Every year, when Christmas comes, families and friends gather around the table for some special traditions. In many places around the globe, these traditions involve some heart-warming drinks to get everyone feeling merry and spirited.
Foodpairing tasting dinner took place in BARVY restaurant in Kyiv on December 13th. Meals and cocktails, ingredients of which reveal and emphasize the taste of each other in the best possible way, were presented over there.
Are you terrified by annual noisy, untied New Year parties with big friend-of-my friend-friend companies? Try out the fresh celebration concept of the magic Eve from Mille Miglia restaurant at Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv.
Christmas is one of the most beloved and popular holidays in Ukraine. The traditions of celebrating Christmas in Ukraine reach back hundreds of years and boast unique authenticity and interesting rituals.
Photo: Kanapa Facebook Page November 28th, was the date when Great Christmas Lent had started. The traditions of celebrating Christmas in Ukraine reach back hundreds of years and boast unique authenticity and interesting rituals, which also concern food.
Photo: Kotelok Facebook Page This might just be the most stylish place to go for Moules Frites (fried mussels) in Odesa. Recently named as the best city cafe by SALT National Restaurant Awards, Kotelok is a new Odesa restaurant that will awe its visitors with delicious Black Sea region cuisine.
Photo: Provided by National Winery Forum Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, «Ukrainska Pravda» Media Group and «Ukrvinprom» Winery Corporation in association with «Ukrainian Bureau of Grapes and Wines» are happy to announce the Second National Winemaking Forum that will take place in Kyiv on December 14, 2016.
Photo: SALT official web page SALT National Restaurant Awards ceremony was held on December 3rd, 2016 in Kyiv and it named leaders of Ukrainian restaurant and hospitality business. SALT Restaurant Awards is an annual meeting and award ceremony for the best restaurants of Ukraine.
Photo: shutterstock.com Sumptuous American pies and German strudels are perfect food snack for cold winter days. Luckily, Kyiv dining scene is not lacking in places, where foodies can enjoys those pastry creations. «Destinations» rounded up the best places for strudel and pies in Kyiv.
Photo: ZigZag Facebook Page ZiZag is a place for people who enjoy fine wine and good jazz, for those who know a thing or two about Ukrainian avant-garde, for travel junkies and art lovers. Here guest can enjoy the unique atmosphere of old Kyiv and hipster European dining scene.
Photo: Shutterstock.com Good steak needs a good company such as a glass of whiskey for example. Where you can find all of this in Kyiv? Steven Fisher shares his favorite places for a great dinner with meat and whiskey in the capital of Ukraine.
Photo: Vegano Hooligano Lviv Facebook Page For the conscientious diners and consumers among us finding a decent vegan restaurant in Lviv can become quite challenging experience. While the Western world takes veganism very seriously and every city has an exciting array of animal-free foods on offers, Lviv still has a long way to go.
Photo: Bilka Bakery Facebook Page The best places for dessert in Lviv inspire you to throw out all the rules—eat with moderation, save the best for last—and give in to sugary bliss, no matter what the time of day.
Photo: Anna Vishtak Oriental, eccentric and a spiced-up bust of flavors, the draw of Chinese/Thai cuisine is getting stronger each year in the capital of Ukraine, so where are those promising plates hiding? From authentic Asian fast-food dishes to Pan-Asian fine dining, KITAI restaurant in Kyiv is a haven for Thai/Asian food, and its exquisite menu is the proof to it.
Photo: shutterstock.com From classic flavors to oddball riffs, these top-notch Parisian cookies quickly conquered popularity among Kyiv dwellers. «Destinations» offers the list of places where you can enjoy the best macarons in the city.
Photo: Canadian Club Kiev Facebook Page Canadian cuisine is fairly under-represented within the North American culinary landscape, and never more so than here in Ukraine, where it seems to be confined to fried bacon and maple syrup. Canadian Club Restaurant, which recently has opened on Pechersk in Kiev, is here to change all that. Canadian Club Restaurant is essentially a place to have some hearty delicious dinner and maple syrup cocktails after that.
Photo: GRUN facebook page Kyiv’s dining scene is constantly evolving. Ukraine’s capital dwellers are a fast-moving bunch fixated on what's new and is happening around them. As much as guests and locals love long-time establishments and neighborhood standbys they also want to know the hottest and the best new restaurants Kyiv has to offer.
Photo: shutterstock.com.ua Whether it's fine dining, pizza and burgers or some exotic cuisines, Kyiv has some great restaurants when it comes to satisfying your tastebuds. Tripadvisor, global travel resource, names the best Kyiv restaurants according to its readers’ reviews.
Dr. Christoph Späti, Deputy Head of Mission and Counsellor at the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine and Moldova, has been living in Kyiv for a couple of years already with his wife Tamar and their three children. Tamar and Christoph surprised me by telling me that it was their preferred choice to come to live to Ukraine. Why did they make such a decision and are they still happy living in the biggest country of Eastern Europe where political, economic and social changes are taking place?
After Eurovision Grand Final show the audience was simply awed by the interval act of the Ukrainian electronic band ONUKA. Many Ukrainians in their social media accounts wondered why ONUKA wasn’t the one to represent Ukraine in Eurovision 2017, while numerous international Eurovision fans said that all the contestants were great, but the live gig by ONUKA simply blew their minds.