Here is our usual list of places – cafes, rstaurants and shops – that opened in Moscow in late September.
Alexander Rappoport opened the Voronezh restaurant in a three-storeyed mansion on the corner of the Gogolevsky Boulevard and Prechistenka Street. A diner and a butcher shop occupy the first floor. The second floor hosts the restaurant itself and the Meat Club restaurant that moved from Kuznetsky Most Street is situated on the third floor. The food is also different at each floor. In the diner, Chef Sabi Kenyon prepares sandwiches with pastrami, mustard and pickles (390 rubles - €5.52), cheeseburgers (290 rubles - €4.10) or BLT sandwiches (250 rubles - €3.54).
The menu in Voronezh is organized according to products, not dishes. Therefore, Cucumbers (160 rubles - €2.26) is cucumbers with poppy seeds, squeezed plums, honey and rustic sunflower oil, Lettuce (440 rubles - €6.22) is made from Moscow salad with blue cheese and sunflower oil, and Savoy Cabbage (480 rubles - €6.79) is a stuffed with veal cabbage. You must also try the Oatmeal (620 rubles - €8.77), a smoked BBQ ribs with oatmeal, Fresh Northern Shrimps (680 rubles - €9.62), Potato (680 rubles - €9.62), served with sour cream, caviar and incredible mullet caviar. Meat offer (one on the 2nd and 3rd floors) includes 29 positions: classical, post-classical and alternative steaks, spinal and thoracic beef ribs, lamb rack, braised lamb neck and ossobuco.
The place is usually crowded, so places should be booked in advance.
+7 495 695 06 41, +7 495 695 06 43
Prechistenka Street, 4
MEAT PUPPETS BAR & MEATAREA
Meat Puppets Facebook page
The owner of several bars in Moscow Dmitry Levitsky opened the Meat Puppets that sells not only filet mignon and ribeye, but also so-called alternative cuts. There are four kinds of alternative steaks now (all for 777 rubles - €10.99). You can taste a pikanha (a rump cut), a skirt (diaphragm), a flank and blade (scapular notch). It is important to bear in mind that the Meat Puppets serves only dinners up 15:30. The diners are made up of four courses for 420 rubles (€5.94). The full menu is served only after 16:00. In addition to steaks it includs glazed BBQ pork ribs (666 rubles - €9.42), stewed beef cheeks with couscous (666 rubles - €9.42), stewed bull tail (555 rubles - €7.85), cheesecake with bacon (444 rubles - €6.28) and more.
+7 495 787 34 02
Novoslobodskaya Street, 16а
An information center for tourists has opened on recently renovated Triumfalnaya Square. Here you can take guides, published by the Moscow Tourist Department, tickets for tour busses and museum cards. Friendly girls, ready to answer any questions about the capital, greet visitors. They immediately ask what else you would like to see, and give many useful information. The first information center for tourists is already working in GUM and is also in demand.
GARDEN: BEER AND COFFEE BAR
Garden: Beer and Coffee Facebook page
A new two-storey bar and coffee shop has opened on Novoslobodskaya Street near Mendeleevskaya metro station. You can drink beer on both floors. There are 20 kinds of beer in taps (200-250 rubles, €2.83 - €3.54) and bottled beer (200-1000 rubles, €2.83 - €14.14), such as Zagovor Black Poison IPA, Jaws APA, Salden’s New Zealand DIPA, Stamm Kriek and Zagovor Stoner Stout.
On the ground floor, the Garden: Beer and Coffee offers coffee. In the menu, there are Americano, double espresso, aeropress, cappuccino, cocoa, flat white, latte and RAF. Prices vary from 150 (€2.12) to 250 rubles (€3.54).
Novoslobodskaya Street, 14/19, build. 1
AFOOD – COMPLEX FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE
AFood Instagram page
The project is created by the team, which includes employees of Arkady Novikov’s restaurants and Ginza Project together with Chef Vasiliy Zheltov
The price of the food is made up of the rate 1 ruble for 1 kilocalorie. The basic sets have 1 300, 1 800, 2 200, 2 700 calories per day. The number of calories is regulated by portion size.
Now the service has two options of sets for a week, you can order any of your choice. And for those who has lactose intolerance or don’t eat meat, there is a private chef service. It provides personalized menu to the client’s needs.
You can make your order by phone or through Instagram seven days a week from 9:00 to 18:00. Delivery is made the next day. It costs 200 rubles.
+7 495 649 82 52
Madame Wong Facebook page
The third joint project of Chef Dmitry Zotov and sommelier Sergei Krylov has opened in the White Gardens business center on Lesnaya Street. The restaurant serves modern Chinese or, more precisely, Hong Kong cuisine in Zotov’s author perception.
Here you can try marinated chicken in sake, crispy squid with salt, pepper and garlic, tuna with Chinese herbs with marinated plums, homemade tofu with sweet shrimp and eel caviar with cucumber. The restaurant also prepares goose soup with noodles, fried rice with mushrooms and poached egg, fried noodles with marble beef and hot pepper, dumplings and dim sums, stuffed duck neck with a smoked cabbage and more. Prices range from 300 (€4.24) to 1500 rubles (€21.21).
Irina Golubeva has developed the cocktail menu, and chef-sommelier Sergey Krylov – the wine card and a separate sake-map.
+7 495 280 66 15
Lesnaya Street, 7, the White Gardens business center, 1st floor