Patriarch’s Ponds harks back to Soviet days, when the parks were populated with children and babushky . You’ll see grandmothers pushing...
Converted to a theatre in the 1930s, this building was still used for gatherings by the Jewish community throughout the Soviet period....
The chic interior and intimate atmosphere make for a sophisticated little bar, which manages to be trendy but not pretentious. The menu...
This tiny little spot is always packed with patrons who come to watch the action in the open kitchen, which is basically the centrepiece...
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Don’t look for the sign (there is none), just ring the doorbell at No 10. You'll be ushered into homey environs, complete with overstuffed bookcases and black-and-white TV showing old Soviet shows. You will be served delicious Russian home cooking on little plates. Just when you begin to think it is 1962, you will be handed your bill with prices from modern-day Moscow. Ouch.