Per Meurling

Food Blogger, Writer & Founder, Berlin Food Stories

Per Meurling is a Swedish food and restaurant blogger and journalist based in Berlin with a background in digital tech. Through his internationally renowned blog Berlin Food Stories (founded 2012) he has become the foremost independent expert on Berlin’s burgeoning restaurant scene. As a former semi-professional chef and avid traveller, Per’s knowledge about food and connections within the restaurant industry are second to none.
Instagram: @berlinfoodstories
Snapchat: blnfoodstories


Personal Blogs

Berlin Food Stories
Through his internationally renowned blog, Berlin Food Stories, Per has become the foremost independent expert on Berlin’s burgeoning restaurant scene.
Finest Food Stories
The extraordinary food stories of Per Meurling and his friends. Launching: Autumn 2016

Top Lists

The 12 Best New Restaurants in Berlin, Germany
The hottest 12 restaurant and bars in Berlin right now. This list is a replacement of Per's original list which was published in July 2016, updated to reflect all the newest...
The 38 Essential Berlin Restaurants
Commissioned by Eater to compile their go-to guide of Berlin's 38 most essential restaurants for tourists in a world series that included London, LA, Hong Kong and more.
Discover the best dishes in Berlin
Berlin's essential eats with an angle integrating rustic German traditional food with the restaurants and dishes representative of the city's rich immigrant history.
The 5 Best Döner Kebabs in Berlin
A definitive guide to Germany's no. 1 fast food. In Berlin, more than 1,000 eateries sell the German iteration of the classic, Turkish meat dish. Foodie Hub asked for the best...

Other Writings

Restaurant expert
Per is the resident restaurant expert and columnist for Spreeradio - one of Berlin's biggest radio stations. Each week he shares his tips on where listeners should be eating out.
easyJet Traveller - Inflight Magazine of easyJet
Per is the Berlin Destination Guides editor for easyJet's monthly inflight magazine, reaching 4 million passengers across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
Things need to change in the German restaurant scene
Per attended Food on the Edge festival in Ireland with the world's chef elite, and realised a few things about the German restaurant scene whilst he was there.
White Guide: 12Forward App
Per is the Berlin editor of 12forward - the very slick new restaurant guide from The White Guide which lists the 12 most innovative eateries in the world's leading culinary...
Magnus Nilsson on German cuisine, the Berlin food scene, his second Michelin star, and his new book
Interview with world-renowned chef Magnus Nilsson after the launch of 'Nordic - The Cookbook' in German.
My life as a restaurant critic in Berlin
Article (in German) covering Per's personal experience and the daily life as one of Berlin's top restaurant critics.
Where to find the best Döner kebabs in Berlin
A feature in one of Germany's biggest papers about where to find the best Döner kebabs in Berlin.
Travel Guide: Berlin
A Berlin travel-guide for Saveur's worldwide community of eaters and food aficionados. The article focuses on where to find the best restaurants in the city and what to order...
Ich bin ein Berliner
Article emphasising the breadth of culinary options and Michelin starred restaurants in Berlin, despite the fact it's still not heralded as a 'food destination' in comparison to...
From Head to Heart
Article documenting a day spent on a Brandenburg farm witnessing the killing and subsequent butchering of two pigs. Includes recipe for Pork Neck Stew from Lode & Stijn.
Food Trends Column
A regular trend scouting column for Gourmet magazine as their Berlin expert, advising on new openings, gossip and upcoming fashions on the restaurant scene.

Articles about Per

У немца на языке
One of the oldest and the most respected online media portals in Russia - which accrues 1.5 billion page reads per year -came to Berlin to report on the food scene and...
Blogger's Choice
Per is interviewed about his favourite restaurants on a variety of budgets by Berlin's biggest English speaking magazine along with the city's top food bloggers.
Food is Berlin's new Techno
A profile interview in Sweden's biggest business paper (comparable to The Financial Times) asking Per's thoughts on the Berlin food scene as well as covering Per's history and...
Best places to eat in Berlin
Marina O'Loughlin explores Berlin's restaurants under Per's guidance, including his quote: ""You know that moment when the jumbo jet has just taken off from the runway? It feels...
Expats in Berlin
A profile of Per's work under the umbrella of his Swedish heritage. Follows his story from a young love of Swedish ingredients, to a student penchant for pizza to today's...
Profile article in one of Germany's biggest newspapers
Article documenting how food started as an interest and a hobby but soon became the lifeblood for Berlin Food Stories, now the city's most trusted independent food blog.
Berlin restaurants in influential food blog
Article focusing on how top lists for friends and family became one of the Berlin's most influential food blogs.

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