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Christmas dining at Prague hotels

While many restaurants are closed, most top hotels will be serving special holiday meals Some of the better restaurants in Prague are at the top hotels, and they will be open during the holiday season. Dinners and brunches will offer everything from traditional carp to roast turkey and ham. Santa will be at Hilton Prague… Keep Reading

Czech doctors: Moravian wine helps erectile dysfunction
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Czech doctors: Moravian wine helps erectile dysfunction

Právo reports red wine helps stimulate blood circulation in diabetics Prague, Nov 13 (ČTK) — Moderate drinking of red wine containing the resveratrol antioxidant that stimulates blood circulation may help diabetics who suffer from erectile dysfunction, daily Právo writes today, citing experts who attended a reproductive medicine conference held in Brno these days. About 400,000… Keep Reading

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Brunch at Hotel Josef

Design hotel in Old Town ups the game on hotel breakfasts Where to go for Sunday brunch is a topic that often takes up a lot of discussion time in the expat community. One option that is often overlooked is trying out some of the upscale hotels. Hotel Josef has recently overhauled its breakfast service,… Keep Reading

cabbage
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Gov’t taking aim against vegetable dumping prices

Russian embargo has led to surpluses, falling prices of some produce Olomouc, North Moravia/Prague, Oct 2 (ČTK) — The first consignments of vegetables for dumping prices are heading for the Czech Republic, Jaroslav Zeman, the head of the Czech Vegetable Growers Association, said in Olomouc. Polish growers have supplied cabbage for dumping price to Czech… Keep Reading

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Russian food ban hits Czech farmers

Czech apple, vegetable prices fall markedly due to loss of Russian market Prague (ČTK) — The ban on imports of selected food products to Russia has led to a fall of purchasing prices of summer apples and vegetables in the Czech Republic, according to a poll carried out by ČTK. According to Agriculture Ministry spokesman… Keep Reading

Top 5 Latin bars in Prague
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Prague’s Top 5 Latin Bars

If you know where to look it is easy to get something aside from the ubiquitous guláš or pasta You might think that a night out in Prague is all about the deliciously and locally brewed beer… and you’re not wrong there. But believe it or not, there’s also a little Latin corner to be… Keep Reading

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New Year’s Eve at Prague’s top hotels

Gourmet meals, private fireworks and dancing till dawn If you want to splurge for New Year’s Eve, many of the big top-rated hotels are having gourmet meals followed by elaborate parties. One of the most elaborate evenings will be at Hilton Prague, which is using a New York City theme. Other players hoping to attract… Keep Reading

Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving: Prague expat hangouts and top hotels talk turkey

Options range from casual to classy, with prices following accordingly Going out to one of several restaurants for Thanksgiving has become a tradition in the American expat community. Thanksgiving, which falls on Nov. 28 this year, is not a holiday in the Czech Republic. Very few people have all day to spend cooking, and many… Keep Reading

Luka Lu Prague
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Luka Lu Restaurant Review: Some Balkan Color

A cluttered oasis in Malá Strana provides an escape from the outer world The liberal use of bright primary colors immediately lets you know that have left the grayish surroundings of Malá Strana behind and entered an Alice in Wonderland–style alternative reality. Tables and chairs are mounted on the ceiling, three giant bells hang in… Keep Reading

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Back home and out for a pint

There’s something I must confess: I’ve never lived in Prague, proper. When I moved to this country in 2002 I lived in a (now not so small anymore) village a few km northwest of the city. Being born and raised in a massive city like Buenos Aires, village life was a big change, but one… Keep Reading

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