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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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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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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Eva Grill visited the trattoria “on the area»

Hiding for a week and a half, I hatched a plan for the next March-throw in one of the Irkutsk wine bars. Apparently, there was a leak, because when I decided to descend into one of these institutions, it was closed for unknown reasons.

Quickly relocated from the city center to the new bar “on the area” – Caffe e Vino (“Coffee and wine”) in Sunny. The move took an unforgivable amount of time, and I arrived at an institution that worked only up to 22 hours, an hour before closing. This largely determined the entire course of my dinner — a little crumpled and hurried. Continue reading

Everything you wanted to know about modern wine

Everywhere there is a tendency to return to nature, naturalness and manual labor. If we talk about winemaking, here the history of alternative production methods began much earlier than in other areas. Because winemakers know more than anyone about the connections of the earth with the fact that it grows. Wines are very subject to changes in the weather and harvest, they are different depending on the selected vineyard, the land and in General at the same place every year can be quite different to taste.

Elena Zaguzova
the ideological inspirer and the author of the wine cards of the holding “Simple things” Biodynamic, organic, natural and petnata have now ceased to be exotic for Russia, now these wines are experiencing the peak of popularity with us. Continue reading

Eva Grill ate strawberry freak
May continues and I go to bakeries and pastry shops. Before proceeding to the main topic of the review, I will tell you a little background. It so happened that…

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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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Eva Grill visited the trattoria "on the area»
Hiding for a week and a half, I hatched a plan for the next March-throw in one of the Irkutsk wine bars. Apparently, there was a leak, because when I…

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Gastronomic enclave: where to eat in Kaliningrad
Kaliningrad is a Russian city, situated on the Baltic sea in the mouth of the pregoli river, with the manners of a European aristocrat. The mix of the Russian-Soviet present…

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