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How KFC founder Colonel Sanders fulfilled Ostap Bender's dream of white pants
It is believed that the most fruitful period of human destiny is youth. It is at this time that people find their calling, open companies and write their first books.…

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You can easily find typical sausage and sauerkraut in Cologne, the city has long expanded its culinary repertoire outside the German stereotype, having mastered international cuisine. Michelin stars now adorn…

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Over the course

Menu from Boulanger, or what was served to visitors of the first French restaurants

The menu of the first restaurant in Paris did not differ in a wide selection of dishes. It was possible to order only broth or soup. And these dishes had a therapeutic purpose – to “restore the life” of visitors.

People from ancient times believed that soup is an excellent remedy. Recent studies have shown that chicken soup has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. But already at the beginning of the XII century, doctors recommended chicken soup to fight colds. And even the world’s first restaurant served only liquid dishes, in particular broths.
In the 1700s, the French catering system was quite developed. At that time, most city dwellers did not have full kitchens in their homes. And so most Parisians ate from common boilers of street vendors or in local hotels. Continue reading

More than just a museum: the favorite hotel of Picasso in France
It is difficult to say what it really is - a hotel, restaurant or museum. This unique place in the legendary Provence successfully combines gastronomic and aesthetic pleasures. In the…

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The legendary restaurant "Yar"
The French tavern Yar, and later the legendary Russian restaurant, was a cult place of Moscow bohemia of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In terms of luxury, high quality…

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Zheleznaya Bella: For which an employee of the Soviet public catering was sentenced to be shot
Bella Borodkina in the 1970s and early 1980s headed the Gelendzhik food service, was considered a respected person. And then she was suddenly arrested and sentenced to death. This was…

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