The history of vodka, and where to drink it in Moscow restaurants
January 31 in the gastronomic calendar is unofficially appointed the birthday of vodka. The choice of this date is supported by the fact that on this day in 1865, Dmitry…

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Welcome to the family - business clans in HoReCa
Food - as a symbol - has always been associated with family, life, and hearth. Since people acquired their first social connections, and at the same time learned to fry…

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A tasteful journey to Ireland
The concept of the Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine is based on the fact that all workshops, round tables and tastings are conducted by writers or journalists. The…

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The best children’s cafes in St. Petersburg

For children, every trip to the cafe is a special event. Even if we are talking about an ordinary family lunch or dinner, reinforcements during a long walk. What can we say about such solemn occasions as birthdays! We have compiled a list of the most interesting, original and beloved by visitors of children’s cafes in St. Petersburg, which will help you navigate the variety of establishments and choose the best.
Fairy-tale cafe “Cinderella” The name is fully consistent with the content. As soon as they cross the threshold, guests of the children’s cafe fall into the world of fairy tales and magic. Here little princes and princesses will find a real castle filled with mysterious curved mirrors, a huge game room with all kinds of entertainments, including a real slide, and much more. Especially for birthdays in the cafe, original programs are developed and thought out to the smallest detail. Any of them is available on a turnkey Continue reading

Asian trend: why do we like sweets and spicy so much?

The trend in Asian cuisine has been holding for more than one year, but in 2018 it reached its peak. The share of the restaurant market with a Pan-Asian concept, according to experts, is now up to 10-15%, which is comparable with another leader in gastronomy – Italian cuisine. How did the trend for Asia arise, why do we like the combination of spicy, sour, spicy and sweet, and how long these tastes last for a long time in Moscow restaurants, read below.

“Panasia” – what is it all about?
The prefix “Pan-Asian” is now used by many restaurants that open their doors in St. Petersburg and beyond. But what is it? Perhaps a stupid question, Continue reading

Top 7 favorite children’s dishes

Chicken cutlet with mashed potatoes
Undoubtedly, in the first place is a chicken cutlet with mashed potatoes. This dish at the same time combines the beneficial properties and taste of classic Russian cuisine. Mashed potato is one of the best side dishes for children, it has a texture suitable for babies and is well digested. To diversify the diet, mashed potatoes can add boiled pumpkin or celery, such an addition will significantly improve the taste and increase the level of usefulness of the dish. However, as everyone knows, the vitamins of children are of little interest, therefore, to please the little gourmets, you can add grated cheese to the puree.

Use the secret of famous chefs: beat mashed potatoes with a mixer or blender, so it turns out really airy! Continue reading

Guest Guide: Tel Aviv
10 places not to be missed in Tel Aviv: port of jaffa According to ancient Greek myth, Perseus liberated Andromeda here, and in the Old Testament, Noah built the ark…

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Sweet journey: 5 desserts that you did not know about
Today's sweet tooth is hard to surprise: all kinds of shops and coffee houses offer hundreds of desserts from different countries. Here you have Austrian strudel, and Japanese sweet rolls…

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10 restaurants in Paris overlooking the Eiffel Tower
Every traveler, once in Paris, seeks to see with his own eyes the main attraction of the country, which has become its symbol - the Eiffel Tower. And real gourmets…

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The 10 best restaurants in Munich
The culinary life of the Bavarian capital arouses fundamental disagreements among gourmets. Some argue that Munich is a gastronomic desert that offers exclusively pork shank, fried sausages, sauerkraut and German…

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