Unlike bears on the streets, Russian (aka Olivier) salad, borsch, pelmeni, and vodka aren't going anywhere from daily life in the country. True.
Also true is that in recent years modern Russian cuisine has been gaining popularity with some outlets making it to the world's best restaurants lists.
Chef Innokentiy Regentov, a new wave culinary talent currently with Department57 and S.V.CH, jumps on a plane bound from St. Petersburg to get you a firsthand taste of 'why'.
- Buckwheat pate with stroganina (beef)
- Scallop with salted cucumber
- Venison with plum BBQ and oat porridge
- 'Bird's milk' cake
And yes, an ice cold shot of vodka.
Price 40 EUR / person
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