Alfred Polgar wrote the following about the café Central which he visited regularly:
The "Central" is a place for people who have to kill time in order not to be killed by it.
When Peter Altenberg had died the "Central" lost its importance as a meeting place for
They all moved to the newly established café "Herrenhof".
"Only mummies keep their word" wrote Anton Kuh.
Five men came to a Viennese café and order something.
Each wanted something diferent..
"A cup of light coffee with plenty milk!"
"A cup of tea and milk!"
"A cup of coffee with milk!"
"A cup of coffee with little milk!"
"A cup decaffeinated coffee with a little cold milk!"
The waiter went to the kitchen and ordered: "5 coffees please!"
"Coffee has to be hot like hell, black as the devil, pure like an angel
and sweet as love."