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  • Vegetarian & Vegan St. Petersburg: Shops

    We’ve covered restaurants, we’ve covered cafes and street-food spots, and now it is health-food shops that we’ll be spilling the beans on. As the places all of us tend to frequent on a nearly-everyday basis, picking the right shop is something you can make the most difference with, both for personal well-being and the well-being of the planet. So here they are, the vegan-shop heroes of St. Petersburg, in all of their eco-friendly glory!


  • Vegetarian & Vegan St. Petersburg: Cafes and Street Food Spots

    What comes to your mind when you think of vegetarian or, heaven forbid, vegan street food? Plain, flavorless veggies wrapped in pita bread? Boring green salads? Falafel with hummus if you’re lucky? We know, hunting for street food can be especially tricky for vegetarians and vegans. To help you with that, we made a list of the best vegan and vegetarian сafés and street food spots in St. Pete; visit at least one and you’ll never look back at a regular fast-food joint wistfully!


  • Vegetarian & Vegan St. Petersburg: Restaurants

    Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or just someone wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle, plant-based foods are always a good idea. Apart from being chock-full of vitamins, nutrients and other goodness, as well as a more ethical way to eat, these are also mouth-wateringly level of tasty. Don’t believe us? Here’s a series of articles featuring a comprehensive overview of vegetarian and vegan eateries and shops of St. Petersburg that will certainly make you change your mind. This first installment is dedicated to restaurants: big and small, upmarket and less so. Tuck in!


  • Vegan’s Survival Guide to St. Petersburg

    It's an ordeal familiar to any vegan: you're coming to a new city and it's all terribly exciting, but at the back of your mind there's this nagging, existential question of where (and whether) you're going to get your daily fix of oat milk and should you bring a spare suitcase packed to the brim with tofu. Don't worry – we’ve got this covered; being vegan in St. Petersburg is not mission impossible. If you’re vegan and dreading moving to the unknown or just want to eat more plant-based in St. Pete, here are our top tips and tricks!


  • At Peace With My Bacteria: How to Achieve a Truly Healthy Lifestyle

    According to the World Health Organization, health is a positive state of physical, mental and social well-being and absence of disease. Nutritionist and somnologist Marina Kogay always tells her patients that eating good food and sleeping well is the way to be healthy and live happily. Ms. Kogay recently gave a public lecture at ITMO University on dieting, weight loss, microbiota and the link between sleep and depression.


  • Relocation Tips: How to Cook Healthy Without Going to the Store

    A juicy steak with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted peppers? It doesn’t have to cost a fortune and require a tie. St. Petersburg now offers a variety of home food delivery services – just like other major cities in the world – that let you experience “restaurant-like” food at home, and maybe even show off your cooking skills. Some also offer you a culinary adventure – from Mexican burritos to Spanish paella to Italian pasta – if you’re up for it. 


  • Science for Whetting Your Appetite

    How can one use a math model when preparing a perfect steak? What is the connection between ice cream and hydrocolloid basics? How do microwaves, steam and pressure affect food? All these questions are topics of interactive lectures for high-school students who will take part in ITMO’s "Edible Science" course.


  • FOYT Knows How to Make Your Digestive Organs Happy

    The pace of life in the 21st century is becoming faster and faster. We almost have no time for sleeping, staying with our family and friends and even for eating. The developers of FOYT project believe that their cocktails are a "must have" for those who are always in hurry. The startupers don’t guarantee to solve all problems of busy people, but they believe that FOYT can prevent you from serious diseases caused by an unhealthy diet.


  • A Vegetarian’s Guide to St. Petersburg

    Creamy hummus, fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies as well as traditional Russian Solyanka and Borsch soups are just some of the sumptuous dishes that vegetarians and vegans can enjoy in St. Petersburg. But there is so much more — Veggie Cafes, Restaurants, Supermarkets, a veritable galaxy of meat-free options. Here are some tips for you about how to adhere to your principles and feel good while you are living here.


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