Moscow Rules, Part 9: The New Danilovsky Market

Back in the USSR, markets offered a variety of fresh produce, meat, cured fish, and other foods, whether from the nearby countryside or the other end of the country, that you’d have been hard-pressed to find in shortage-plagued stores. Just imagine: in the 1980s, in the dead of Moscow’s winter, you could buy a duck, […]

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Siberian Bird Cherry Cake and Lingonberry-Dill Sundae

Siberian Bird Cherry Cake and Lingonberry-Dill Sundae

There are many dishes on the menus of the two restaurants I just reviewed – Omulyovaya Bochka and Chemodan – that most diners will have never encountered before, often prepared with Siberian fish, game meat, or berries. One of the most intriguing, in my opinion, is the bird cherry cake. If unfamiliar with bird cherry […]

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