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Xmas At Elektrownia Powiśle
Epitomizing the new live-work-play urban model, no other launch turned more heads in 2020 than Elektrownia Powiśle. But beyond its sceney food and drink concepts, rich and unique retail offer, swanky offices and beautiful setting in a restored power plant, much of its pulling power has been based on...
Hot List 2020: Naboku
Brought to you by the same husband & wife team that created the award-winning Nabo (yep, they basically moved and started anew right next door), the latest instalment of their gastro adventure has quickly proved equally notable – if not more so. Inside a sunny room filled with retro...
Hot List 2020: MOD Donuts
Shoebox in its size, it’s here you’ll find a steady queue lining up for their specialty: award-winning NYC-style donuts that transpire to be things of craft and adventure and irresistible taste. All the better for ignoring chemical nasties and mass-market shortcuts, the playful nature of MOD’s offerings is expressed...
Urbex Photography

Urbex Photography

Features 25 November 2020 0

WI: What’s your fascination with urbex? MW: We live in dynamic times that are dominated by consumption culture. Urbex is the opposite of all that. I can find peace in abandoned places, as well as reminders that our greedy civilization isn’t as indestructible as it likes to think. Any...
New Chopin Neon Announced!
The switch on Warsaw’s newest neon looks set to be flipped on December 18th. Picked via an online vote that saw the public choose between three options, the winning design is the work of Anna Libera and Jan Strumiłło. The pair’s entry will debut on the side of the...
Eighty Years Of The Warsaw Ghetto
Despite numbering around a third of the capital’s population, under the Nazis the capital’s Jews found themselves imprisoned inside an area covering just 2.5% of the city. Considered the most significant Ghetto of the 800 or so in the Third Reich, it was bound by a six-meter high wall...
Best of Warsaw 2020: Outstanding Achievement
Mirosław & Andrzej Nizio It’s unknown for our Food & Drink awards to recognize the achievements of an architect and a businessman, but there can be no doubting the impact that the Nizio brothers have had on modern Warsaw’s gastronomic sector. On the one hand, there’s Mirosław, an architect...
Best of Warsaw: Local Legend
Mięsny (ul. Walecznych 64) One of the few fringe benefits to emerge from the first lockdown was our newfound appreciation of all things local: whether it be a market, a night store or just a small little restaurant that made our newly limited horizons feel that little bit more...
Phoenix From The Flames
Reduced to ashes and dust by the end of the war, the story of Warsaw’s Old Town could easily have been portrayed as one of tragedy. Instead, it is the reverse: the remarkable tale of an indomitable city that never gave up… “I have seen many cities destroyed, but...
Corona Latest: Bars, Restaurants Closed
Reminiscent of the first lockdown in March, from tomorrow all bars, restaurants and cafes will only be permitted to operate take-away and delivery services. Though this policy stands to be reviewed in two weeks’ time, many are already fearing that the latest restrictions will prove catastrophic for a sector...

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