An English speaking person works eagerly to bring home the bacon. A Polish speaking person still works solely for their bread. It may seem like a purely idiomatic play of words, but the truth is, Poles do love their bread. And they miss it, whenever they go abroad. In order to help you understand our deep-rooted love for bread we decided to prepare a little guide to Polish bread.
Warsaw food scene has never been more dynamic (at least while we’re alive) which means that picking 5 new recommendations every few months is a bit of a challenge. But here we go: a selection of (mostly) new food locations that we feel are worth having a look at this winter. Not including Hala Koszyki, which is worth a separate post:)
Autumn is the best time of the year when it comes to fresh vegetables. Marketplaces all over the country are sprawling with fresh veggies. Pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, root vegetables and a real apple extravaganza. But most of modern Polish marketplaces are not only about carrots and apples. You can buy local goods in jars which work great as souvenirs, try something tasty (like a traditional stuffed jacket potato) or simply go eye shopping. There’s plenty of markets in Krakow and some of them are definitely worth a visit. Here’s our top 5!
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 …
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!
Even though vodka is our national drink, it’s not the only boozy beverage we’re proud of. Craft beer game in Poland is really strong. Our beer revolution is in full swing and the scene is flourishing and thriving. Polish brewers are getting really creative too, combining modern-day trends with old traditions.
We’ve all heard that a good breakfast is a must. It boosts your energy and you lose weigh.. Not.
Still, at Eat Polska we all like to relax, hang out with friends, and get ready for a new day. We’ve made it through a bunch of popular (and off-the beaten track) breakfast spots to choose the ones we like most. So when you’re in Warsaw, you need to check them out.
Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day for a reason. Not only does it give us the energy for the day, it can be super delicious and versatile as well: sweet, savory or both! Remember, you have a whole day to burn off any extra calories, so you can really indulge. Although we don’t really have classic and iconic „Polish breakfast”, we know how to enjoy this meal. In Kraków you can choose from a variety of great breakfast options ranging from quick snacks to real feasts. Check out our guide and have a great breakfast experience in Kraków.