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FLOREASCA’S TOP RESTAURANTS

The Best cafes, bars and restaurants in Bucharest neighborhood Floreasca brought to you by one of the pickiest person alive! Floreasca was built as an old workers neighborhood, now one of the trendiest.

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Where are the best rooftop bars and restaurants

Dinner in the sky, who doesn’t love it? Sometimes you feel like going up into the sky for a good meal or cocktail for a  dazzling city view. Lovely by day, magic by night due to the city lights, here’s the  best rooftop places you have to go while in Bucharest. AstroDom, located on rooftop of the chic Residence Hotel in Casin-Domenii, this lovely terrace is decorated in a charming and tasteful way. In addition to furniture there are a lot of arranged flowers, plants,…

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Where to go for breakfast?

Smell the coffee or feel the good taste of a morning tea! Romanian’s are not so used to having breakfast. Or let’s say they were not used since in the last years, they started to adopt a healthier life style and give breakfast  the proper importance. All hotels provide a good breakfast but if you want to go outside a hotel for a great beginning of the day, here is a list of places I would go. Rue du Pain, you can’t find a better…

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Romanian traditional food

Romanian flavours, a must try! Romanian cuisine is very similar to other Balkan countries like Serbia, Hungary or Bulgaria. Cabbage rolls, the sour soups, cabbage rolls or various kind of sausages can be found in the Balcans but they taste different depending the geographic location. The difference is in how these foods are cooked, the spices used, which gives unique flavors . Some food are found only in certain regions of Romania such as ’ ciorba de potroace’, sour cabbage soup or ’bulzul cu branza…

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Oriental Food Bucharest

Where to eat oriental food

Yes, we love oriental food. In Bucharest there is a strong influence of oriental flavours. But there are not too many places where you can really eat authentic turkish or arabic food. As usual, most of them have kind of kitch design, but not all. As I’m really into this kind of food, here are my picks: Divan is the trendy turkish restaurant in town, with modern design by Corvin (romanian architect). If you visit Istanbul you will hardly find such a great mix between…

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Raw food

Where to eat raw, vegan and unprocessed food.

In the last years more and more people prefer raw food. Unprocessed foods or processed foods at temperatures below 40 degrees Celsius. Many argue that we should turn our eating habits toward raw and vegan food since most of the food is processed food that is really not healthy. Some experts believe that cooked foods above 40 degrees has lost much of its nutritional value and that is less healthy. Even if I’m not raw vegan enthusiast, I made up a list with the best…

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Cool bars in Romana Area

If you feel like going out at night for a drink and a small chat but you don’t feel like going in one of the big clubs, try one of the cool  bars in Romana area. From hip and cool to underground, here’s where you should go to. Fratelli Espresso Bar is very close to the Romanian Athene or Hilton Athene Palace. The bar is funky and eclectic in music, design and people. The perfect place to go for a drink, great cocktails, good tapas…

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Beer houses

Where to go for beer? Top beer houses in Bucharest.

Who’s up for a beer? Beer is a social drink, it is the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and is the third-most popular drink overall, after water and tea. The brewing industry is a global business, consisting of several dominant multinational companies and many thousands of smaller producers ranging from brewpubs to regional breweries. Beer houses or pubs can be the perfect place for a night out in town. Caru cu bere, one of the oldest restaurant and beer houses of Bucharest. It is…

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Romanian urban fashion designers

Romanian urban fashion designers

Who doesn’t feel good when dressed up? It doesn’t matter if it’s an ordinary or a special day, it’s important to feel good in your own skin and cloths. The urban life asks for comfortable cloths but all women use fashion to reflect who they are or to make their own statements, so clothes are an important part of this sophisticated game. Here are a few of  Romanian urban fashion designers. Lena Criveanu is one of those urban designers who manage to perfectly harmonize fashion…

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Romanian luxury woman designers

Romanian woman love fashion! Don’t they all? They would spend their entire savings for one particular dress that got their attention. You can see that on the street, but more obvious at special events or by night as they dress up to party. There are many Romanian luxury woman designers to please all wishes, here are my favorite ones. Catalin Botezatu, there would be so much to say about this amazing designer but we don’t have enough space here. Botezatu attended the European Institute of Fashion in…

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