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Review: Zoni
The Chef Looks who’s back! Regarded as Poland’s most maverick chef, Aleksander Baron returns to the trenches having traded in the hipster era confines of Solec 44 for Zoni, the banner restaurant of the Koneser complex. Famed for his devotion to local ingredients and little-known techniques, few push boundaries...
The Regeneration Game
Conducting a headcount of new or emerging skyscrapers is one way to judge Warsaw’s progress. But on ground level, there’s just as much action occurring in the old pre-war factories that stud the town… Koneser Entered via a set of hyper spooky Neo Gothic gates, the exciting surrounding Praga’s...
Food & Drink Diary

Food & Drink Diary

Blog 2 July 2018 0

It’s been a great month to gallivant around the bars and restaurants of Warsaw, with several highs and lows recorded in our ongoing quest to smash the scales and live life to the max… Firstly, and nothing says June more than a big glass of Pimms. A growing number...
Lata 60-te

Lata 60-te

Shopping 28 June 2018 0

Specializing in expertly restored furniture pieces from the 50s and 60s, visit this atmospheric Praga-side showroom to pick out a retro statement piece for your home. Lata 60-te ul. 11 Listopada 54, website
WuWu

WuWu

Going Out 27 June 2018 0

Open round-the-clock, this 24-hour bar is the place in which to enjoy a prodigious choice of vodka inside a chic, dimly-lit environment that resounds to the singalong hits of communist Poland. Serving classic drinking bites (sour cream and herring, beef tartar, etc.) and an array of expertly fixed cocktails,...
Notes: Zoni

Notes: Zoni

Blog 19 June 2018 0

Guess who’s back! Hailed by many as Poland’s most maverick chef, Aleksander Baron returns to the gastronomic frontline having traded in the hipster era confines of Solec 44 for Zoni, the banner restaurant of the Koneser complex. Visually stunning, it represents a complete escape from the grungy bunker from...
Polish Vodka Museum Opens!
The regeneration of Praga’s Koneser Factory took a significant step forward today with the official opening of the Polish Vodka Museum – allegedly the first museum of its kind anywhere in the world. Set inside a 19th century distillery that once kept both locals and occupying Russian troops supplied...
On The Market
Work has begun on dismantling swathes of Bazar Różycki, a legendary marketplace once synonymous with black market dealings and shady gang wars. Originally founded in 1874 by pharmacist Julian Różycki, it’s since become entrenched in Praga folklore, playing a central part in the development of the local dialect, culture...
Football: AKS ZŁY
Away from the bright lights of the Ekstraklasa, a football revolution has stirred in the dark depths of Praga… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Way before I fell in love with someone, I fell in love with something. That something was football. I had just turned...
Review: Bistro Pod Sowami
The Area Disclosure: ask me to think of Old Praga and I think of half-wrecked buildings with foul-smelling corridors leading to dark, squalid courtyards. Sure, I’m no longer paranoid that I’ll get my throat cut at every turn, but that’s hardly an endorsement. But the truth is, change is...

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