Help! I will be heading to Russia soon and I am lactose intolerant. What can or should I eat and what should I not eat? I will be located in Petersburg and I will not have access to a kitchen while I'm staying there. I do not speak the language.
In Soviet Russia, Cucumber Eats YOU!: okay, I can't believe I'm using a question on this, but I've been driven mad by it for years: my dad claims that Russians eat cucumbers in a certain distinctly Russian manner, and that Yul Brynner once ate one that way in a film. Do they? Did he? [more inside]
Where to eat in Helsinki, St. Petersburg, and Moscow? [more inside]
A recipe for authentic pirozhki dough? [more inside]
Меласса в Москве? [more inside]
What's good to eat at Russian-immigrant grocery stores and bakeries? [more inside]