Articles by Jennifer Chater



A Hype-Free Hideaway

An obscure lane about halfway between Hermitage Garden and Tsvetnoi Bulvar isn't what realtors have in mind when they crow ""location, location, location!""

A Hype-Free Hideaway

An obscure lane about halfway between Hermitage Garden and Tsvetnoi Bulvar isn't what realtors have in mind when they crow ""location, location, location!""

Banana Begets Bangles

Banana Leaf may not have had the best food in town, but it was sad to see the closure of the only Indian restaurant experimenting with an expat-oriented sports bar theme.

Kolomna Calling

A quick day trip can take you deep into the provinces, where the capital's proximity is scarcely felt.

No Mare Milk at Yurta

If you're craving some Tuvan delicacies like araka milk vodka or the sheep-blood dish khan, be forewarned you won't find them at cafe Yurta.

Grabli 3

These days, Moscow's top restaurateurs aren't too proud to cater for both ends of the market.

Two Sides to Spicy

By calling itself Spicy, the new Chinese and Thai restaurant on Ulitsa Krasina certainly raised expectations.

Shellfish and a Shampoo

Probably the only restaurant in town that offers Kamchatka crab legs in a ginger sauce and a haircut on the side is Restoran Morskikh Gadov.

Catching Fraudsters Beats Biological Science

Solving the mystery of where money has gone gives Ian Colebourne a sense of vindication and justice.

They Aim for a Land Down Under

The inclusion of Australia's most beloved foodstuff, Vegemite, on the menu inspired high hopes that Australian Open would prove to be an authentic Aussie pub.

They Aim for a Land Down Under

The inclusion of Australia's most beloved foodstuff, Vegemite, on the menu inspired high hopes that Australian Open would prove to be an authentic Aussie pub.

For Urban Epicures, a Taste of the Arctic

For a cool Arctic escape on a hot summer's day, you don't have to travel any further than China Town.

For Urban Epicures, a Taste of the Arctic

For a cool Arctic escape on a hot summer's day, you don't have to travel any further than China Town.

Sholk Offers a Feast From The East

Given the popularity of the Yakitoria restaurant near Belorusskaya metro, where starving sushi-seekers line up outside waiting for space even on the coldest winter nights, sooner or later somebody had to see the sense in opening another stylish Eastern eatery right next door.

Sholk Offers a Feast From The East

Given the popularity of the Yakitoria restaurant near Belorusskaya metro, where starving sushi-seekers line up outside waiting for space even on the coldest winter nights, sooner or later somebody had to see the sense in opening another stylish Eastern eatery right next door.

At Work Perfecting The Brew

After 3 1/2 years of perfecting the brewing art at his glitzy microbrewery restaurant in St. Petersburg, Oleg Tinkov has finally opened a Tinkoff beer restaurant in Moscow.

At Work Perfecting The Brew

After 3 1/2 years of perfecting the brewing art at his glitzy microbrewery restaurant in St. Petersburg, Oleg Tinkov has finally opened a Tinkoff beer restaurant in Moscow.

the trough

Of all Moscow's microbrewery restaurants, Pyaty Okean stands out. For starters, the beer taps are right on your table. You can pour as much as you want, whenever you want.

the trough

Of all Moscow's microbrewery restaurants, Pyaty Okean stands out. For starters, the beer taps are right on your table. You can pour as much as you want, whenever you want.

the trough - Moi Druzya

The Italian trattoria Moi Druzya has an atmosphere and cuisine that suit any occasion.

the trough - Moi Druzya

The Italian trattoria Moi Druzya has an atmosphere and cuisine that suit any occasion.

the trough - Na Brestskoi

The style wave around Belorusskaya has spread to the back streets with the reopening of Na Brestskoi.

the trough - Na Brestskoi

The style wave around Belorusskaya has spread to the back streets with the reopening of Na Brestskoi.