Russian Stolovaya – a short history

Russian stolovaya

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…… Continue reading

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Raw Garden Riga

Raw Garden Riga

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… Continue reading

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Tims Mints

Tims Mints

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.… Continue reading

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Fat Pumpkin

Fat Pumpkin

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… Continue reading

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Review: Bao + Bar, Moscow

bao + bar

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… Continue reading

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Pod Mukhoi Booze & Noodle Bar

Pod Mukhoi

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… Continue reading

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Zotman Pizza Pie

Zotman Pizza Pie

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… Continue reading

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Review: Luncheon at Cafe Pushkin

Cafe Pushkin

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… Continue reading

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