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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 9:30am 
    -> 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
December 25, 2018

Hitting the Sauce: Satsivi Season in Tbilisi

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Tbilisi -- There was no wind and we were in the middle of the Black Sea on a bright summer day, puttering across the deep blue expanse in a chaika, a small wooden Cossack war ship that its Ukrainian sailors had equipped with a diesel motor. We were two days out from Yalta, and our captain, Myron, was looking eastward towards our destination of Batumi, his blue eyes glazed in a dreamy state of longing. Read more