Tēvocis Vaņa

Russian in Rīga

Russia puts on its friendly Chekhovian hat in this quaint restaurant that dishes out a fairy-tale-ish assortment of bliny pancakes, pelmeni dumplings and kholodets – jellied meat that, together with a plate of pickles, is an inseparable aspect of any competent samogon (village vodka) drinking experience.

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