With dishes ranging from stuffed breast or Barbary duck to tagliarini with truffles and butter-poached lobster, you can feast in style in Hamburg The Hanseatic city is rightly called the gourmet capital of Germany, since it has the country´s largest number of top chefs. There are 11 five-star restaurants to spoil diners here, including Das kleine Rote, the Piment and the Seven Seas on the Süllberg. Celebrity chefs also can be found by the Elbe. TV restaurant tester Christian Rach swings his cooking spoon in the Tafelhaus and television chef Tim Mälzer has started a new gastronomic project after leaving the Weißes Haus. He opened the Bullerei in July 2009 in the historically listed Viehmarkthalle in the Schanzen quarter.