Here is our usual list of new places – restaurants, cafes and shops – that opened in Moscow in late October.
Sole Fresh Instagram page
Sole Fresh is a dry cleaner for shoes. The place was created by sneaker collectors and creators of Ziq & Yoni and Taksa Grill. In Sole Fresh you can have your shoes – sneakers, Timberland boots and UGGs – cleaned. It is only necessary to select the service, according to the material and the degree of contamination. For example, cleaning of collection shoes will cost 2000 rubles (€27.66). Preparation of Timberlands to Moscow winter will cost 2200 rubles (€30.43) – shoes will be cleaned and treated with a special impregnation. Besides, Solo Fresh is going to launch its own line of cleaners, sponges and brushes – everything to rehabilitate your shoes at home. The shoes dry cleaner is located in the newly populated ship Brusov.
+7 964 768 96 58
Krimskaya embankment. Muzeon Arts Park, Brusov Ship
Arena Pilotage Facebook page
Arena Pilotage is a huge store that sells radio-controlled everything – from tanks to submarines. You can also buy here sets for modeling and parts. However, the main part of the store is occupied by test panels. They look serious: for example, you can check a quadrocopter flight in a vertical tunnel screwed with protective grid or try a boat or a yacht in a special pool. In total, you will find here 15 most popular kinds of hobbies represented in rides, competitions, master classes and the largest modeling store in Moscow.
+7 499 322 33 86
Aviakonstruktora Mikoyana Street, 10, TC Aviapark
CAFEZINHO DO BRASIL
photo by Elena Strebkova
The word cafezinho means coffee, however Cafezinho do Brasil is not only a coffee shop, but also a full-scale restaurant. There are two chefs in the kitchen: Carlos Olivera is responsible for the whole kitchen and Sergio Gomez works only with meat. The menu includes mainly traditional Brazilian dishes. First, you can taste feijoada (800 rubles - €11.07) – beans stewed with bacon and served with rice, the orange and steamed Kale. Moreover, you can eat as much as you want. The main meat dish, churrasco, is served on the same principles. Sergio Gomez strings pieces of meat on a special skewer – espetu, and puts it in a special, unique grill. At some point, the chief removes espeto with meat from the grill and enters the hall, where everyone who ordered churrasco can cut himself a slice. Churrasco includes 12 kinds of meat, such as rump, sirloin, potorocha, duck breast, etc. It is also possible to order the usual steaks — picanha (1700 rubles - €23.51), ribeye (2300 rubles - €31.81) and mignon (1980 rubles - €27.39). You should also pay attention to snacks: cosina (180 rubles - €2.49) — deep fried conical buns with potatoes and stuffed with chicken with pepper, kibi (160 rubles - €2.21) — chopped meatballs from beef and wheat and cheese muffins pan di caju (60 rubles - €0.83).
+7 499 322 22 72
Pokrovka Street, 1/13/6, build. 2
Nord 55 Facebook page
The new restaurant Nord 55 has opened on Tverskoy Boulevard. Chef Michelle Lombardi is responsible for the cuisine. According to him, Nord 55 is a place to have business meetings, lunch and breakfast. The title contains geographical coordinates of Moscow – 55 degrees north latitude. As for the dishes, here you can try miso soup with prawns and noodles (360 rubles - €4.98), spring rolls with vegetable julienne and pork with plum sauce (390 rubles - €5.39), chicken in black bean sauce (850 rubles - €11.76). For dessert, you can order a raspberry millefeuille, creme brulee and raspberry charlotte with sauce. The restaurant does not serve breakfasts yet, but they should appear in the near future.
+7 499 375 85 85, +7 499 375 85 86
Tverskoy Boulevard, 10
Simit House Facebook page
Turkish cafe-bakery with 40 seats has opened almost opposite the new mosque at Olympiysky Prospect. The menu is large — there are many common international dishes, as well as traditional Turkish cuisine.
Here you can taste Turkish pastries — sesame simiti bagels (70 rubles - €0.97), achma (90 rubles - €1.24) and puacha (70 rubles - €0.97). In addition, the place serves Turkish Breakfast – menemen (640 rubles - €8.85). It includes scrambled eggs with sujuk sausage, Turkish olives, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, Nutella, honey, jam, pancakes, a piece of berek cake and 2 glasses of Turkish tea. On weekdays, the breakfast is served until noon and on weekends – up to 16:00. Besides, you can try different kinds of Turkish pide (from 280 rubles - €3.87), pink lentils soup (230 rubles - €3.18), grilled kofte (480 rubles - €6.64), Iskander kebab (550 rubles - €7.61), gozleme (240 rubles - €3.32), syutlach (220 rubles - €3.04).
+7 495 970 02 11
Olympiysky Prospect, 14