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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 12-13, 2019

    From impactful photography and enthralling music to delicious food and cinematic explorations, this weekend in St. Petersburg abounds with interesting events for you to attend!


  • Pickle Like a Russian

    Crunchy, refreshing and super easy to make – Russian dill pickles pack in all the autumn flavor and none of the fuss, turning you into an instant celebrity chef.


  • Taiwanese Nutrition Scientist on Foodsharing, Functional Foods, and Grashopper Protein

    Dr. Venkatakrishnan Kamesh is a renowned specialist in functional food and nutraceuticals. He is currently a researcher at Chung Shan Medical University (Taiwan) and a guest lecturer at many universities of India and Taiwan, with his topics ranging from food biology and clinical biochemistry to physiology, pharmacology and biotechnological innovations. Dr. Kamesh recently gave a course at ITMO University. In this interview, he speaks about the future of functional food and nutraceuticals, key issues of the food industry, and their many prospective solutions. 


  • Dine with a View in St. Petersburg

    One of the great drawcards of St. Petersburg is the beautiful architecture that you can see in and around the city center. Historically, private houses in St. Petersburg could not be built taller than the height of the Winter Palace, so the more-or-less horizontal skyline of the city was preserved. That being said, there are plenty of beautiful rooftops, riverside restaurants, and suburban cafes where you can enjoy not only a nice meal but also an inspiring vista of the entire city. Here's a look at some of the great summertime views you can find in St. Petersburg.


  • Taste Summer Like a Russian

    Summer's got you down with not exactly sweltering temps? You can still pretend like it's August with fruity, fizzy and altogether joyful flavors.


  • Summer Foods We Love

    Hot town, summer in the city… It’s summer, and if the sun is starting to get on your nerves, you’re probably aching for something fresh, cool, and delicious to keep you sane. In this article, the staff of our editorial office share some of their favorite summer delights. Check them out – you just might discover your next go-to snack!


  • Grill Like a Russian

    Briny, a little burnt around the edges, smelling of smoke and onions, Russian barbecue favorite - shashlyk - is a dish, a party and a summer pastime.


  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Tacos and Tracks at Berthold Center

    A creative space complete with cafes and artisan stores, this is the perfect place to mix with the local Gen Y crowd.


  • My Game Plan for Summer in St. Petersburg

    How do I plan to spend my summer in St Petersburg? Besides catching up with friends and mushroom hunting, here’s what’s on my list:


  • Speak Like a Russian: Digging In

    ​Not so long ago, we did an article about the greasy, hearty pleasures of Russian fast food. So, how about some Russian words that you can describe it with?


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