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 may she wanted to look into the bakery. “Well, it’s not my fate, then, to lose weight by the summer,” I thought, picked up the baton and went to the newly opened institution “Gito”.
I was serious about eating rolls, puffs and cakes, but what was my surprise when instead of the classic bakery I got into a vegetarian buffet! But everything in order.
“Corn” is located in the place known to many people and a long-closed pizza “Roquefort”. When I went down to the good old cellar on Sukhbaatar street, I gasped: the room seemed to have been created for such a format — an eco-style bakery with Slavic motifs. Continue reading
Summer morning include Hiking and breakfasts outside the home. Agree with me? So I decided to walk on Karl Marx and go to one of the institutions. According to my theory, the Belgian restaurant “BBB” is quite suitable for Breakfast: own bakery, European charm.
I went — and was surprised by the strong stuffiness. In the first room there is no air conditioning, and the staff periodically ventilates the room, opening the front door.
In General, I liked the decor: loft, high ceilings, wooden tables, simple lamps, greenery and books on the windowsills. Despite its simplicity, it was comfortable. Continue reading
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 gastronomic – better, more creative, more truthful, if from abroad. I spent three weeks in new York and Miami, and I came to shatter the sweet illusions about American gastroculture.
food&travel columnist, journalist
I’m not going to talk about tourist places – what’s the use to paint a wonderful brunch with caviar and champagne in the old hotel The Breakers (palm beach), where the service and the environment are beautiful? This is an exception, not a rule. Continue reading