St. Petersburg

Get ready to challenge all your pre-conceived notions of Russian life. Andrew's taking a culinary tour through St. Petersburg, the cultural capitol of Russia.

Go to Episode
Filter: All
Sleep
Grand Hotel Europe

Andrew stays at the Grand Hotel Europe where he tries Russia's most famous contribution to the culinary world -- caviar. At the Caviar Bar, he has a sampler plate with Sevruga caviar, Belulga caviar and Osetra caviar (his favorite).

Nevsky Prospect, Mikhailovskaya Ulitsa 1/7, St. Petersburg, Russia

 
See & Do
Kuznechny Market

In the heart of the city, Andrew tries local foods including pickled bull's heart tomatoes, Vobla (dried herring with the egg sac still intact) and pork terrine made with pistachios and tongue.

Kuznechny Pereulok 3, St. Petersburg 191002, Russia

 
Eat
U Toichi Na Blinax

At this popular cafeteria-style restaurant, Andrew tries fried fish with garlic and dill sauce, potato salad with wild mushrooms, cold borscht and cow's tongue.

St. Petersburg, Russia

See & Do
Blinnie Ostrova

After stopping at a road-side kvas stand, Andrew tastes St. Petersburg's most famous street food, blinis. Andrew tries blini stuffed with herring and then learns how to make them at Blinnie Ostrova.

St. Petersburg, Russia

Eat
Podvorye

In search of an authentic Russian-style restaurant, Andrew heads about 30 km south of St. Petersburg to enjoy Russian folk music and try Salo (cured pork fat eaten on bread), pickled lamprey and brown bear.

16 Filtrovskoye Shosse, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg 196625, Russia

 

More Iceland Travel Guides

Booze Traveler: Iceland Travel Guide

The land is cold, but the people are warm and full of spirit — the kind of spirit you can drink!

Bizarre Foods: Iceland

Andrew heads to Iceland, the land of fire and ice, complete with glaciers, hot springs, geysers and ...

More Travel Inspirations

American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps
American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps

Enter for a chance to win an adventure getaway, plus $25k!

Food.com Holiday
Food.com's 50+ Top Holiday Food Gifts

Give them what they really want!

HGTV Dream Home
HGTV Dream Home 2015

Take a tour of the home we’ll be giving away. Look inside HGTV Dream Home 2015 now!