Alko end of the year
We began to drink less, but more often. Wine bars now fill all days of the week, as do cocktail bars. Light green wines, cocktails with low alcohol content –…

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"Pita bar": home simplicity
Even on vacation I can not pass by interesting projects. Ah very wanted to tell you about some institutions. Moreover, Eva Grill externally passed in June "Breakfast" and needs a…

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Gastronomic enclave: where to eat in Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is a Russian city, situated on the Baltic sea in the mouth of the pregoli river, with the manners of a European aristocrat. The mix of the Russian-Soviet present…

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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

Truth in wine: Where to learn wine culture in Moscow

To drink or not to drink – it is not a question! Question: what to drink and how to choose. Today we will analyze where to learn wine culture in Moscow: from one-time lectures to professional courses sommelier. To mention all impossible, will tell about the most clearest!
Master classes, tastings and lectures
There are plenty of offers. In fact, every day in one of the bars in Moscow is some cool tasting.

“No, only wine!»

Super format of friendly meetings-tastings, which are held once a month in different bars of Moscow. This is a good opportunity to learn new things about wine by choosing the topic of interest: “Pinot Noir”, “Find Burgundy. Red to fish”, “Dark horses: we try wines from little-known grape varieties”. Continue reading

Antige New York
There are still no Michelin-starred restaurants in Russia. That makes us believe that Russian restaurants do not reach international standards. You might think that the trends, and chefs, and guides…

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Sweet journey: 5 desserts you didn't know about
Modern sweet tooth is difficult to surprise: all kinds of shops and coffee shops offer hundreds of desserts from different countries. Here you and the Austrian strudel, and Japanese sweet…

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Green gold: everything you wanted to know about avocado
Avocado always seemed very mysterious overseas plant. As soon as he was called, and a vegetable, and nut and was like fruit (but not exactly) of the Laurel family. Avocados…

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Breakfast with chef. Alexey Fokin, cafe "the Same pillow»
Decided! Open the loop an interview with "Breakfast with the chief." And the first thing I asked to visit Alexei Fokin, chef of popular projects in the city: bar "Molchanov"…

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