Michelin-starred Barcelona restaurants
The Spaniards are great lovers and connoisseurs of good cuisine, since the climate, sea and traditions give them a unique feast culture, joyful, vibrant, with intense tastes and aromas and…

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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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Why shouldn't a restaurant dance to your tune?
For example, there are restaurants that clearly warn that with small children they don’t go to our restaurant or, if they do, then their parents themselves monitor them and their…

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the Institute of Taste

How to develop your gastronomic taste?

Restaurant professionals often complain that the recent past of our country adversely affected the taste preferences of Russians. Soviet cuisine can be safely called a black gastronomic stain, even despite the fact that it brought to everyday life recipes for now such popular dishes as a Kiev patty, beef stroganoff, Leningrad pickle and many others. The creation of such a cuisine was triggered by the policy of slogans from the series “Public catering to the masses”, the post-war economic crisis and for a number of other reasons. But it was not always like that. Russia, at the crossroads of the continents, for centuries absorbed the food culture of its neighbors and enemies: the French, Nords, Asians. But because of the Soviet sausage and canning tinsel, it is sometimes very difficult for restaurant guests to switch to something “less understandable”, because the canceled “taste of childhood” has not been canceled.

The same French have their own gastronomic features. Firstly, the lexical vocabulary of gastronomy in their language tends to infinity, trying to convey all the shades of taste as accurately as possible with words. Secondly, food is not just eating, it is a whole philosophy called savoirvivre (translated from French, “know how to live”), which regularly appears on the pages of the media in a rather voluminous column of the same name. Continue reading

Empire of Kike Dacosta.
So that you don’t have the feeling that I want to empty your wallets with my notes, let's talk in conclusion about whether a good kitchen is always too expensive.…

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How to develop your gastronomic taste?
Restaurant professionals often complain that the recent past of our country adversely affected the taste preferences of Russians. Soviet cuisine can be safely called a black gastronomic stain, even despite…

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Best Munich Restaurants
Of all the restaurants in Munich, there are 10 restaurants with the best reputation in this article. Having explored all these places, you can be sure that you have fully…

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Michelin-starred Barcelona restaurants
The Spaniards are great lovers and connoisseurs of good cuisine, since the climate, sea and traditions give them a unique feast culture, joyful, vibrant, with intense tastes and aromas and…

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