Every three months, Life around tells about the main cultural events of the upcoming season, whether it be concerts, exhibitions and theater events or new series, books, music albums and blockbusters in films. To summarize and recall how we will entertain ourselves until December 2018. This autumn’s 26 film premiere Bradley Cooper's directorial debut, Lady Gaga’s acting debut, Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited project “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”, Panos Cosmatos’s bad trip “Mandy” and many other good films.
Category: Season plans
March Cooperative "Black" ADDRESS Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya St., 10 (Artplay Design Center) OPENING DATE March The cooperative "Black", which worked for a month at Artplay in the pop-up cafe, remains there for at least another six months. In addition, members of the cooperative will continue the project "Black on the Pussy", in which every Sunday they arrange a joint breakfast with friends from The Burger Brothers, brewing grains from roasters from around the world.
September Wine bar Nude Coffee & Wine Opening date: early September Address: Spiridonovka, 24/1 In a residential building on the Patriarch's Ponds, next to the Annie Hall hairdresser, a small Nude bar will open in September. The menu has not yet been approved. “There will certainly be good coffee and 15–20 different wines from Europe, California, Chile and Australia,” says the owner of the establishment Arthur.
September “Flight of the cafe” OPENING DATE: September 8 ADDRESS: Pestelya St., 7 Not having time to really work, “Flight of the cafe” Valentina Filatova was closed for a month and a half in the middle of summer and is now experiencing its second opening. Now there is a brand chef - the founder of Foodandfood.ru site Polina Manskaya, who has developed a small menu of 20 items with an emphasis on Russian products.
December Pinch Restaurant Opening date: December Address: Bolshoy Palashevsky, 2 Restaurateur Ilya Tyutenkov ("Ugolyok", Uilliam's) opens the Pinch restaurant on Patriarch Ponds. The designer is Natalya Belonogova (Ugolok, Haggis, Zotman Pizza Pie, Let's Go), and this is her third restaurant project, which is due to work this winter - she also works on the Artisano and Les Artist restaurants, which we will talk about below.
Bretzel Opening date: mid-March Address: Tchaikovsky St., 4 The basis of the concept of the Bretzel restaurant is German cuisine and beer. On the restaurant’s menu you can find spicy feta cheese on croutons with pickled beets, salad with Serbian pork balyk and homemade breasts, zucchini pancakes with pike caviar, duck fillet with fried apples, caramelized salmon and other hot dishes.
Cafe "Fedya, game!" OPENING DATE: mid-June ADDRESS: Mytnaya, 74, Danilovsky Market New cafe of the chef and owner of the restaurant "Honest Cuisine" Sergei Eroshenko. Will work on the territory of the Danilovsky market, but in its own room, designed for 25 guests. The menu contains the actual game, for example: venison with wild berry sauce, wild duck stewed breast with ginger and apple puree and red grape sauce, mugxun fudge, bruschetta with game paste and lingonberry jelly, smoked Yakut fish and pies.
Bekitzer Opening Date: December Address: 40/11 Rubinstein St. The creators of the Terminal bar will open a small bar with street food on Rubinstein Street, which will specialize in Israeli street food. The details of the project have not yet been disclosed, but in the menu you should definitely expect falafel according to an authentic recipe.
Svoi Address: 66 Fontanka River Embankment Opening Date: December 5 Screenwriter Sergei Sysoev and former organizer of children's festivals Yulia Nikolaeva, together with Dmitry Sokolov, open a new venue in the room - the Svoi bar. The place is designed primarily for friendly meetings, so the owners have provided a long table, at which you can sit down in a big company.
Coffee House of the Black Cooperative OPENING DATE: early March ADDRESS: until it opens The Black cooperative has finally opened a permanent place - a corner in one of Moscow stores. They plan to equip the place with a mini-coffee shop and order a counter. Now "Black" is working in a new space in test mode, and where exactly it is until openly told.
