Grosseto trattoria is…
Grosseto is an Italian trattoria with an outdoor summer terrace, located on the Bank of the Angara river, on the Upper Embankment. This place is: — Early Breakfast (from 08:00…

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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…

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History of vodka, and where to drink it in Moscow restaurants
31 January in the gastronomic calendar is informally appointed as the birthday of vodka. The choice of this date is supported by the fact that on this day in 1865…

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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 the recipe has, for example, protein or egg yolk, juice, thick syrup or cream liqueur. All of the above ingredients require good mixing with ice, and there is hardly anything can replace the shaker.

It is also nice to have a spoon in the household bartender with a long handle and strainer (special strainer for pumping the drink from the ice). Another important attribute of the bartender (albeit home) – jigger. This is a metal measuring Cup, which you will measure the required amount of liquid ingredients from the recipe. You can, for example, just buy some “bartender set”, which includes everything you need. Continue reading

Alternative coffee – philosophy or fashion?

Kemex, hario, cold brew, aeropress, craft roasting – let’s try to understand what is more in the new coffee culture: snobbery of a closed club or the inspiration of evangelists and pioneers.
On request, “alternative coffee” dozens of articles titled “Five alternative ways to make coffee.” This files most often mention Chemex, Hario (or “funnel”), the siphon and the aeropress. In fact, this is the same way, immersion – full immersion of ground coffee in water, and differ only in the device for cooking. But even the choice of device is not important, and most importantly – the idea. Continue reading

Focus: food Designers
Designers of food settled in the kitchens of modern Housewives. No longer need to think about what to cook for dinner, and drag from the store packages – products with…

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Have a Toba with the sea bass, trofie tuna and copyright Baba
We met the new chef of Moscow restaurants Nobu, visited the recently opened Italian restaurant "Mom will be glad" and the Russian-French Leo, looked at the Central market and the…

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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…

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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.…

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