Eva Grill looked to the bakery "Corn»
Lisa Seropova decided to make a vacation of it and solemnly gave me the authority to review three similar establishments in a month. Waving her suitcase, she said that in…

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Drink&Dranik: Where to eat and drink in Minsk
There are a lot of beautiful cities and only two types of people in the world: those who can see beauty only if its concentration is off scale, and those…

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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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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

Like restaurants skimp on the guests and why it's not always a bad thing?
Experts in the restaurant sector continue to share with Restoran.ru their observations. This time Dmitry Honyak, restaurateur, owner of the chain and franchise "Sushi gourmet" told us how to save…

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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…

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What is Munchkin and what does it eat?
You may not know what "manching" is, but you may have already planned it for the evening! Behind the incomprehensible borrowed word lies a well-known and loved by many process…

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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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