Let's drink to love: international bartender's day
The bartender is a valuable profession. They read our mood and mix happiness in a glass, aiming at the heart. The bartender's best friend, a psychologist, and magician rolled into…

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The whole truth about Digestives: tell experts
Digestif promotes rapid digestion of food, for this reason it is recommended to use at the end of the meal. One summer 2018 I was in Calvados – the home…

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Top 7 summer novelties in the "world of Eclair»
So on the eve of summer (it will come someday), inspired by the works of the famous confectioner Karim Bourgeois, the masters of the cafe laid out seven new masterpieces…

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Delicate coffee and hack breakfasts in Cake & Coffee Union

I continue to try breakfasts in Irkutsk catering. The second institution for review this month, I chose a cafe-confectionery Cake & Coffee Union (“Union, cakes and coffee”) that Karl Marx. Once I ran there for lunch, and then the institution did not impress me at all: a vague menu with Shawarma (tasteless, by the way), sandwiches and coffee, sluggish staff and an absolute absence of guests. Decided to give the cafe a second chance to have Breakfast there.

The institution has its own website and quite nice “Instagram”. As the name implies, Cake & Coffee Union specializes in baking: every day there are prepared cakes, pastries and “sweets-joy” (as indicated on the website). Noted for myself that Breakfast is invited at any time. Continue reading

Gastrokid: Athens

Athens is worth a visit not only for the towering Acropolis – the capital of Greece has long been a Mecca for lovers of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Among the orange trees and the bottomless sea time flows slowly – and really, where to run when you are surrounded by such beauty?
The Greeks have a proverb “Όποιος βιάζεται σκοντάφτει”, which means literally: “Who is in a hurry – he stumbles.” Our route will help you not to fill bumps in the land of heroes and gods – grab Fredo espresso and have a nice trip!

Athenian Acropolis
Athens is built around a hill 160 meters high, which can be seen from all points of the city. Several millennia ago, the fortress for kings, protected the perimeter of the robust fortifications. Continue reading

How to become a bartender at home
An important role in the preparation of cocktails plays the necessary equipment. Shaker – a mandatory attribute of the profession. In a shaker, we mix a lot of drinks when…

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Everything you wanted to know about modern wine
Everywhere there is a tendency to return to nature, naturalness and manual labor. If we talk about winemaking, here the history of alternative production methods began much earlier than in…

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This is it: Results of 2018 and trends of 2019
It's time to sum up. Opening of the year, the best restaurant and trends for 2019 – in our article. Briefly and without unnecessary sentiment. Just the facts! Opening of…

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Eva Grilling tried baking not for the faint of heart
I continue my may run through the bakeries. This time the object of attention was the institution "Indigo" in Sunny. Once again, I, as worried about the figure, was lucky:…

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