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March 4, 2016

Old Market & Beyond: A Walk on Tbilisi’s Culinary Wild Side

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Tbilisi --
Book now Give as a gift  US $95/adult
  • 2-7 people  Old Tbilisi      ~7 hours 10:30am 
    -> Sololaki  (Tue-Sat)
Quick bite: Our tour unravels the secrets of the feast by exploring Tbilisi’s central farmer’s market, sampling national dishes, tasting natural wines and feasting at a family-owned courtyard restaurant. Read more
Tbilisi -- Located between Tbilisi’s central train station and Dynamo Stadium is the Georgian capital’s largest and oldest open-air marketplace – the Deserter’s Bazaar. Named after the soldiers who fled the Czar’s army in the early 19th century and sold their guns and equipment there, the bazaar today is the main food source of most of Tbilisi’s restaurants and many families seeking the best bargains in fresh produce. It is a raw, chaotic warren of unprocessed victuals delivered daily, directly from the countryside, and a site not often featured in travel guides. Yet, no place in the city provides deeper insight into Georgia’s rich food culture than the Deserter’s Bazaar, for this convergence point is where it all begins.Read more
July 30, 2019

Armazis Kheoba: Down by the River

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Tbilisi -- Summer in Tbilisi means sweet and sour cherries, plums, apricots, peaches, fresh figs, watermelons and, most importantly, tomatoes that taste the way God intended them to. It’s a season bursting with flavors – but there’s a hitch. Read more
July 18, 2019

Cafe Littera: A Tbilisi Culinary Pioneer Faces an Uncertain Future

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Tbilisi -- On June 20, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze signed a decree abolishing the Writer’s House of Georgia, Tbilisi’s leading institution of literary culture and the home of Cafe Littera, the restaurant that gave birth to the culinary revolution Georgia is currently going through. As soon as the ink was dry, the Writer’s House accounts were frozen and its directors were suddenly dismissed with only half a month’s salary. The fate of Cafe Littera is unknown. Read more