According to the menus of Russian restaurants in Saint-Petersburg you can learn the history of the Russian culinary. At the same time seeing their interiors you can learn the Russian design history of the 19-20th centuries. We must say Russian dishes are not only borsch and sterlet in champagne.
Almost everyone in the world knows that the most popular Russian cuisine dishes are:
• schi – the cabbage soup that was made even in the 11th century;
• pelmenies – meat (mostly bief) in pastry; also Siberian big pelmenies – manty and verenikies;
• blinys – the ancient Russian cuisine dish which recipe is very simple (salt, milk, flour and salt), though the process of making them demands great skills from the chef, blinys are traditionally served with red or black cavier;
• pies – pirogi, have the same place in Russia as pizza in Italy, the Russian pies are made of non-sweet pastry with different fillings – from meat and fish to fruit and home-made cheese.
These dishes you can taste in restaurants though Russians make them at home every day. Quite many restaurants restored ancient Russian recipes that were popular in the high society here in the 19-20th centuries.
address: Petropavlovskaya street, 4
address: Glinka street, 4
address: Sadovaya street, 12
L. Brik cafe:
address: Pushkinskaya, 16
address: Malaya Morskaya street, 8