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 breather. I’ll take over for a while. And I’ll start with a new place on Karl Marx — “Pete bar”, an institution, the appearance of which I was really happy.
“Pita bar” resembles a small cafe in a European town. Modestly decorated, small space, 5-6 close-set tables, because of the bar is clearly visible kitchen, which employs chefs led by the owner (former chef of a famous institution, by the way). The man and about the menu tells the guests, and prepares for them, and the opinion of the dishes learns. Continue reading
Thai cuisine, like all Asian, at the peak of popularity, finally the trend reached Irkutsk. Tom Yam, Tom Kha, small kebabs in spicy sauce, noodles, pancakes “Rotti” — all this is now in the “top”, but, unfortunately, is not always tasty in restaurants.
By trial and error we found a few well-prepared Thai dishes. Five of them were in the restaurant Chin-Chin* on Timiryazev. We will be happy to tell you about each delicacy.
Tom Kha with shrimp Continue reading
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 who find beauty literally everywhere! Travel to Paris, Venice, Milan etc. – though always a good idea, but consisting of cultural clichés and many other people’s experience. A much more inspiring experiment is to choose a city from which you expect nothing and be ready for anything. So Minsk for the weekend? Why don’t you!
food&travel columnist, journalist
Arriving on a Saturday morning flight, you will get a full day in the city, do not save money and spend time choosing a bus. Yes, only 5 BYN (approx. ed. – here and then “Belarusian rubles”), – about 150 rubles. – but more than an hour on the way to the bus station. Continue reading