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Bar Studio
Created from the ashes of Chłodna 25, a cult café and cultural powerhouse closed due to its “disruptive” activities, Bar Studio is somewhat a continuation of the endeavor and somewhat not. Undoubtedly, the interiors are much more polished, located in the couloirs of the Palace of Culture and Science. The ascetic,... Read more
Przekąski Zakąski
Over summer Gazeta Wyborcza published a list of ‘bars that changed Warsaw’. I don’t remember it offhand, but it was a pretty on-point collection of revolutionary haunts: Charlotte, Między Nami, Chłodna, etc. In that number, I remain pretty certain Przekąski Zakąski were in there as well – and why... Read more
Pies czy Suka

Pies czy Suka

Going Out 11 September 2013 0

Monochrome gun metal grey colors are offset by a fashionable crowd attired in red shoes, pink trousers and blue headphones. This clean, concrete space is speckled with plaster moldings of reindeer heads, and excels on the cocktail front. Order from an iPad menu, before settling back for cocktails made... Read more
Równonoc

Równonoc

Restaurants 6 September 2013 0

What is ul. Chmielna if it isn’t a conundrum. Potentially we’re talking about gold nugget real estate and a fine atmospheric street. In reality though, it’s never quite seized its opportunity as one of Warsaw’s key pedestrian thoroughfares. But instead of following in the footsteps of high-living Foksal or... Read more
Kraken Rum Bar

Kraken Rum Bar

Going Out 16 August 2013 0

Named after one of the ocean’s most feared mythical creatures (the scary squid from Pirates of the Caribbean), the wood-clad Kraken features a wall of cymbals, heavy furniture and some interesting photography. While there’s some decent bottles of rum, there’s perhaps not enough to justify calling it a rum... Read more
Warszawa Wschodnia
U Kucharzy, I understand, means something along the lines of ‘eat with the chefs’. Well, that concept didn’t fall far from the Gessler family tree. But instead of joining the chefs plopping schabowy on your table, Adam Gessler’s son, Mateusz, took a hip leap across the Wisła to a... Read more