of pork. Whether it’s pork sausages, pork roast, bacon or schnitzels, people living in these German-speaking regions love their pig meat. With all of this affection for pork products, it is a wonder why pork ribs aren’t typically featured on restaurant menus. After all, gnawing down on spare ribs is not only a fun and active way of eating but ribs themselves are delicious and juicy when done right. Wonder no more, though – Restaurant Silberberg rolls out a new dish today featuring slabs of pork ribs served with enjoyable kraut salad and fragrant garlic bread. Continue reading

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Carnival Doughnuts – Faschingskrapfen

Der Bäcker Ruetz. A-6130 Schwaz· Franz-Josef-Straße 13

Of course, bakeries also join in on the Carnival festivities and celebrations. These baked-goods establishments are brimming with popular, homemade Faschingskrapfen in various assortments. Der Bäcker Ruetz, a long-established Tyrolean chain of bakeries, is no exception. In addition to the traditional apricot filled donut, Der Bäcker Ruetz features assorted donuts loaded with vanilla, chocolate, egg liqueur and others! Continue reading

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Pasta Masianco – Bandnudeln mit Schinken-Gorgonzolasauce

Villa Masianco. A-6130 Schwaz · Münchner Straße 20-22

Freshly cooked tagliatelle pasta, cooked to an ideal al dente, gleans under the cozy dining room’s artificial interior light. Heavenly white gorgonzola sauce coats the noodles, while thin strips of hearty ham scatter the pasta. A garnish of roughly chopped parsley finishes the dish. Need a bit of extra cheese? Finely grated parmigiano comes in a small bowl accompanying the noodles upon request. It’s the namesake pasta dish at Villa Masianco – Pasta Masianco! Continue reading

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Menu 1: Bouillon Royale • Pork Loin Piccata Milanese with Tomato Spaghetti served with a Mixed Salad • Petit Four – Menü 1: Boullion Royale • Picatta Milanese vom Schweinerücken mit Tomaten Spaghetti dazu gemischtem Salat • Petit Four

Restaurant Silberberg. A-6130 Schwaz · Alte Landstraße 1

Every so often, Restaurant Silberberg offers a complete three course menu. These are always delicious and reasonably priced, presentation is spot-on, and the portions are as immense as the nearby mountain. Today’s meal is no exception! Continue reading

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Chicken Burritos – Burritas con Pollo

Villa Masianco. A-6130 Schwaz · Münchner Straße 20-22

The search for good Latin American fare in German-speaking countries continues with a stop at a regional chain of restaurants offering up a mix of international fare. A small selection of Latin American dishes are available at Villa Masianco, one of them the ‘burritas con pollo’ dish. It’s basically a baked tortilla folded around a filling mixture of green beans, corn, bell peppers, and tomatoes along with chunks of chicken. Continue reading

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Dish of the Day 2: Alpine Schnitzel Baked with Bacon, Onions and Cheese with Fries (Parsley Potatoes) and Mixed Salad – Tagesgericht 2: Almschnitzel mit Speck, Zwiebel und Käse überbacken dazu Pommes Frites (Petersilienkartoffeln) und gem. Salat

Gasthof Goldener Löwe. A-6130 Schwaz · Husslstraße 4

At first glance, the dish of the day might look like fried eggs covered in white sauce, with mushrooms and onions scattered about, and potatoes on the side. The bubbly corners sort of create this illusion. But upon closer inspection, a super thin meat fillet lies underneath the pile and playfully pokes out. Instead of a light breakfast, it’s the Alpine pork schnitzel meal of the day! The white cream layering the top happens to be melted cheese, the crispy edges are oven-baked traces of cheese, and the apparent mushrooms sliced bacon. Continue reading

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Dish of the Day 1: Burgundy Roast Beef with Potato Croquettes, Red Kraut, and mixed Salad – Tagesgericht 1: “Burgunderbraten” mit Kroketten, Rotkraut, gem. Salat

Gasthof Goldener Löwe. A-6130 Schwaz · Husslstraße 4

Two heavy slabs of mouthwatering beef roast rest comfortably in the center of the dish. A thick and fragrant Burgundy gravy coats the surface and permeates the plate. Six tempting little potato croquettes line one side, bathing joyously in the sauce; a generous pile of braised red cabbage occupies the other end. This beef Burgundy dish is Gasthof Goldener Löwe’s special dish of the day on the first of December! Continue reading

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Dish of the Day 1: Round Steak with Rösti, Vegetables, and mixed Salad – Tagesgericht 1: “Rumpsteak” mit Rösti, Gemüse, gem. Salat

Gasthof Goldener Löwe. A-6130 Schwaz · Husslstraße 4

Steak and potatoes! When done right, there are few things that beat this classic, comforting combo. Okay, maybe chicken and potatoes or even turkey and spuds but that’s beside the point. With the abundance of potatoes and the presence of cows all over the region, it comes as no surprise that you can find steak and potatoes in most restaurants here in Tyrol. Continue reading

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