A student gave all her savings for dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant, and that's what the waiter brought her
Everyone has their own ideas about how much dinner can cost in a good restaurant. If you clarify that we are talking about one of the best institutions in the…

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Own restaurant in a small town: advantages and disadvantages
To open a restaurant is a dream of many. But what to do for those who live away from megacities? Is it worth it to start a business in a…

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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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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

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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How KFC founder Colonel Sanders fulfilled Ostap Bender's dream of white pants
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Rice culture in the heart of Spain
Today we will begin the story about specific restaurants with a place that can and should be attributed to the type of “unexpected discovery” or “star in the outback”. This…

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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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