The Viennese café is the tradition of the café that has developed into the typical institution of Vienna that plays an integral and major role into the Viennese culture and tradition. In some aspect the café culture in Vienna is by any means is not different from as found in the other parts of the world. This plays important role in Viennese culture and tradition. Here at Viennese café, the customer too ponders for long hours sitting alone and reads the newspaper. In company of coffee, the waiter too brings and gives an glass of cold tap water around the long stay will often bring additional water unrequested, with the notion to you that you are a guest out there and feel yourself to be comfortable and ease out there. The atmosphere of the Viennese Cafes was too extraordinary there was as around the 19th and early 20th century and preferred by the writers of that era who regularly use to meet out, exchange thoughts and to even write out there.

Literature as written out there at cafes is commonly known as to be the coffee house literature, and the writers there were known as to be the coffee house poets. The famous journal Die Fackel by Karl Kraus there is referred as to be the writer in cafes to a lager extent and prestige. The popular coffee house there is known as to be as including as Arthur Schnitzler, Alfred Polgar, Friedrich Torberg, and Egon Erwin Kisch. Famous writer and poet Peter Altenberg, too has provided this mail transferred to his well known café that is the favorite café, the Café Central. The furnishings of a Viennese café can change from plush and comfy to coldly modern and stylish. The classic look there involves like as the Apfelstrudel and Linzer torte. In many a classic cafes out there in the city the piano music is being played out at every evening and the social and cultural events are being organized there. In warmer months, customers are seen sitting outside in the evening and participate in social events like reading. The some popular cafes of that sort follows as Café Diglas, Café Central, Café Prückel and others.

For the historical background of the coffee house it is popular that the Polish-Habsburg army, while liberating Vienna from the second Turkish siege in 1683, found a number of sacks with strange beans that they thought to be the camel feed and wanted to burn it out.  The Polish king Jan III Sobieski provided those sacks to one of his officers named Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki, who started the tradition of coffee house by making the staartign coffee, later on it added some sugar and milk into it and thus the Viennese coffee tradition started. His contribution is even recognized to the date as his picture can be seen hanging out at many of the Viennese café houses.

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