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Behind Kitchen Doors
Chef Joseph Seeletso has been at the forefront of Warsaw’s culinary rise. Now, you too can learn the tricks of the trade from the master himself. The cult of the chef has long been celebrated out west; in Poland, however, it’s a phenomena that remains in its infancy. That’s... Read more
Every Dog has its Day
Beata Konarska is one half of the Konarska-Konarski studio, alongside husband Paweł Konarski. They are the couple behind the celebrated bar/design studio Pies Czy Suka (Dog or Bitch). Here Konarska tells the Insider about her inspirations, her work and the Polish world of design. WI: What influenced you to... Read more
Smooth Hoperator
Forget the mega brands, Polish beer is being given a new lease of life by the backwater breweries: places like Browar Konstancin. Past Warsaw city limits, and down a bumpy track of puddles and potholes, something truly wonderful is brewing – literally. Operating since 1993, Browar Konstancin have built... Read more

Siren Call

Features 5 June 2013 0

As a thirty-something designer who grew up in Kraków and Zakopane, PLICH has made a splash on the Warsaw fashion scene: he is a household name to all the glamorous starlets of Polish cinema. After making a name for himself among local fashionistas and opening a boutique on Mokotowska,... Read more
The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Features 5 June 2013 0

In a city largely bypassed by art, the Insider talks to Katarzyna Haber, curator of the widely and wildly celebrated Apteka Sztuki gallery. WI: What’s the concept behind the gallery? KH: The gallery was founded as a place without boundaries. Originally it was supposed to be dedicated to the... Read more
In Love with Organic
Once a bastion of unhealthy eating, Warsaw has found an appetite for natural food. Leading the trend is BioBazar, Warsaw’s first truly organic market. The BioBazar is many things at once – a huge market selling organic products (most being certified as such), a place to learn more about... Read more
The X Tractor

The X Tractor

Features 2 June 2013 0

So, here’s two words you won’t associate with communism: efficiency and productivity. And why on earth would you? It took little less than 40 years for communism to crack, though the warning indicators were on well before that. Don’t believe us? Then take the example of Ursus. While the... Read more