Best of Warsaw 2016/17
Key figures from the city’s food and drinks sector converged on the Sofitel on Thursday evening for the13th annual edition of the Warsaw Insider’s prestigious Best of Warsaw Awards. Firmly established as one of the social highlights of the year, the principle categories were once more decided by an... Read more
The Next Big Thing: Trends
In the international scheme of things you’d struggle to call Warsaw a trend-maker. But a trend-taker? You bet. If someone comes up with a good idea or, for that matter, any idea, you can expect it to be replicated a thousand times over by the time the sun sets.... Read more
2016 Year In Review (Part II)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
2016: Year In Review (Part 1)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
Carp(e) Diem

Carp(e) Diem

Features 24 December 2016 0

With carp scaring the living daylights out of most, herring becomes an unlikely hero on Christmas Eve. Too bad that, in the words of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, much of it comes “pickled in brutally acidic vinegar, which obliterates their oily succulence and flavor.” Instead, try marinating your own, while also... Read more
Review: Wabu

Review: Wabu

FeaturesReviews 14 December 2016 0

Wabu: remember them? Originally opened on Krucza, the place rose to prominence for premium sushi the like of which Warsaw had not tasted before. Inexplicably, just as word was spreading about their brilliance, they closed. The city despaired. As it turns out, this was a temporary measure and now,... Read more
The Christmas Spire!
The spirit of Christmas has touched down on Pl. Europejski with Warsaw’s newest urban square presenting a dizzy headrush of cascading colors and glimmering illuminations. Thick with the festive scent of mulled wine and seasonal food, Pl. Europejski’s Christmas contribution goes further to include an ice rink and a... Read more
Review: Dos Tacos
Who doesn’t like asking for something that’s ‘under the counter’. It’s an action that promises something illicit and hidden: forbidden fruit savored only by those with a taste for the taboo. In the case of Dos Tacos, doing so means enquiring about their range of ‘salsa clandestinas’: extra hot... Read more
Hello, Mr. President

Hello, Mr. President

Features 12 November 2016 0

With the American election set for November, we turn back the clock to remember previous Polish excursions by US presidents… BY STUART DOWELL Seven US presidents have made a total of thirteen visits to Poland. During all of those visits, the US head of state spent time in Warsaw... Read more
Platter by Karol Okrasa
Airless and anodyne: that’s the reputation Warsaw’s hotel restaurants are unfairly lumped with. True, the balance tips towards sterile, stifling boxes serving food to the masses, yet likewise, it’s remiss to overlook those that are doing something special. Their number is few, but there’s a noisy minority that are... Read more

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