Wine & Dine Russia

  • 01 Jun'13

    Simple food with an upmarket...

    Bosco Café is an Italian restaurant located on the ground floor in the iconic GUM shopping mall in Moscow.  It has the advantage of having a very clear view of the Red Square. It is definitely a nice al fresco area to...

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  • 19 May'13

    A foodie’s paradise – The...

    Just a stone’s throw away from my hotel, W, lies a cafe that had caught my attention. The interior of the restaurant seems to cater to those who are madly in love – cupid figurines, lightings with angel’s wings and pastel-coloured furnishing...

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  • 14 May'13

    Unexpected discovery – MOCKBA PECTOPAH,...

    I discovered MOCKBA, a restaurant under the Ginza Project, by chance.  My friend and I were on our way to another restaurant when the sky opened, and we had to seek shelter in an upmarket departmental store, CTOKMAHH.

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  • 14 May'13

    Brings out the child in...

    You cannot possibly miss this iconic landmark when you travel down Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg. At first glance, you might mistake the whimsical window display of fairy-tale-like characters as a toy store. But upon closer look, Yeliseev’s Food Hall is actually a...

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  • 11 May'13

    Dine under the Purple Light...

    Located in the historical center of St Petersburg, the Restaurant Gymnasium is housed within a former girl’s gymnasium, which is within walking distance from the St. Isaac Cathedral. Although the restaurant is lavishly decorated with lots of chandeliers, plush chairs and sofas,...

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