Recently there was a Japanese Christmas Market at Treptower Park. I thought this would be a nice Saturday outing to grab some nice warm Japanese soup and buy some presents, but as I showed up to the entrance, I noticed a massive line. I wasn’t too keen on the thought of queuing for 2 hours, or for shopping in such a crowded space.

I left a bit disappointed and realised I was in one of those spots where you there’s very little around you. I had heard of California Breakfast Slam before, and follow them on Facebook. Before finding a permanent location, Cabslam was only open on the weekends. Rumor has it that it was next to impossible to get a seat there and that you needed to be very patient with the service there.

So I ended up in Neukölln, where a lot of good spots to eat can be found. I was prepared for lousy service but as I entered the place, I immediately felt at home. The staff were all speaking English and I was shown to my seat – a common practice in America.

The interior, although sparse, has a lot of character – wood tables and exposed stucco ceilings. The bar seemed to have lots of homemade goodies but I was to excited about the menu to worry about sweets. I chose the Huevo Rancheros because I really wanted eggs, beans, guacamole, homemade salsa and of course tortillas. This hit the spot. All the food just sank to the pit of my stomach and so I couldn’t move for the rest of the afternoon. The price for the excellent service and lovely atmosphere was quite acceptable.

Sometimes these unplanned coincidences are such a pleasant surprise!

I also noticed that they do a weekly Sunday roast, weekly specials and fun events like a movie night. Check out their Facebook for more info –


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