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  • 🍸 WEEKEND MOOD 🍸  „Nothing gets us on our way better than a break“ - Elizabeth Barrett Browning  For this reason we cordially invite you to join us again this weekend. Unwind with our all-day breakfast with friends or with a cozy family dinner. Pro tip: It is also good to enjoy some „me-time“ from time to time. Let your mind wander with a good cocktail in our beautiful garden... (p.s. the view to the marvelous State Opera and to the Albertina museum is included ☀️)
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  • Tomorrow at 6.30 a.m. we will reopen the doors of our “Brasserie&Bakery” again. And man, how are we looking forward to it! So come on in! Join us for a great time, wonderful food, chilled drinks and spoilt service. 😁#theguesthousevienna
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Wir sind dabei! Wiener Schneckenfestival

19. September 2018

WE LOVE VIENNA. Es gibt ja wirklich viele, wenn nicht sogar tausende Gründe dafür unsere schöne Stadt zu lieben. Einer davon ist definitiv, dass es immer wieder kleine Geheimnisse oder Stories rund um Wien zu entdecken gibt. Wusstet ihr zum Beispiel, dass wir eine lange Tradition der Schneckenzucht haben? Und genau das wollen wir von 24.-30. September beim Wiener Schneckenfestival mit euch feiern. Mehr dazu könnt ihr in unserem heutigen Blogbeitrag lesen. 

Wien als Schnecken Metropole

Ja, tatsächlich - Schnecken haben in der Wiener Küche eine lange Tradition. Seit dem Mittelalter galten die kleinen Weinberg Bewohner als Delikatesse. Für uns heute vielleicht etwas ungewöhnlich, fand man in den Kochbüchern von damals sogar Schneckenknödel, Schneckenpastete oder Schneckenwürste. Die Wiener verspeisten sie aber am liebsten mit Kren oder Weinkraut. Selbst die Schneckeneier waren ein beliebter Snack für zwischendurch: man hat den Dotter aus hartgekochten Eiern entfernt und diesen durch die Schneckeneier ersetzt, dann wieder mit dem pikant angerührten Dotter zugedeckt. Wie ihr seht - die Zubereitungsarten waren durchaus sehr vielfältig. Langezeit wurden die kleinen Tierchen aufgrund der guten Nährwerte gerade in der Fastenzeit sehr geschätzt. Trotzdem fand die Tradition der Wiener Schnecke mit dem 19. Jahrhundert dann ein Ende.

Andreas Gugumuck und die Rückkehr der Wiener Schnecke

Als Andreas vor einigen Jahren den Gugumuck-Hof übernahm, gab er seinen Job in der IT-Branche auf um sich voll und ganz den kleinen Tierchen zu widmen und startete die Weinbergschnecken-Zucht. Damit gründete er die Wiener Schneckenmanufaktur und setzt damit ganz bewusst auf ein Lebensmittel der Zukunft, mit langer Tradition. Heuer feiert die Wiener Schnecke ihr 10-jähriges Jubiläum. Das wird mit dem Wiener Schneckenfestival gebührend gefeiert.

Andreas Gugumuck auf dem Schneckenfeld (c) Karin Nussbaumer

Das Schneckenfestival - wir sind dabei!

Mit dem Wiener Schneckenfestival und den besten Köchen der Stadt soll gemeinsam die Vielfalt der Schnecke gefeiert werden. Von 24.-30. September lässt sich jeder Koch der ca. 100 beteiligten Restaurants ein spezielles Schnecken-Gericht einfallen. Hier findet ihr eine Liste der teilnehmenden Restaurants.

Höhepunkt des Schneckenfestivals ist das Hof-Fest zum 10-jährigen Jubiläum der Wiener Schnecke am 29. September auf der Schneckenfarm von Andreas Gugumuck. Ab 11 Uhr gibt es hier zahlreiche Schneckenspezialitäten zu verkosten, um 13 und 15 Uhr führt Gugumuck durch seine Schneckenfarm, ab 16 Uhr spielt eine Live-Band und ab 18 Uhr findet ein katalanisches Schneckengrillen statt. Dazu gibt es Wein, Sekt und Wien-Gin (Eintritt frei). Auch abseits des Festivals gibt es die Wiener Schnecke am Schneckenhof zu verkosten. An einigen Freitagen im Monat kredenzt Küchenchef Danny Kuban im Hof-Bistro ein exklusives 7-Gang-Menü im Zeichen der Schnecke. Führungen mit Verkostungen werden ebenfalls angeboten.

Die Schnecke in der Brassserie

Bei uns in der Brasserie & Bakery könnt ihr in der Zeit des Schneckenfestivals auch ein herrliches Gericht von Küchenchef Markus Leitner & seinem Team probieren.

Kürbisravioli / geschmorte Rübe / Hanfsaat / Wiener Schnecke

... und das ganze sieht dann so aus:

Unser spezielles Schneckengericht für das Wiener Schneckenfestival!

