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Tehnikum Bistro, Moscow

Tehnikum Bistro is one of the most exciting newcomers on Moscow's gastronomy scene. One of its co-owners is Mikhail Druyan, who’s a Muscovite producer...

Insider: Stanislav Tratsevskiy, Moscow

‘I live in the north part of Moscow, near the water. I’ve always been fascinated by the North River Terminal, or Severnyy Rechnoy Vokzal. First of all, it’s a very beautiful Neoclassical-style building from the Soviet era, built in 1933...

MarketPlace, Saint Petersburg

Café MarketPlace features absolutely perfect settings and exudes an atmosphere of a real market place. All the foodstuffs are comfortably...

Arka, Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg's most trendy street, Bolshaya Konyushennaya, attracts more and more fancy fashion stores, high-end restaurants and bars...

Fabrika Hostel, Moscow

The Fabrika Hostel is located on the former grounds of the Red October (Krasniy Oktyabr) confectionary factory, which has been transformed into one...

Moscow Manege exhibition hall, Moscow

This autumn, the legendary Moscow Manege exhibition hall was reborn in fully renovated premises. The building was originally erected from 1817...

ART4. RU, Moscow

Opened in 2007, ART4.RU is a private contemporary art museum - the first of its kind in Russia - housing works belonging to Moscow entrepreneur...

MMoMA – Moscow Museum of Modern Art , Moscow

The basis of this museum's works comes from the private collection of Zurab Tsereteli, who founded MMoMA in 1999. Today, the vast...

Reka, Moscow

Housed in a former chocolate factory, the Red October creative district has lately been accused of placing business interests above all others...

Carabas, Moscow

A good place for a lunch and a respite from the hustle and bustle of Moscow's busy streets. Industrial chic united with the aura of a classic English...

Centre for Contemporary Art at the Udarnik picture theatre, Moscow

The unique building of the Udarnik movie house on the bank of the Moskva River is part of a legendary complex designed by the architect Boris Iofan....

Mansarda, Saint Petersburg

The new Ginza Project restaurant, sited in an ancient St. Petersburg post office building and a short way from the famous sacral monument...

Mari Vanna, Moscow

Mari Vanna presents yet another kind of Ginza Project concept. It is named after a mysterious fictional character, Maria Ivanovna...

Russkaya Rybalka, Saint Petersburg

A real Russian exotic where you can catch your own meal! St Petersburg's Krestovsky Island attracts gourmets of various ranks and crafts, foreign chefs and...

Green Room, Saint Petersburg

A vegetarian eatery Green Room is located in the current hot spot of the contemporary cultural life of the city - the former Smolninsky bakery...

Publica Cafe, Saint Petersburg

Opened just at the end of 2009, Publica Café is one of the most intriguing newcomers on St. Petersburg's gastronomic scene. It presents a combination...

LavkaLavka, Moscow

The locals say that Moscow has changed and become simpler. More hipsterish, if you will. Many say it’s become more like Saint Petersburg...

Terminal, Saint Petersburg

Terminal discount boutique is situated in the very heart of St. Petersburg, near Nevsky Prospect. And indeed, why St. Petersburg shouldn't have...

Wolkonsky, Saint Petersburg

Wolkonsky is a chain of bakery and pastry shops that has spread in Kiev, Moscow and St. Petersburg now, with already four lovely pastry...

Gogol Centre, Moscow

Early February 2013 saw the opening of Moscow's new Gogol Centre at 8 Kazakova Street with a two-day art action '00:00' which, overseen by the...

Theatre of Nations, Moscow

Having operated for ten years without its own building, the Theatre of Nations moved into a newly renovated edifice last year, furnished with the most...

Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow

Formerly known as the Moscow House of Photography, the Multimedia Art Museum has transformed into a veritable multimedia complex...

Regina Gallery, Moscow

This gallery is mostly known for hosting unconventional and sometimes shocking arts events. The notorious venue has played an important role in the...

Medeleev Bar, Moscow

"Secret addresses", which in fact are just as secret as any other fact that is known by more than three people, seem to be all the rage in many a...

Pivbar Kamchatka, Moscow

The Kamchatka beer bar is the latest hot spot to opened by legendary restaurateur Arkady Novikov, founder of such well-known establishments..

Bolshoi, Moscow

The Bolshoi is a landmark restaurant, the likes of which Moscow has not seen for a long time. It is appropriately located right next to the Bolshoi Theatre...

Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

After six long years of reconstruction, Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre has returned to its historic building. The removal of the hammer and sickle...

Karavaevi, Moscow

Moscow boasts numerous expensive, fine dining restaurants, employing western star chefs, yet where can you eat during daytime?...

School of Dramatic Art, Moscow

School of Dramatic Art, located in the heart of Moscow, is the Russian capital's gift to the great Russian director Anatoly Vasiliev...

Radisson Sonya Hotel, Saint Petersburg

Opened just in the beginning of 2010, Hotel Sonya is among the newcomers on the St. Petersburg's hotel scene and the very embodiment...

Vox, Saint Petersburg

The restaurant Vox resembles an episode of a black and white Italian movie. Its elegant and laconic décor serves as a perfect background for food on your...