Discuss: Herta Heuwer Currywurst Memorial in Berlin, Germany

Herta Heuwer Currywurst Memorial in Berlin, Germany

Currywurst is one of the most quintessential Berlin foods, rivaled only by döner kebab. It is available in almost every fast food place to the point where a Berlin without currywurst is hard to imagine. However, this is only a quite recent phenomenon. The story behind the currywurst is an interesting one with all the hallmarks of a movie, and yet Hollywood has not picked up the tale yet. It all started in 1949 in a ruined and fractured Berlin that was struggling to rebuild after World War II....

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