Pomegranate Opening Date: September Address: Nevsky Prospect, 102 The owners of the Pomegranate Premium restaurant are preparing to open a democratic cafe with Greek cuisine on Nevsky Prospekt. A large assortment of coffee, freshly squeezed juices and other drinks will be presented here. Here you can also try Greek snacks with intricate names - tyropita (traditional Greek cheese cake), galactobureko (a kind of dessert with cream pudding) and spanakopita (spinach pie).
Paninaro OPENING DATE: June ADDRESS: 41 Zhukovsky St. The second Paninaro pizzeria, where pizza is cooked on a thin crispy pastry with unusual toppings, will open in the first weeks of summer - now the staff is already looking for it. The institution will be more than the first, and focused on the evening format. In addition, the team is preparing to open a Thai restaurant on Bolshaya Zelenina, right next door to Paninaro, but it should only be expected by the end of summer.
Where to eat this winter? In early December, Life around traditionally drew up a guide to the most interesting Moscow discoveries of this winter. The second "Chinese news" and Cook'kareku, confectionery Magnolia Bakery - and not only. The second restaurant "Chinese News" ADDRESS: Tverskaya Street, 7 opening date: December 1 The second "Chinese News" just a few days ago earned money in the premises of the Mumiy Troll Music Bar on Tverskaya Street.
Holy Water Another bar on the street Nekrasov. The owner Vladimir Zimov was guided by underground German techno-bars: instead of chairs, car seats were arranged here, and the wall behind the bar was decorated with a photo of the famous graffiti by Dmitry Vrubel "Lord! Help me survive in the midst of this mortal love."
Marie Vanna Address: 3 Mytninskaya Emb. Opening Date: June 15 The successful Ginza Project Marie Vanna restaurant project (its branches are in Moscow, London and New York) moves from Lenin Street to Mytninskaya Embankment, where it will work on the spot Chin Chin Restaurant. The concept remains the same: in nostalgic interiors they will serve good-quality home-made food, for which chef Roman Vasiliev is responsible.
"Stuffing" The Forum Restaurant Group company, known for its ambitious expensive projects Il Lago dei Cigni, Tsé Fung and Buddha-Bar, opens at the Moscow railway station an extremely democratic bistro "Stuffing" by the standards of the holding. It will be a burger with an open kitchen and low prices, oriented to travelers.
Smoke BBQ Address: st. 11 Rubinstein Opening Date: December Opening of a new restaurant project by Alexei Burov and Pavel Kokkov (“Beer Card”, “Trappist”) on Rubinstein Street, which was supposed to take place in October, was postponed to December. However, the concept remains the same: the meat will be fried on the grill, and still simmer for 16-18 hours in a special oven.
Pita's Address: Kronverksky pr., 23 Opening date: September New projects restaurateurs Alexander Krylov, Sergey Zhilkin and Alexander Kim, unfortunately, have not been particularly successful. The noodle “Mao” on Nevsky and Local Kebab on Liteiny did not work for half a year, in contrast to their main enterprise, the Pita's street food cafe network, which is still popular.
Burger Burger Heroes OPENING DATE: September 3 ADDRESS: 19 Bolshaya Ordynka. Burger owners are the founders of the Greek street food project Gyros for Heroes Igor Podstreshny and Denis Sarvin. To develop the menu, they called the sous-chef “Crisis of the genre” (recently renamed Imagine Café) and “Propaganda” by Kirill Kuznetsov.
Life around studied autumn menus in Yekaterinburg’s favorite restaurants and tells what seasonal products the chefs chose, where to make Kindzmarauli ice cream or smoked cherry burger, where to order dishes with figs and Crimean truffles, where they brought langoustines and where to go for the most delicious homemade desserts.
Despite the height of the crisis and the unstable dollar exchange rate, new shops and beauty salons continue to open in Moscow, albeit not as actively as before. We tell you what discoveries await us in the next three months. Lambada Market Where: Tsvetnoy Blvd, 15 When: December 19-21 The traditional Lambada Market, dedicated to the New Year, this time will be held in the Tsvetnoy department store and will last three days.