Michael Slackman, The Times's Berlin Bureau Chief, looks into the city's obsession with a popular street dish that combines sausage, ketchup and curry powder.
While quintessentially German, currywurst is also a product of globalization, born of diffusion and cultural intermixings. Like so much of the world today, the currywurst is simultaneously local as well as the global. Want to make some yourself? Try this recipe: http://www.thehobbycook.com/2011/07/germanys-favorite-fast-food-currywurst.html