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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The adventure of shrimp in Moscow: 5 places where to eat them
Shrimp is always a celebration, a ritual and a waiting. The fact that Russia used to have with beer and without, is the Northern shrimp. It lives in the cold…

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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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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

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

A daily vacation in the "Berth №1»
But recently Обед.IRK.ru opened the place in which you can easily forget about everyday life. The beach restaurant "Berth №1" took care of every detail to make you feel at…

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Where to celebrate the wedding in autumn?
The peak of weddings falls on the beginning of autumn. During this period, the newlyweds will meet not as hot weather as in summer, and unpredictable and capricious. Today the…

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A worthy alternative: How to replace coffee?
With the increase of coffee shops in Moscow, the use of coffee seemed to become a necessity, and a colorful glass in hand – an essential accessory of a busy…

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A worthy alternative: How to replace coffee?
With the increase of coffee shops in Moscow, the use of coffee seemed to become a necessity, and a colorful glass in hand – an essential accessory of a busy…

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