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  • Today you can still support us with your vote. We are again nominated as best hotel. Please share, like and support us! Thank you ❣️Link in bio! #theguesthousevienna
  • From November 2nd at midnight, we have to close our “Guesthouse Vienna” as well as our “Brasserie & Bakery”.  We hope that the time of the shutdown will remain short and we have the opportunity to reopen very soon.  In the meantime, please stay at home and safe so we can eat, drink and have a good time together.  We are looking forward to when we can start again. Your team of the “Guesthouse Vienna”!  #theguesthousevienna This beautiful picture was taken by @patrese
  • Be happy at THE GUESTHOUSE VIENNA: Experience a happy autumn in Vienna and be spoilt by our staff. Enjoy the delicious breakfast or the fancy dinner in our „Brasserie & Bakery“. Find more information about our packages in bio. Thanks for the lovely picture by @the.stefans #hotelhappyplace #happyplacevienna @viennatouristboard
  • Sir Terence Conran.. the man with whom we were allowed to design The Guesthouse Vienna. A great man, a great personality, a great designer, who made the world more beautiful. REST IN PEACE - you will always be part of our hearts and the hotel’s soul. You definitely made the world look better! He had the very simple belief that good design improves the quality of people‘s lives. And he is right!
  • 🍸 WEEKEND MOOD 🍸  „Nothing gets us on our way better than a break“ - Elizabeth Barrett Browning  For this reason we cordially invite you to join us again this weekend. Unwind with our all-day breakfast with friends or with a cozy family dinner. Pro tip: It is also good to enjoy some „me-time“ from time to time. Let your mind wander with a good cocktail in our beautiful garden... (p.s. the view to the marvelous State Opera and to the Albertina museum is included ☀️)
  • „No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.“ HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DOG DAY 🐶 from us and Pino, our dog-manager on duty, to you and your furry friends!
  • MOULES FRITES - from now on we are offering this special on our new brasserie menu. Try them in our wonderful garden or in our restaurant - they are absolutely delicious! 🍽 #moulesfrites #food #foodie #yummy #delicious #foodphotography #instagood #lunch #dinner #foodstagram #tasty #foodlover #homemade #foodgasm
  • Proud to be nominated as best hotel by @falstaff.travel. Please support us by giving us your vote! Find Link in bio #theguesthousevienna
  • We are happy to present you „THE GUESTHOUSEWINDOW“ We provide the in- and outside space of our restaurant window to Austrian artists and designers. We started the cooperation with „dress a bulb” by GOODGOODS, a wonderful design collective that designs products for life and home with social attention. All items are produced in integrative workshops. Stop by @the_guesthouse_vienna to learn more about it. @goodgoods.socialdesign #theguesthousevienna
  • Styrian actor Michael Ostrowski used our Hotel as a base for his vacation in Vienna. To follow the not to serious path he has taken through the city, we have put his tour in a new blogpost. Check out the link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • There is always room for desert... Finally early summer has arrived and our pastry chef created new, delicious sweets. There are also very tasty gluten-free treats for you. 😋  Strawberries, blackberries, rhubarb, blueberries... Tell us, what is your favorite summer fruit? #theguesthousevienna
  • Tomorrow at 6.30 a.m. we will reopen the doors of our “Brasserie&Bakery” again. And man, how are we looking forward to it! So come on in! Join us for a great time, wonderful food, chilled drinks and spoilt service. 😁#theguesthousevienna
  • We have a new post online about the soul and music of our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”. Find the link in bio and stream our wonderful songs at home #theguesthousevienna
  • 😢 BRASSERIE & BAKERY TEMPORARILY CLOSED 😢  Like so many around, we have closed our restaurant “Brasserie & Bakery”! We have informed our staff about the upcoming week(s), we’ve donated all remaining food to the charity “Wiener Gruft” and closed the doors to our lovely restaurant to protect ourselves as well as our guests.  The Guesthouse Team and family always sticks together when times get tough, so be assured, NO member of staff WILL BE DISMISSED from their jobs.  Here on Instagram we will keep you updated with the latest news and info, and share stories about our restaurant, the hotel as well as our staff. And of course, we will also tell you when we’re coming back! We are really looking forward to your visits again once life gets back on track. But until then, stay at home, stay healthy and keep your spirits up. Spend your time playing board games, make yourself laugh with a round of charades and read good books. Learn a language or declutter your home. Talk to each other – and above all be nice and generous.  And remember – we’re all in this together! #staythefuckhome #theguesthousevienna
  • Our hotel restaurant manager was selected for best service in Austria. Find all of his insider tips on our new blog post. Link in bio. #theguesthousevienna
  • Me-time in our wonderful marble bathrooms with amenities from organic manufacturer “Wolfgang Lederhaas” 🛁 #theguesthousevienna