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Restaurant Hermannseck, Birmensdorferstrasse, Zurich

Fleisch und Käse mit Kräutersüppchen

Fleisch und Käse mit Kräutersüppchen

Trüffeltartare

Trueffeltartare

I headed to dinner at the Hermanseck. A nice place near Bahnhof Wiedikon with a large gay community, so I start thinking that maybe I shouldn’t dine alone here with my manly good looks. Anyway I got excellent service, was well attended to and no phone numbers made it my way. The menu said something about Tapas and I asked what was available. They showed me a tasty display of cheese and meat, which I chose as an appetizer. The salami and the cheese was nice, but I don’t like thick chunks of chorizo, it either needs to be cut thin or cooked. I’ve had a lovely plate with five different tartares here during summer and decided to try the signature dish, the truffle tartare. A lovely rich and sensual smell hits your nose, spreading on a piece of bread it’s a powerful bite which you dig into. Unfortunately it’s not a very delicate dish and the portion is large, so I grew tired of it after about half of the tartare. Still for a neighborhood restaurant it gets a decent rating – Finances.

Rechnung

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Categories: Dinner
Posted by therealpickygourmet on 14 January 2009
2 Comments Post a comment
  1. 01/14/2009
    W.O.S

    stumbled across your blog and finding it quite interesting as i will be in zurich next month for a few days and looking for places to eat.
    im staying near this restaurant so may check it out!

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