Review: Tahina

Review: Tahina

FeaturesReviews 17 October 2018 0

Looking at Wilcza, it helps to divide it into three sections. You’ve got the flanks, one benefiting from its proximity to Mokotowska, the other feasting on the spillover from Koszyki and Poznańska. Then, sandwiched in between, there’s that awkward bit in the middle. From a personal point of view,... Read more
Review: Ceviche Bar
Meet The Man Less guarded than his European counterparts, there’s an openness to Argentinean chef Martin Gimenez Castro that manifests itself in his cooking: though primarily known for his groundbreaking fine dining restaurant Salto, it’s in the Ceviche Bar that his character truly escapes. More than just a side... Read more
50 Things Every Varsovian Must Do!
We’ve magicked up a nifty fifty musts that all should complete before they can claim their Medal of Service. Not just for rookies but for veterans as well, you haven’t conquered Warsaw till you’ve experienced the following…    #1 Relive… The Past Warsaw likes to dress-up… and not just for a... Read more
Museum of Warsaw: Revisited
Baffling, contradictory but also compelling, the Insider explores the new additions to the acclaimed Museum of Warsaw… BY STUART DOWELL | PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA The watercolor hawkers on the market square have been selling picturesque scenes of Old Town for years. In the future though, a typical scene... Read more
Review: Relax
You may know Relax already: in fact, if you’re a coffee aficionado, then that’s probably a given. A cult meeting point amid the concrete and graffiti of Złota, it’s long been viewed as somewhere quite special. Likewise, it’s also been viewed as somewhere quite small. Prayer No. 1: “Couldn’t... Read more
Travel: The Lake Escape
A watery staycation doesn’t have to mean following the herd to the Baltic. This summer, chill down and dip in at one of Poland’s lake retreats… Glendoria You’ve heard of glamping, right? Fusing the raw experience of camping with glam creature comforts, it’s an accessible way for city slickers... Read more
Review: The Long Bar
The Place With the city’s nightlife reaching new, uncharted highs, hotel bars have started looking increasingly redundant: gone, the days when they were the center of expat high jinx and riotous nights of tabletop dancing. Of course, some have fared better than others, but for the most part they’ve... Read more
Towering Green

Towering Green

Features 15 August 2018 0

Inside Warsaw’s tower blocks lies a secret green world that awaits exploration… Text & Photos by Joanna Szpak Ostachowska (for a gallery of Joanna’s work, click here) Grochów, Powiśle, Bielany: all districts heavily pockmarked with towering, concrete blocks. To me, they’ve long brought to mind elderly residents and long,... Read more
Review: The Cool Cat TR
The Place Interior-wise, you’re looking at a hip, edgy venue that offsets all the concrete colors with punches of contemporary art and waterfalls of greenery that tumble over the windows. The overt hipness is reflected by a crowd that’s heavy on tattoos, piercings and odd urban style: you know... Read more
Art Of The Matter: Łazienki
More than just the green lungs of Warsaw, Łazienki is a treasure trove of fine art and sculpture from days of old… BY STUART DOWELL If often feels like Warsaw is a city with chip on its shoulder, always apologising for itself. Like a former stage queen drowning her... Read more