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Features 1 September 2014 0

Well Done: Warsaw’s Top Meat-ing Points
Looking to squeeze out some more outdoor grilling before it gets too cold? Check out these great sources for the best meat in town. Befsztyk (Puławska 176/178) The Prokopowicz family has been running this business since 1994 and many will argue this butchery is ‘top of the chops’, and... Read more
Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

Features 29 August 2014 0

Cult brewery AleBrowar have been left fuming by the Żabka chain after the high street giant started selling Polski Chmiel – an inferior beer with a near identical design to AleBrowar’s Rowing Jack. It’s not the first time Żabka have been accused of plagiarism; in 2012 Browar Czarnków took... Read more
Around Plac Grzybowski
Take a look at what’s around Warsaw’s most sensational plac. Cafe Próżna (Próżna 12) The overdue renovation of the building might make for a loud and dusty afternoon coffee, but Próżna remains just about the cutest café for miles. Beautiful soups and an intensely artistic, almost Krakowian spirit.  ... Read more
The High Life

The High Life

Features 26 August 2014 0

Helmut Jahn’s Cosmopolitan is the latest tower to add sparkle to the skyline – and what a pretty thing… No longer a stumpy adolescent, Warsaw has grown up – fast. Zipping to the 44th floor of Cosmopolitan, vertigo sets in as we press our noses to the floor-to-ceiling windows.... Read more
Where Angels Fear to Tread
Not even the world’s biggest Jesus draws the tourists to Świebodzin county – and they don’t know what they’re missing… The Insider discovers Poland’s best kept secret. (By Alex Webber | Photos Ed Wight)  That Tesco over there is a piece of history – go on, have guess when... Read more
The Mane Attraction

The Mane Attraction

Features 16 August 2014 0

Not sure what to expect turning up at the 70th Warsaw Derby, the Insider finds thrills, spills and high couture. Standing in the VIP section overlooking the course, we gaze down on a sea of color and finery, marveling at the flow of confident Darcy-esque gents and the magnificently... Read more
Expat Confidential

Expat Confidential

Features 14 August 2014 0

Our earwigging bar spy returns with more tall tales of expat woe overheard in the bars and clubs of the capital city… “Years ago I was working for a five star hotel in Warsaw – one of the big, famous chains. We’d decided to upgrade the TVs from the... Read more
In the Long Run

In the Long Run

Features 13 August 2014 0

Thirty one years old, the Warsaw branch of the Hash House Harriers is a bona fide ex-pat institution. We learn more about their heritage and tradition… People I never expected to meet in Warsaw, part one: a witch doctor. And not just any witch doctor but The Witch Doctor.... Read more
Off the Card Cocktails
When the drink menus look like they are carved in stone, try ordering off the menu. Here are five places we love to chat n sip with the bartender. Leniviec (Poznańska 7) There were natural suspicions when Leniviec made the transition from coffee to cocktails, but whose laughing now?... Read more