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Wounds Of War: Mokotów 1944
Falling under the scope of a project first initiated in 2019, Wounds of Memory seeks to bring attention to the surviving traces of war. The work of Monument Conservator Office for the Capital City of Warsaw, it’s organizers have emphasized the increasing need to protect what elements have survived... Read more
Review: Gourmet by Café de la Poste
The French Connection Inspired by the French concept of “pour vivre heureux, vivons caches” (“if you want to live happily, live hidden), Café de la Poste first opened in 2013 in the quaint back corner of Stary Bielany. Launched by Tatiana Fremond and her late husband, it stripped away... Read more
Warsaw’s First Social Shop Launches
Selling groceries, clothes and other everyday items at discount prices of up to 50%, the project has been greeted enthusiastically after launching this week. The first such initiative in Warsaw – and only the second in Poland – the store is open to all holders of a low-income certificate... Read more
Uprising Hill To Be Transformed
Found in the city’s Siekierki district, the mound was created in the post-war years from tons of rubble brought from the center. Measuring approximately 35-meters in height, many viewed it as being a symbolic ‘tomb’. Accessed by what is reputedly the longest stairwell in the city, the 350 steps... Read more
Supersize Me: Warsaw’s Top Murals
A mirror of the capital’s own creativity, the once sad walls of Warsaw have been used to channel its artistic spirit through the medium of large format murals. From a crowded field, we pick our favorites from the past and the present… Kamien i Co by Wiktor Malinowski (2009)... Read more
Delivery Hero: Gringo To The Rescue!
Mex-cellent Stuff! As the implications of a restaurant shutdown ring around Poland’s F&B sector, those involved in the industry have struck back in a spirited bid to keep the segment afloat – if the public can’t get to the restaurant, then take the restaurant to the public! Though delivery... Read more
Café Iluzjon

Café Iluzjon

Going Out 1 March 2020 0

Set within a socialist realist era building, and attached to a cult independent cinema, the pluses here are numerous: sparing interiors that emphasize the natural heritage of the building, an exciting vegan menu, locally roasted specialty coffee and a range of experimental beers. To see it at its best,... Read more


Going Out 26 February 2020 0

Looking a charmingly rudimentary from the outside (a wooden bench, wobbly ashtray and plastic crates), step through a battered door plastered with stickers to be instantly seduced by a tiny locale with 1930s floor tiles and no shortage of collectible junk: Polaroids, postcards, books and mags. Polish roasteries are... Read more
Bocca Bar & Bistro

Bocca Bar & Bistro

Restaurants 25 February 2020 0

A swipe of the curtain draped over the entrance takes you to a world far removed from the office blocks outside – a relaxed sanctuary of sorts, the lounge-like vibe is emphasized through the generous use of comfortable armchairs, warm lighting, plush fabrics and so forth. And with a... Read more
Dziurka od Klucza

Dziurka od Klucza

Restaurants 24 February 2020 0

Upping sticks from their spiritual home in Powiśle, the DoK team have magically teleported themselves to Fort 8 where they’ve carried on much as before: knocking out beautiful homemade pasta and other Italian staples that go far beyond mere good. This they do in a spectacular vaulted interior decked... Read more

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