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On A Plate Whether it’s a statement piece for your kitchen shelves, or a gift with a difference, Porcelanowa have become the city’s go-to answer for your porcelain problems…

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Caviar

A Class Act Though they’ve been producing it for years, 2018 felt like a breakthrough year for Antonius (antoniuscaviar.com), a Polish caviar brand that suddenly found itself being served up on the tables of Warsaw’s flashiest addresses: the Raffles Europejski, for instance. Farming Siberian and Russian sturgeon in ponds of crystal clear water from the

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Hip Hops

Made by Toruń’s Olbracht brewery, Pan Jałowiec is the non-alcoholic drink that’s got Warsaw talking. Produced using hops and juniper berries, the thirst quencher is mixed to a secret recipe coined in 1958 and is believed to be the only drink of its kind in Europe.

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Cocktails

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Sling Your Hook! Somerset Maugham, Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling: think of the Singapore Sling and it’s them one imagines – sat on rattan chairs, mopping their brows and sweating into hankies. Though inexorably associated with flouncy British toffs, this iconic drink has landed in Warsaw, and in its proper, official form. Served alongside a local

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Heat Seekers

The Indian scene is heating up, and in one restaurant’s case, literally. Served with a legal disclaimer, head to Guru to ‘enjoy’ Poland’s first phaal, a weapons grade curry that represents the deadliest rung on the Indian ladder. It’s not too different from having a cobra writhing in your guts (and no, we don’t mean

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Handmade

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It’s A Wrap Increasingly represented in stores and restaurants around Warsaw, Molino (molino.pl) have come to be recognized as Poland’s top authority on tortilla production. Blending Mexican techniques with local corn, this small-scale, family-run business proudly eschew all chemicals bar one: love!

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Artisanal

The Cherry On Top Life’s just a bowl of cherries, certainly for the folk at Cherry Tree, a family firm that’s taken the fruit to a different level.

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In The Raw

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Polish kimchi? And why not! The country’s love of cabbage has never been disputed, so the nation’s rediscovered appreciation of fermentation processes was always going to lead to creations such as this. No-one, though, has done it better than United Soil, a small firm that places emphasis on words such as organic and unpasteurized. For

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