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Best of Warsaw 2022: re-launch
When it came to revivals, there were none bigger in 2022 than the resuscitation of the Blue Cactus… When the Blue Cactus closed in 2017 after twenty-years of service, was that really the end? No, it was just the end of the first chapter. Revived in two parts over... Read more
Best of Warsaw 2022: New Restaurant
When it came to deciding Warsaw’s Best New Restaurant, the voting was straight forward – Tuna… Head chef and co-owner Martin Gimenez Castro requires no introduction; first bursting onto the public radar in 2013 when he stormed to victory in the inaugural season of Top Chef Polska in 2013,... Read more
Best of Warsaw 2022: Ice Cream
Continuing our Best of Warsaw rundown, it’s time to turn our minds to our favorite category of all! Whilst Warsaw is now spoiled for ice cream choices, it’s Dal Dalla Gelato that wins our race… It’s always heartwarming to hear of someone chucking in the rat race to pursue... Read more
Turn It On! Neons Of Elektrownia Powiśle
When Elektrownia Powiśle opened in 2020, the headlines forked off in every direction possible: the food, the stores, the architecture and the vibe. But for all that, few if any picked up on the secret, subliminal ingredient that made it such a joy. More than just pleasing eye candy,... Read more
The Ultimate Wisła Guide!
Glimpse… The Future Seen as a shiny, strange orb, find a time capsule sitting on the river’s boulevards until the end of this month. Scheduled to be opened in ten years’ time – and thereafter at 25-year intervals – possibly the bigger point of interest are the wacky historic... Read more
Warsaw Eco Playground A World First
Designed by the London-based ecoLogicStudio, the project allows children to play inside a cylindrical AirBubble containing the purest air in the city. Set outside the innovative Copernicus Science Center, the solar-powered structure has been kitted out with soft, squidgy seating and hanging ropes – by jumping on these, children... Read more
In Focus: Elektrownia’s Foodie Heroes
Philly’s Finest As street food pleasures go, is there little finer than biting into the true taste of Philadelphia: the legendary cheesesteak. As the face behind Poland’s first dedicated cheesesteak stop, Alan Bohinski speaks about the glory of this delicacy… WI: What’s the MAGIC of the Philly Cheesesteak! AB:... Read more
Plug In To… Elektrownia Powiśle
Background Brief Even in a country that has embraced reviving its historic industrial landmarks, the transformation of the Elektrownia power plant has been nothing short of spectacular – a point affirmed by its recent award from City Hall as the capital’s best new example of “Commercial Architecture”. Built first... Read more
Powiśle: 26 Things You NEED To Do
Editorial note: for the avoidance of doubt, we’ve used Google maps to define what constitutes the boundaries of Powiśle. Instagram… A Mural Like the rest of Warsaw’s upcoming areas Powiśle is sprinkled with murals, the most famous of which is Captain America on Zajęcza 8. Painted in 2012 by... Read more
Warsaw’s Food Halls & Happenings
The easing of covid restrictions has been marked by the reactivation of Warsaw’s food halls – following a ‘safety first’ approach by stringently following the requisite hygiene measures, distancing rules and safety guidelines, it is in these food and drink hubs you’ll find the spirit of modern Warsaw! Elektrownia... Read more