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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Gastrokid Zurich
Zurich, without attracting attention from a gastronomic point of view, will give odds to many European cities. The main message that is broadcast by restaurateurs and chefs is the use…

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Gastrokid: Athens
Athens is worth a visit not only for the towering Acropolis – the capital of Greece has long been a Mecca for lovers of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Among the orange…

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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” restaurant “33” and, of course, “The same pillow” (hereinafter simply “Pillow”). In the legendary cafe and agreed to have Breakfast with Alexei.

Weekday. “Pillow” just opened, and I already had to argue a little with a regular guest of the cafe. She certainly wanted to sit at a table with chairs by the window, which we have chosen with the photographer. The hall was filling up before my eyes; in a rare institution in the morning there is such a revival. Continue reading

Alko end of the year

We began to drink less, but more often. Wine bars now fill all days of the week, as do cocktail bars. Light green wines, cocktails with low alcohol content – such alcoholic chastity! Trend 2017 – wine bars – continued in 2018. In different parts of Moscow opened more than 15 bars: new monoconcepts in the form of Prosecco bars and cute HLS bars like Lessugarbar. The meaning is the same – you can’t quit drinking in a difficult time for the country. But, in General, we were not going. Summarize.

Anna Kukulin,
wine and gastronomic journalist
If we talk about trends of Moscow and St. Petersburg, they mean champagne from recoltant (approx. ed. – producers of grapes), natural wines, petty, orangi and autochthonous — the weirder, the better. Continue reading

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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Green gold: everything you wanted to know about avocado
Avocado always seemed very mysterious overseas plant. As soon as he was called, and a vegetable, and nut and was like fruit (but not exactly) of the Laurel family. Avocados…

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"Pita bar": home simplicity
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…

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Who's who: the world Day of chefs
The main person in any institution is a cook. It depends on it how the menu will look like, what products will be on your plate and how tasty and…

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