There are more than 300 bars and restaurants in Berlin-Mitte. How could one ever begin finding the right spot? I will try to make your bar-life a bit easier by introducing you to my favorite place in Berlin. Mein Haus am See is such a well-established café and bar at Rosenthaler Platz that it is difficult to believe it only opened in 2009! Mein Haus am See has successfully captured Berlin’s atmosphere and –in my eyes – represents this very unique city very well.
I was very lucky to be able to arrange an interview with the owners of the bar: Stephan and Claudia. Neither of them has ever studied business. Stephan studied politics and later discovered his passion for literature, after which he worked as a publisher. Opening a bar was Claudia’s idea. During our two hour talk they explained their business idea and revealed their recipe to success. Continue reading