Girl Meets Bulgaria

Musings of an American expat in Bulgaria (with detours in Utah and Alaska)


Sacher Torte: Vienna’s Famous Sweet Treat

Historical Cafe Sacher
Vienna is well known for a few different foods, but Sacher Torte takes the cake (literally). The “Original Sacher Torte” (or Sachertorte, as it is spelled locally) is still served at the five star Hotel Sacher and the adjacent Cafe Sacher. Stepping through the front doors of this opulent café feels like stepping back in time; the period decor is beautiful and the white tie service was really fun to experience–although I felt very under dressed in jeans and a long sleeved shirt!

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Going Away…

I was going to wait to blog until I got home tonight, but I simply couldn’t wait.

I have THE best coworkers in the universe. They went above and beyond for my going away party.

I love the reference to my blog on the poster they made me. Very cool.

We had a Brazilian BBQ, courtesy of Henderson. He is one heck of a griller!

And the best part…

This masterpiece, courtesy of Heather (my boss’ wife), owner of Ambrosia Exquisite Wedding Cakes:

Which is a replica of my favorite Cake Wreck:

(If you’ve never checked out Cake Wrecks, GO DO IT NOW! It’s hilarious!)

Elaine (my supervisor), carrying on the “Falker Satherhood” theme, got me this great mug off Etsy:

It’s been a great day.

Tomorrow is officially my last day of work at a job I have been at since I was 18 years old. I will definitely be sad to say goodbye to everyone at Commuter Services, but I am excited to start a new life with V. First in Alaska (where we will be working… oh, and getting married!) and then in beautiful Bulgaria.

Thanks again to everyone at CS.