A trip to Russia is not complete without a trip to a classic Soviet-style stolovaya. Usually translated into English as a canteen, the establishment of the Russian stolovaya is a nostalgic mark that adorns almost every street in the centre of St Petersburg and Moscow like a purified crystal from the rich furnace of Soviet history… ...
Raw Garden Riga In this Blog article I would like to present you a very interesting and delicious place to eat. Raw garden is a chain of restaurants and food stores in Riga, founded in 2011. The philosophy of Raw Garden is all about natural and healthy food. Additives, preservatives, colorants, trans fats, white flour and sugar ...
Tims Mints Who did not once in his life think about opening a Bar together with some friends? Well, here is an example of some people who actually successfully realized this dream. Tims Mint is a café and bar, which is located in the Old Town of Riga. The place is managed by three Siblings. ...
Fat Pumpkin The Fat Pumpkin – In Latvian Resnais Kirbis – is a vegetarian restaurant located in the old town of Riga. They serve innovative veggi options and the service is extremely friendly and helpful. The Fat Pumpkin is one of the few dedicated vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Riga. They serve some of the ...
Review: Bao + Bar, Moscow This autumn, Bao + Bar opened on Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street in Moscow. Serving up what it describes on its Facebook page as “Asian street food”, I had to give it a try, and so last month a classmate of mine joined me for a bite to eat. Now, some Asian food ...
Pod Mukhoi Moscow is fast becoming one of the best cities in the world for great food and drinks. To say the bar and restaurant scene has flourished would be an understatement. The city boasts around 4,000 restaurants, bars and cafés owned by ambitious and creative collectives who are changing the gastronomic face of the ...
Zotman Pizza Pie “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie…that’s amore”. Will we ever know what it means, who knows? I’m sure meaning of these lyrics will continue to elude music buffs for generations to come. However what I do know is that, Zotman Pizza Pie makes a decent ‘pie’. It ...
Review: Luncheon at Cafe Pushkin Cafe Pushkin Practical Information: Location: 26-A Tverskoy Boulevard, a short walk from Tverskaya Station Price: 620 rubles for 2 courses, 930 rubles for 3 courses, includes wine and tea/coffee Website: http://cafe-pushkin.ru/en/ A fellow student, Martina, suggested a visit to Cafe Pushkin, a restaurant which is considered by many to be one of ...
Russian cuisine: Varenichnaya N° 1 As I am from Italy, I think that food is a really important part of the culture of a country. For this reason, it’s impossible to understand Russia’s history and traditions without having tried typical Russian cuisine (kuchnia). Since I’m in Moscow for one month, I had the occasion to try some ...
Ketch Up Burgers – The Best Burgers in Town Without any doubt it is great to try national dishes and experience local cuisine – but sometimes, especially when you are really hungry, all you need is great juicy burger. I have been to a lot of Burger Restaurants in Saint Petersburg and for me this ...