Demanding Spaniards as customers
So, we continue our notes on a hyper-relevant topic during the summer holidays: it is impossible to be in Spain and not go to a restaurant, but how to choose…

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Best restaurants in Cologne
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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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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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 village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, at one time there were Modigliani, Picasso, Matisse, Cocteau, Sartre, Yves Montand, Sophia Loren and Alain Delon. In order to stay here for free, the artists painted and presented them to the hotel. Therefore, the hotel-restaurant “Golden Dove” (La Colombe d’Or), which is called the “gastronomic temple of art”, has long turned into a real museum, open to all comers.

La Colombe d’Or belongs to the same family, from its inception in 1920 to the present. At first it was an ordinary cafe with a terrace, where locals could drink wine in the fresh air and dance. Then a small hotel was opened here. Soon, people of creativity began to visit the picturesque Provence – the owner of the hotel, Paul Roux himself, was a novice artist and tried to help his fellow craftsmen. Continue reading

Water and stone, ice and fire: 7 of the most unusual restaurants in the world

The juiciest steak is the one prepared in the vent of the volcano, and the most comfortable breakfast, of course, is the one that is held in the company of giraffes. The creators of the most original restaurants in the world are absolutely confident in this. In our selection today there are 7 interesting gastronomic places where you should definitely visit at least once in your life!

1. Underwater Restaurant in the Maldives
A visit to the world’s first underwater restaurant in the Maldives, named symbolically Ithaa (which literally means “pearl”), is a real holiday for those who are interested in the underwater world. Having descended to a depth of 5 meters, visitors can enjoy the contemplation of the most beautiful coral reefs and fish scurrying around.
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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

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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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…

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Carles Abellán
Disguised as an ordinary “tapas” gourmet restaurant from the famous chef Carles Abellán - a student of Ferran Adrius, who is involved in many projects of the great master, including…

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Checked by Restoran
Do you like to try something new? If the answer is yes, then read in our review about the new street food projects that are presented on Novy Arbat, 15…

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