Charming and approachable fine dining in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg. Michelin-starred with a laid-back atmosphere.Restaurant Bricole, located in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood, is a culinary gem that has transformed from a neighborhood eatery into a Michelin-starred fine dining establishment. Despite its accolades, Bricole has managed to maintain its casual and down-to-earth ambiance.Bricole offers a 6-course tasting menu priced at €112, with an optional wine pairing for €64. Vegetarian alternatives are also available upon request. Each dish presented at Bricole is a masterpiece in itself, carefully crafted with a focus on quality ingredients and flavors. From the salt-cooked beets with black currant and dill to the flambéed sturgeon with fava beans and pine cone, every plate tells a story of culinary expertise and creativity.One standout dish from the vegetarian menu is the sautéed chanterelles with cauliflower, truffle, and pumpernickel. Fabian considers it not only a visually stunning creation but also one of the most delicious offerings. The rich flavors of the mushrooms, combined with the creamy cauliflower foam and freshly shaved black truffle, make it a highlight of the evening.The main course features Onglet, a lesser-known cut of beef from the diaphragm region. The tenderly cooked Black Angus Onglet is complemented by grilled leeks, olive cream, and cassis with celery. The accompanying jus poured at the table adds an extra layer of depth to this exceptional dish.For dessert, Bricole pays homage to Berlin's beloved "Pfannkuchen" (pancakes) with cherries from Bauer Riedel, cherry sorbet, yogurt cream, doughnuts, and buckwheat. Alternatively, a selection of cheeses can be chosen to conclude the meal.To enhance the dining experience, Fabian curates a wine selection that elevates each course. Though a comprehensive wine review is beyond the scope of this article, it is worth mentioning that the wine pairings at Bricole add an extra dimension to the already exceptional culinary journey.In conclusion, Bricole is a culinary gem in Berlin, offering a monotonously exceptional dining experience where every dish is a highlight. Despite its Michelin star, the restaurant maintains a laid-back and welcoming atmosphere. The combination of Chef Steven Zeidler's innovative yet unpretentious cuisine and Fabian Fischer's warm hospitality make Bricole a destination worth seeking out.