It’s getting colder, meaning you will want to spend time indoors not only when you’re visitng a museum or feeling hungry. Every now and again you’re going to have this thought: ok, so how about we stop for… coffee, tea, snack, drink, something sweet, you name it, it’s just an excuse anyway, as it’s just …
Our pierogi journey continues! After finding the Holy Grail of the Warsaw pierogi scene, the time has come to look for the tastiest, most delicious and cutest fare in Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia. If the Tricity is your first encounter with Poland, you’re probably wondering where to head for the best mythical Polish dumpling all the guidebooks rave about. If you’re local, you’ve probably been ask the question ‘where to find the best?’ hundreds of times by your foreign guests. And this is not a question that is ieasy to answer but hey, there’s Eat Polska, so again, we decided to devour half a ton of pierogi to locate some mouth-watering gems and warn you against places to avoid. Are you ready? Let’s eat!
‘Travelling through Poland is awesome. This is truly beautiful! We have to show it to others!’ This is what you could hear us shout when we were coming back from Krakow 2 years ago after launching the second branch of Eat Polska. It is 2016 now and we’re lucky to have a team of guides big enough to allow some of us to leave the cities and explore regions of Poland that have lured us forever. This is how we (Beata and Michał) have recently spent a week village-and-palace-hopping in Dolny Śląsk (Lower Silesia) which is one of the most mesmerizing regions of Poland you absolutely mustn’t miss when visiting our country.
If they tell you: ‘It’s the end of August, time to start thinking about getting cold’, you should only interpret it one way: time for ice cream! Poland is the country where ‘lody’ is one of the most popular signs in touristy places but are all those places worth a visit? Come on, let’s find out where you can try the best craft and interesting ice cream in Warsaw and take your mom, dad, children, friends or strangers to share this tangible and simple happiness!
Polish winters aren’t exactly polar, though they do tend to fall on the harsh side. Don’t get it wrong, we love a white cover of snow as much as anyone else, but after five months of wading through it we’re thrilled to see the sun break out and melt the damn stuff. Even though summer is still a couple of months away, we know that great things are waiting along the way—and, like most great things, they’re edible! Come join us in the search for Polish springtime must-haves.
The deal is simple: you come to Poland and MUST try pierogi. We live here and, in fact, rarely eat them out. Check this yourselves: ask a random Polish person where to get the best pierogi in town and they will all tell you ‘grandma’s’! Not very helpful, is it? So still bearing in mind that there’s no place like home for this classic Polish fare, we decided to spend the weekend having ruskie, z mięsem, z kapustą i grzybami and a bunch of other, more ‘experimental’ fillings of pierogi to give you the definite answer to the question: where the best pierogi are served in Warsaw?
When the family grows, it’s time to celebrate! And this March we’re happy and proud to announce that our Eat Polska project is now a family of three: Warsaw, Krakow and Tricity! Wait a sec, Tri… what?! You may have not heard this name but at the same time, may have already booked your holidays in one of the hotels there!:)
You’ve made it to Poland and you have a to-do list. You know that you have to see the Old Town in Warsaw, the Cloth Hall in Kraków, and you need (not!) to lick walls in Wieliczka salt mine. You want to try some good Polish vodka, Polish kiełbasa, and Polish pierogi (‘pierogi’ is plural, so we don’t say ‘pierogis’). You are seated in a restaurant and you’re trying to make it through the menu. You know that feta, sun-dried tomatoes, or smoked salmon do not sound very Polish, but there are so many options. What to choose, which filling is the best? Here is our top 5!