Quality and taste. Five of my favorite restaurants
Gourmets from all over the world come to the restaurant, lost in the Istrian forests, all year round 1.Da Vittorio Italy, Bergamo Just an hour's drive from the capital of…

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Ribambel restaurant took silver at an international competition in Belgium
In Belgium, in Antwerp, the International Leaders Club Awards 2013 (“Palm Branch”) was held. For the first time, a silver palm branch went to a restaurant from Russia Ribambell Restaurant:…

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Palm Branch Award Launched in Moscow
Chefs and owners of 11 restaurant nominees for the Palm Branch Award spoke to reporters at a press conference on the launch of the Palm Branch Festival of Restaurant Concepts…

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The best coffee in Rome

Coffee for Italians is a special national drink. During the day, the inhabitants of Rome usually drink more than one cup, so you can try well-prepared invigorating espresso or delicate cappuccino in the Italian capital at almost every step. However, there are special places where the Romans themselves regularly go with pleasure. Together with the tourist meta-search momondo, we tell you which coffee houses are worth adding to your route through the ancient city.

Sant’Eustachio Il Caffe
Piazza Sant’Eustachio, 82

Strong and dense espresso, one of the best in Rome, according to local stories, you can try it here. The institution has been operating since 1938 and is famous for its own secret mixture of fragrant grains. Moreover, not just ready varieties are mixed here, but raw coffee is bought from different countries and roasted in its own ovens melted by logs. A cafe is located in the very center of the city – not far from the Basilica di Sant’Eustachio church, the roof of which is decorated with the head of a deer with a cross between the branching horns. Continue reading

7 strangest restaurants in the world

You can’t even imagine why people go to a restaurant. A bite to eat – well, that goes without saying. But some of them also set records, someone overcomes fears, and someone wants to be alone. We picked up ten very strange restaurants where visitors come for sure not for food.

Dinner in the Sky, Belgium
Only a very brave people can reserve a table in the Brussels-based Dining Room in the Sky. Because you have to dine at an altitude of 50 meters – this is approximately the level of the 16th floor.

Brussels “Dining Room in the Sky”
The restaurant consists of a huge crane that will raise the platform, which will accommodate a table and 22 guests. Moreover, you can either order the entire table, or several places, in which case you will be seated next to the same extremals. You will be served by waiters and a cook – they will also rise on the platform. Continue reading

Cats, rats and elephants: what Parisians had at the end of the 19th century

The capital of France is famous for its gastronomy. It was in Paris that the first restaurants appeared, as well as many popular gourmet dishes. But there were Parisians and difficult periods. So, during the four months of 1870-1871. The basis of the Parisian menu was horsemeat, meat of dogs and rats. They even ate an elephant from the zoo.

In the summer of 1870, a bloody war broke out between the French Empire and the North German Union. German troops invaded France, Emperor Napoleon III went to the front and was captured in the battle of Sedan. A day later, on September 3, an uprising began in Paris. The September Revolution replaced the emperor and, once again, established the Republic. France was losing the war, and in Paris they were preparing for a siege. In anticipation of the blockade of the 2 millionth city, all products and fuel were taken from neighboring regions, herds of animals they could find were driven in. Continue reading

The top two best restaurants in the world include two Moscow establishments
In Singapore, the annual award ceremony for the World’s Best Restaurants, considered the Oscar of the world of gourmet dishes, took place. Traditionally, the leading gastronomic institutions are defined by…

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Sergey Berezutsky became the best young chef in the world
Russian chef Sergey Berezutsky became the best young chef in 2014 in the world according to Acqua Panna & S. Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year Award The 14th S.…

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16 inspirational examples of underwater restaurants
In recent years, underwater restaurants, in which visitors are invited to combine a meal with admiring the marine life, began to actively appear around the world, and in the Maldives…

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Bread and circuses: The most unusual restaurants in the world
A restaurant in an existing prison, robotic waiters, lunch surrounded by sharks and paid rudeness - some restaurateurs know how to stand out from a number of coffee houses and…

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