Restaurant Review: Volna

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! Volna, which means wave in Russian, is the first restaurant you’ll see on the Brighton […]

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Restaurant Review: Le Soleil

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! I continue my exploration of the Brighton Beach boardwalk with a visit to Le Soleil, formerly […]

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Restaurant Review: Tatiana Grill

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! With spring finally here, why not have dinner on the Brighton Beach boardwalk? Tatiana Grill, a […]

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Restaurant Review: Vernissage

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! This time, we got out of New York City to visit Vernissage in Hawthorne, NJ. Located in […]

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Vladimir Poutine

Vladimir Poutine

Poutine is a dish from Quebec consisting of French fries and cheese curds topped with gravy. Not very Eastern European, you may say. I could argue that there’s nothing more Russian than a recipe containing both potatoes and cheese, but that’s not the point. Poutine is also the French spelling of Vladimir Putin‘s last name, […]

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Restaurant Review: Russian Samovar

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! On 52nd Street and Broadway, Russian Samovar spares you the endless trips out to Brighton Beach […]

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Restaurant Review: Skovorodka

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! First up, Skovorodka in Brighton Beach: Conveniently located by the B and Q trains, Skovorodka, which […]

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