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!
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?
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!