Per Meurling

Food Writer & Founder of 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

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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

12forward by White Guide

Berlin - 12forward by White Guide

12forward lists the 12 eateries in each chosen city that at any given moment represent the very forefront of gastronomy - ranging from fine dining restaurants to hole in the...

Eater

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...

Eater

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.

FoodieHub - Find The World's Essential Eats

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.

FOODIEHUB - The world's Essential Eats

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

Vice

Wodka, Matjes und Blumenkränze - Midsommar erklärt von einem Schweden

A look at the vodka, flower crowns and food that make Scandinavian midsummers what they are.

die WELT

Im Norden viele Neues

A full-page article in die WELT (one of Germany's biggest newspapers) all about Oslo's thriving food scene.

12forward by White Guide

Puglisi is turning the tables on farm to table - 12forward by White Guide

12forward lists the 12 eateries in each chosen city that at any given moment represent the very forefront of gastronomy - ranging from fine dining restaurants to hole in the...

Spreeradio

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.

MUNCHIES

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.

MUNCHIES

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.

MUNCHIES

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.

die WELT

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.

SAVEUR

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...

Fool

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...