Notes: Naam Thai

Notes: Naam Thai

Blog 13 January 2020 0

Going back a few years you’d have found Naam consistently flagged as the best Thai in town. The crown was lost with the departure of their original chef, but that hasn’t stopped this remaining a staunch neighborhood mainstay. Positioned on the border of Saska K and Gocław, there’s no... Read more
Notes: Moxy Warsaw Praga

Notes: Moxy Warsaw Praga

Blog 10 January 2020 0

With hotels increasingly marketing themselves as ‘lifestyle-led experiences’, it makes sense that one of the biggest openings of 2019, Moxy, has made its design-forward bar its focal point and heart. Uber trendy, it’s a hotel bar alright, it’s just unlike anything you’ve seen before. Stacked high with wacky odds... Read more
Indian Head To Head!

Indian Head To Head!

Blog 28 December 2019 0

Haggard old veteran that I am, there’s a few things I miss about the Warsaw of old. Rumors, for one. They used to spread like wildfire, and they’d reach their peak when the word turned to curry: at least, they did if you were the holder of a passport... Read more
Notes: Koneser Grill

Notes: Koneser Grill

Blog 12 December 2019 0

De-formalizing the dining experience whilst placing wine at the core of their offer, few restaurant groups can claim to be as influential as Ferment, a group widely credited with shepherding the city away from stiff fine dining haunts and into surroundings more casual. Popularizing the modern bistro format whilst... Read more
Weekend Break: Korzkiew

Weekend Break: Korzkiew

Blog 29 November 2019 0

Ravishing as Kraków is, doesn’t it make a pleasant change to escape the pissed-up stags and earnest novelists in-the-making. And this, you can easily do for just fifteen kilometers north stands Zamek Korzkiew. Forming part of the Eagle’s Nest trail of medieval castles, this 14th century fortification caps a... Read more
Notes: Bibenda

Notes: Bibenda

Blog 28 November 2019 0

Now firmly enshrined in local lore, Bibenda are pretty much the first name out of the hat when the subject turns to casual dining – others do it well, but few do it better. The menu declares Bibenda to be ‘a celebration of food, drink and togetherness’, and that’s... Read more
Beer Festival Retrospective
Dubbed the most successful to date, the eleventh edition of the bi-yearly Warsaw Beer Festival cemented its status as Central Europe’s most prestigious beer festival following three days of unhinged beer geek madness. Attracting 16,000 visitors over the course of its duration, the event gathered 51 breweries and saw... Read more
Notes: Mr. Greek Souvlaki

Notes: Mr. Greek Souvlaki

Blog 30 September 2019 0

With Warsaw’s ethnic options branching into increasingly diverse directions, there have been times when more familiar cuisines have often felt forgotten. Take Greek, for instance, a sector that appears to have floundered and flatlined since its heyday many moons back. The balance, however, stands to be redressed, and all... Read more
Notes: Mięsny

Notes: Mięsny

Blog 31 August 2019 0

What’s not to like about a butcher, deli and bistro all rolled into one meaty treat. Set down a leafy side street in posh Saska Kępa, this Saska Keeper presents a handful of wooden tables inside a monochrome-floored, white-tiled interior adorned with an azure-colored neon and graphic illustrative wall... Read more
Hot This August: Otwarta Ząbkowska
More than just another street, Ząbkowska has long been considered Praga’s spiritual gateway – in layman’s terms, a place where ‘things happen’. A celebration of art, literature, film, music, theater and food, the annual Otwarta Ząbkowska festival is the physical manifestation of this, a prism through which the area... Read more