New street food joint has recently opened near Golden Gate subway station in the heart of Kyiv. «Zamis» offers wide variety of «pelmeni» and «varenyky» with various fillings and sauces, all freshly made, boiled and served.
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.
Kyiv perepichka is pieces of fried dough enclosing a mouthwatering sausage. The kiosk (3, Bohdana Khmelnytskoho street) selling this iconic Kyiv fast-food became a local institution long before the first 'hot dog' hit the town. Perepichka is an essential Kyiv experience.
Recently opened at Podil, Noyabr Restaurant («November» in Ukrainian) is a brain-child of a popular Ukrainian showman Iliya Noyabrov. Mr. Noyabrov has recently published a book «Kyiv Cuisine», which turned out to be an instant success; so the author decided to turn theory into reality in his new restaurant.
Gra z Vognem (Game with Fire) is a restaurant of new Ukrainian cuisine from high-quality local products. The restaurant confirms: modern Ukrainian cuisine has deep traditions and is incredibly delicious; it is an ideal combination of the best local products, endless imagination and gastronomic experiments.
Aeneas pop-up café is a project of Eneïda exhibition curators and Dmytro Borysov’s gastrofamily recently opened in the National Art Museum of Ukraine. The basis of its concept has two stages of senses.
Any trip to Lviv would be incomplete without attending this iconic Restaurant-Kneipp. "Kryivka" (it means «the bunker» in Ukrainian) is the most visited restaurant in Europe (at least according to the information provided on the official web page) with over 1 000 000 visitors per year. This place is dedicated and themed around Ukrainian Rebel Army (UPA) who fought for the Ukrainian independence (with both Nazi Germany and Red Army) during WW2.
There is one feature that differs all restaurants of Dmytro Borysov’s Gastrofamily from the others – great cuisine in a very friendly atmosphere. It means that no matter what restaurant you choose you will be definitely satisfied with your meal and high service as well as you will appreciate comfort and design of the place. The new Kanapka Bar became one more pearl of these network of restaurants.
Since the day Baczewski Restaurant had opened the doors to welcome its first guests, it became one of the most popular dining destinations in Lviv. Many foodies book tables weeks in advance to discover authentic Galician region cuisine as well as to enjoy a meal in one of the mist atmospheric interiors in town.
Dima Borisov restaurant family is celebrating the opening of the new venue. Chicken Kyiv, Mono-product restaurant, is located on Khreshchatyk street in the heart of Ukraine’s capital and it offers an interesting take on the iconic chicken dish well known and beloved all over the world.
Chicken Kyiv is one of the traditional Kyiv meals, usually made of tender chicken fillet with a piece of butter inside. This tasty dish is loved by locals as well as by foreigners. According to the legend, in the end of XIX century employees of “Kyiv” restaurant decided to leave a bone in fowl cutlet (cotelette de volaille) and to wrap this bone into a curlpaper, so that it would be easy to eat the meal with fingers. That is how famous Chicken Kyiv was born. Let us consider the best recipes of this delicious Kyiv dish.
Syrnik is one of the best-known Slavic desserts. Usually it is a fried cake made of curd and flour with delicious additives such as apples, nuts, berries or dried apricots, served with sour cream or jam. Its traditional Ukrainian variant, Lviv Syrnik, is undoubtedly one of the must try dishes of Ukrainian cuisine. Let us consider cafes and restaurants, which offer the best Lviv Syrnik in Kyiv.
Travelers who have visited Kyiv are surely familiar with the main confectionary pride of the Ukrainian capital. This is exceptionally delicious Kyiv cake, cooked by unique recipe. In Soviet times, a box with a Kyiv cake inside was one of the most desirable souvenirs from Kyiv. Destinations tells about the interesting history of this culinary masterpiece.
Sofiyska square in Kyiv is one of the best places, where you can keep in touch with Eurovision 2017 song contest and to find the ways to entertain yourself until 15th of May. Every day there are live concerts on the stage of the fan-zone and high level food court.
Prynada Ukrainian Café became a pleasant addition to Kyiv vibrant restaurant scene. This is the restaurant of contemporary Ukrainian cuisine. The menu cherishes Ukrainian gastronomical traditions giving them an interesting modern culinary twist.
Tourists from all corners of the world arrive in this ancient city every summer to enjoy the salty water of the Black Sea and sandy beaches under hot Odesa’s sun. In addition to beautiful nature and exciting history this city can boast numerous cafes and restaurants. Assol, Kumanets, Dacha, U Gostmana and Kartoplyaniki are the most popular of them. Here the locals and tourists can always taste a variety of delicious dishes of Ukrainian cuisine as well as have a friendly chat.
This year Maslyanytsya starts on February 20th, 2017 and will last till February 26th, 2017. It is country’s most picturesque and cheerful holiday, which is traditionally accompanied by songs, dances and large-scale feasts. The east Slavs also call this holiday Butter Week or Pancake Week.
We met with Olga Businello in Kyiv after her long day of flights, but, nevertheless, her eyes were shining and her smile sincerely welcomed me. It was her first visit to Ukraine. This strong and at the same time tender woman is the Manager of a huge Valpolicella wine consortium, that includes more than 2000 wineries and production companies famous all over the world with its Amarone wine. She was the first lady in Italy and in Europe who got that high position. Daily challenges made her the highly professional manager of a serious business. And today this wonderful woman discovers Ukraine.