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10 Best: Berlin-Cafe Einstein

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Cafe' Einstein is an old coffee house with a long and glamorous history, a trendy crowd coming in at all hours and the best apple strudel in town.

Hosted by Julia Grimpe, a TV and Theater star who resides in Berlin.

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