Right across from the charming square which hosts Schoeneberg’s excellent Winterfeldtplatz Market, is the excellent Korean eatery Ixthys. Named after the Greek word for fish, a traditional Christian symbol, the two Korean ladies who own the place do more than wear their faith on their sleeve: reams of handwritten scripture adorn the wall and they even include bizarre flow diagrams in the menu explaining man’s relationship with original sin. If this sounds a little too ‘hellfire and brimstone’, the service is warm and the kimchi suitably fiery. They do a brisk service of bulgogi marinated meats with rice, or spicy broths but the star of the show is undoubtedly their bibimbap, a classic dish of rice, layered with sautéed vegetables, chilli paste, sliced beef, crowned with a glistening fried egg and served in a scalding stone bowl so as to continue cooking on the table.
|Opening hours:||noon-10pm Mon-Sat|
|Transport:||U1, U2, U3, U4 Nollendorfplatz|
|Price:||Main courses €7.50-€9|