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Margarita Kolendra
Without wishing to insult anyone, the way I see it, Mexican cuisine doesn’t require all that much thought – at least, not when it comes to executing the pretty basic dishes that ex-pats demand. What it does need, mind you, is a little bit of know-how and a bag...
Bistro Z

Bistro Z

Restaurants 10 December 2017 0

There’s no shortage of places in Warsaw claiming to serve ‘food from the heart’, but not many do so with as the same integrity and passion as Bistro Z. Regarded as a pearl of Praga, the look is well-balance, chic but homely, while the cooking is firmly oriented around...
Notes: Pod Sowami

Notes: Pod Sowami

Blog 4 December 2017 0

There’s a chance I might never be allowed across the bridge after this confession, but when I think of Old Praga I think of half-wrecked buildings and foul-smelling corridors leading to dank, squalid courtyards. But change is afoot: islands of prosperity are emerging as the area takes stop-start steps...
Notes: Margarita Kolendra

Notes: Margarita Kolendra

Blog 28 November 2017 0

Already hailed for their operation out in the nether reaches of Mokotów, the Mexican team behind Kolendra have expanded to open up on Okrzei, a shabby street that’s gradually gentrifying. It’s a small, budget-minded interior that feels like it was assembled in a hurry – yet rather than being...
Margarita Kolendra

Margarita Kolendra

Restaurants 8 November 2017 0

With neither Polish nor English spoken by the staff (at least, not on our visit), the ordering process can be both labored and a little bizarre. Those who survive it are rewarded by commendable quesadillas, interesting chilequilas and quite excellent tacos: hat tip to the Al Pastor. Enjoy them...
Drukarnia

Drukarnia

Restaurants 27 October 2017 0

Wrapped inside an ugly 1950s facade, this former printing house unravels to expose a sensational interior high on retro pieces: jagged-shaped stone floor tiles, a red neon and stern Socialist era statuettes lend a heavy PRL accent, though the big statement at Drukarnia is supplied courtesy of the architecture...
Bródno: A Walk Of Art

Bródno: A Walk Of Art

Features 7 September 2017 0

Perhaps Warsaw’s greatest talent lies in its ability to surprise: just when you think you know the city inside out, bang, it pulls a rabbit out of the hat and leaves you bamboozled. Certainly, that’s the common reaction upon discovering the Bródno Sculpture Park. Set in the darkest depths...
Future Soho

Future Soho

Insider News 28 August 2017 0

Plans for a major redevelopment of Kamionek’s Soho Factory have been made public, with the architectural renderings visualizing the creation of new office, residential and leisure facilities around a ‘heritage zone’ of former factory buildings. Structures such as the cult Neon Museum will be retained as part of this...
Weekend Happenings
Warsaw Orange Festival 2-3 June @ Służewiec, ul. Puławska 266 Warsaw’s biggest music festival has an array of acts booked to perform, among them Kings of Leon, Imagine Dragons, Kodaline and Justice. Tickets from zł. 109-399 @ orangewarsawfestival.pl Comic Con 1-4 June @ Ptak Warsaw Expo, Al. Katowicka 62...
Night of Museums – Praga
Though Praga isn’t necessarily known for its museums, the few that is has have achieved a cult status. In addition, numerous indy galleries and theaters will be welcoming visitors ensuring that even this gritty district will be alive on the night. Museum of Life Under Communism Despite its small...

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