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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Restaurant Tilda
November is a transitional period of adaptation to subzero temperatures: you can no longer walk with the thought: “Now something will come across along the way.” The time has come…

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Chef Pavel Petrov. Master classes and what they eat
Over the years of my professional activity, I have conducted many workshops of various formats and contents and formulated important, in my understanding, the rules for their success. I would…

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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 done to women in the period after the Stalinist repressions only twice, and even then only with serial killers. What is the culprit of a catering employee – further in the review.

Bella Naumovna Borodkina began her journey to success with the position of a simple barmaid in Gelendzhik. When her husband passed away a few years after the wedding, the woman plunged headlong into work. Her career developed rapidly: for 10 years, Bella rose to the position of director of a restaurant, and then she was entrusted with managing a local network of canteens, cafes and restaurants.

When high-ranking guests visited Gelendzhik, only Bella Naumovna trusted them to treat them. After all, only she knew how to dispose of in the kitchen so that the tables were simply bursting with dishes and delicacies. Continue reading

Restaurants, coffee houses, kitchen shops and more: How restaurant business has developed in the Russian Empire

Today, restaurants and cafes in the Russian open spaces are a common occurrence. You can find gourmet establishments for those who want a quick bite to eat, for romantic dates and banquets on a grand scale, for every taste and budget. But a few centuries ago, everything was different. In this review, about how in the Russian Empire appeared taverns, kitchen shops, coffee houses, restaurants and other catering establishments.

Restaurants – come on and drink
Initially, taverns were not created at all so that common people would relax in them after hard work. These institutions were pleased to be visited by wealthy people, as well as respectable foreign guests. For example, one of the first taverns in St. Petersburg was opened in 1720 and was located on Trinity Square. It was a public house. He became famous thanks to Peter I, a lover of aniseed vodka. The anisovka in the Tavern house was excellent, and the tsar with pleasure went to the tavern to rest from the affairs of the vain. Continue reading

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