Melting pot Stuttgart

Stuttgart is known for diligence and love of automobiles, for thrift and orderliness - but enough of the clichés. In recent years, the city has developed into a modern, open-minded metropolis that is nevertheless always aware of its great traditions.

Numerous international trends can be found here, be it in the culinary field, fashion, or art. The city is changing and curious for more.

Swabian cuisine today

Probably the best-known classic of Swabian cuisine is Maultaschen. No visit to Blend without the classic? Or perhaps there is!

No Stuttgart without Maultaschen. According to the original recipe, the filled dumplings are cooked in meat broth and served in it. But there are so many delicious alternatives - this is where the Blend kitchen crew really thrives, in tune with the season. Legend has it that monks invented dumplings during Lent. This way, the forbidden meat filling could be hidden in the dough casing. That's why they are also affectionately called 'Herrgottsbscheißerle'.

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It's wine time

In Stuttgart, viticulture is more present than in any other major German city. Stuttgart's valley location provides a view of the sunny hills with the many vines of the Nesenbach and Neckar valleys. Therefore, it is not surprising that the region delights with its award-winning wines, long winegrowing history, wine festivals and wine taverns, wine museums and wine hiking trails. 

A little history: The "Wengerter" (regional term for "winegrowers") have more than a thousand years of tradition in the Stuttgart region. The Romans were probably already the first to establish viticulture here. It was first documented in 1108, when the monk Ulrich donated vineyards in Stuttgart to the Blaubeuren monastery.