By The Peninsula Foodist
Palo Alto location of popular Austrian restaurant Naschmarkt opens May 17Uploaded: May 12, 2022
By Anthony Shu
The awning at Naschmarkt's new Palo Alto location. Photo by Anthony Shu.
A slate gray parklet has appeared on Birch Street just off of California Avenue, marking the Palo Alto location of Naschmarkt, which opens May 17.
Naschmarkt is named after Vienna’s sprawling market filled with fresh produce and international foods, and its Campbell location is known for “new Austrian cuisine.” Signature dishes include crispy wiener schnitzel, thick-cut pork belly and spätzle, small egg noodles, paired with smoked chicken and sweet peas. Naschmarkt applies the Californian philosophy of featuring local, seasonal ingredients to central European cooking. A full bar offers seasonal cocktails, European beers, and wines from Germany and Austria.
Popular dishes at Naschmarkt include the double cooked pork belly. The restaurant features seasonal produce in many of its dishes. Photo courtesy Naschmarkt.
Restaurateur Dino Tekdemir was a co-owner of Anatolian Kitchen, which previously occupied the Birch Street property, and looks forward to creating a new space with a warm ambience. “You won't be missing Anatolian Kitchen, because you'll be thankful for me opening Naschmarkt," he told the Foodist in December 2021.
Before Anatolian Kitchen, the space hosted The Oaxacan Kitchen, which still operates as a food truck, Oaxacan Kitchen Mobile.
Naschmarkt, 2323 Birch St., Palo Alto, 650-561-3202; Instagram: @naschmarktrestaurant.
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