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czech-apples
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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

top prague hotels
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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

kaaba-ch
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A postcard from Spain

I’m spending a few days in Spain attending some not very pleasant family business, but I thought I drop a few lines about something typical of the beer, or rather, bar culture of the region I am right now, tapas. There are a few places in Prague that call themselves ‘Tapas Bar’. They are all… Keep Reading

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Czech Beer Festival

Sixth-annual beer fest returns for 17 days of suds in the sun For those who like beer – and I mean really, really like it, in both quality and quantity – the Czech Beer Festival is one of the year’s highlights, not only for those in Prague. The 17-day event, running this year from Thursday,… Keep Reading

Únětický Pivovar
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The advantage of smaller brands

Last week, Únětický Pivovar invited me, together with a few journalists, to the rather informal presentation of their Masopustní Speciál, a very nice 11º černé pivo. It was a great day (any day spent at a brewery is great) with good food, wonderful beer and the company of friends and really cool people. In order… Keep Reading

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When a pub won’t do

Beer, any beer, even mediocre ones, will always taste better at a good pub. A pub that not only knows how to look after those beers, but also has that extra thing that invites you to stay at least a pint longer than you had planned, even if you are alone. There are times, however,… Keep Reading

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