Moscow is preparing for the long-awaited weekend of May: breakfast was extended until noon, the barbecue was on fire, wine prices fell to obscene levels. “Afisha-Restaurants” says where to go and what to try if you stay in the city for May Day.
During the May holidays, he tends to indulge in gluttony, so Kazbek’s team wisely launched a generous offer – from the 1st to the 10th, restaurant guests will be able to try a menu consisting of hits of Georgian cuisine. For 2490 rubles per person, you can order khinkali, lula, Adjarian khachapuri and other favorite dishes without restrictions.
It is impossible to imagine a May weekend without grilled dishes. Even if you do not plan to spend time out of town, you can try the meat on the fire without leaving the Garden Ring – Noah’s Ark restaurant has all the prerequisites for that. First, in the oldest Armenian restaurant in Moscow, a terrace on the balcony overlooking the monastery of St. John the Baptist is already open and in the first days of May a summer garden will open in the courtyard. Second, all weekend the chef Sergey Navasartov will cook lamb neck marinated in dried fruit with black grape and mint chutney (640 grated), chicken with adjika truffle and moreps sauce with cognac (8), cognac (840) 560 rubles) and, of course, the national street food – Armenian kebab-burum (920 rubles).
Denis Ivanov Krombacher Beer Kitchen’s beer restaurant on the first floor of the Sheraton Palace Hotel launches an interesting seafood menu for the big weekends and is worth a try not only with beer but also with wine, which is also on the restaurant menu. Chef Sergei Astafiev suggests envisioning a beach holiday by tasting Murmansk squid tentacles in light tempura (980 rubles), Far East trumpet with pistachios and kimchi (1280 rubles), radish with camembert, gobi (760 rubles) in tomato sauce (640 rubles) and other seafood.
For the Sumosan restaurant, the May holidays coincided with a special date: the foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary, which is a really large-scale event by Moscow standards. For a quarter of a century, the first Japanese restaurant in Moscow has developed into an international chain, whose famous chef has always been Bubker Belkhit. In honor of the anniversary, the project flagship presented a retro menu, which included the most popular dishes for the entire duration of the restaurant: “Golden Oyster” with foie gras and sea urchin caviar (2700 g), shrimp salad, scallop and frieze (2600 rubs.), variety of mini barbecue “Kushiyaki” (1500 rubs.) and special Billionaire roll with marbled meat, mini asparagus and shiitake mushrooms (3700 rubs).
In Fahrenheit, all May holidays offer a meeting with friends for a great breakfast: to prolong the fun, the restaurant team, led by chef Maxim Kolpashchikov, will serve the breakfast menu until 4 p.m. Sandwiches with fried eggs and stratsiatella (490 grated), toast in wholemeal bread with Parma ham and mango sauce in truffle oil (650 grated.), Bowl of falafel and avocado (750 grated.) And other morning stops. from a compliment from the head bartender – a classic French cocktail 75 based on sparkling and gin.
Another reason to forget the alarm clock on the weekends: at the Lila Pastry patisserie, whose kitchen is overseen by chef Regis Trigel, you can have breakfast in May not only in the morning but also in the afternoon. From the 1st to the 10th of May, inclusive, the menu with the writing dishes of the chef Ekaterina Serebryakova will be valid until 15.00. Cheese waffles with avocado (590 rubles), shakshuka (620 rubles), Turkish eggs (590 rubles), French toast with wild berries (850 rubles), cereal with alternative milk (there are even peas!) And classic breakfasts.
On the occasion of Jazz Day on April 30, the fourth stage of the Kozlov Club, a contemporary improvised music club created by Soviet jazz legend Alexei Kozlov, opens in the area of The Lion’s Head pub in Myasnitskaya. The residence for the first three stages of the best jazz club in the world according to the independent American portal All About Jazz is the pub The Left Bank in Maroseyka for many years. The new venue, called Unplugged, is located within the walls of Lion’s Head Pub, which mimics the street of Dublin’s entertainment district. Now you can try Irish beer and American food to the sounds of light jazz, art rock, crossover and bossa nova – in May, on the occasion of the opening, the Unplugged offer code with a 20% discount is valid for all concerts at Lion’s Head.
Being in Italy in May is an incredible scenario for the third year already. However, you can feel the atmosphere of the most carefree and beautiful country in Moscow all weekend: from April 30 to May 10, the Cheese Factory in October will serve pasta on a cheese head. Everything is the same as in Italy, but with the only freedoms – an impressive dish will be prepared not with traditional spaghetti, but with papardelles. They will flare the cognac sauce and stir the pasta on the cheese head literally from morning to night: from 12.00 until midnight. The cost is 1500 rubles.
Blush wine gastrobar celebrates the arrival of spring with a big discount: until May 12, you can try more than 60 wines from around the world with a 50% discount. Light Chilean, floral French, mineral Greek, spicy Navarre, as well as petnates, oranges, classic wines and rare labels will be offered at surprisingly low prices.
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