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Remembrance of Tarkhun Past
November 01, 2015

Remembrance of Tarkhun Past

By Jennifer Eremeeva

Moscow has seen a surge in food truck festivals. Jennifer Eremeeva went to check one out and found one of the most popular proprietors on site was offering an old Georgian drink filled with nostalgia... and tarragon.

How the Upper Crust Dined
September 01, 2015

How the Upper Crust Dined

By Darra Goldstein

The nineteenth-century St. Petersburg aristocrat Petr Pavlovich Durnovo regularly entertained at his mansion on the city’s fashionable English Embankment. Thanks to a trove of his dinner menus from 1857-1858, we can get a good sense of the foods that the mid-century aristocracy enjoyed.

Summer on the Amur
September 01, 2014

Summer on the Amur

By Alexander Sherstobitov

What could be more Russian than enjoying freshly cooked shashlyk at the summer dacha? Yet summer has many "seasons" of its own. And they vary even within regions.

Dine Like a Pomor
January 01, 2014

Dine Like a Pomor

By Darra Goldstein

Cod was once scorned in Russia. Now it is properly seen as a delicacy. Start the New Year off right with this version of the fish with an egg and butter sauce.

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