Articles by Andrew Boag



City Grill Better Than Ever After Makeover

City Grill has re-opened its doors after almost a year's renovation. With a new look and a new menu, the restaurant had changed in every way apart from its name.

City Grill Better Than Ever After Makeover

City Grill has re-opened its doors after almost a year's renovation. With a new look and a new menu, the restaurant had changed in every way apart from its name.

Moonshine and the Mafia

The Real McCoy has a claim to fame none of its rivals can allege -- it's modeled after a speakeasy.

Moonshine and the Mafia

The Real McCoy has a claim to fame none of its rivals can allege -- it's modeled after a speakeasy.

the trough

Any seafood lover who feels that they must suffer on account of the considerable distance seperating Moscow from the sea should definitely pay a visit to Cutty Sark.

the trough

Any seafood lover who feels that they must suffer on account of the considerable distance seperating Moscow from the sea should definitely pay a visit to Cutty Sark.

the trough

It was karmically convenient that I got the call to write a review of the Old Muller restaurant, as it has always been on my ""to-do"" list of future culinary venues to sample.

the trough

It was karmically convenient that I got the call to write a review of the Old Muller restaurant, as it has always been on my ""to-do"" list of future culinary venues to sample.

red time stories

Don't put off until tomorrow that which you can put off until the day after tomorrow.

red time stories

Don't put off until tomorrow that which you can put off until the day after tomorrow.

the trough

No sooner had I started licking the remnants from the Snickers wrapper in my pocket, than help arrived.

red time stories

Buy now, pay later -- the corruptive words of the West. Translated, paraphrased it makes no difference.

red time stories

Buy now, pay later -- the corruptive words of the West. Translated, paraphrased it makes no difference.

the trough

No sooner had I started licking the remnants from the Snickers wrapper in my pocket, than help arrived.

red time stories

I saw clearly the path to that smooth stomach -- it was time to relight my smoking habit.

red time stories

I saw clearly the path to that smooth stomach -- it was time to relight my smoking habit.

red time stories

Why are they called ""wisdom"" teeth after all? Mine were not even smart enough to come out simultaneously.

red time stories

Why are they called ""wisdom"" teeth after all? Mine were not even smart enough to come out simultaneously.

Yandex Doubles Revenues, Claims Top Spot

Global player Lycos may be moving in but RuNet search engine and portal Yandex is feeling no pain.

State Duma's Legislators Offer Visitors Virtual Tour

The State Duma's legislation committee has stepped online with the launch of its Russian-language web site, allowing citizens a closer look inside the government at work.

Rambler Man Wins Yandex Cup

Yandex's Internet scavenger hunt came to an ironic conclusion with a Rambler employee claiming the title.

Scam Center Site Stays Ahead of Shenanigans

The People's Scamming Center is watching your back with their Russian-language web site kidalovka.narod.ru, an interesting guide on how to avoid being cheated and ripped off.

Tax Police Storms Internet With Launch of New Site

In an effort to keep with the times, the Tax Police has its own web site with all you need to know about Russia's men in black masks.

Web Site Gives Executives a Place to Talk Business

Thanks to the Ward Howell International recruiting agency, Russia's executives now have their own online society where they can pass around virtual business cards.

This Site Could Help You Catch Your Flight

Although rarely a favorite for travelers, Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport is for most the gateway to Russia. It does, however, have a rather decent online image.

Gramota.ru Makes Russian Language a Little Bit Easier

Speaking correctly and articulately is a quality admired everywhere, and this country is no exception. But don't fret, there's help on the Internet.

Don't Be Late for Work, Visit the City Traffic Site

With summer on its way and the roads about to fill up, anyone who drives a car here is sure to spend long, miserable hours stuck in horn-honking traffic.

Find Out More About Metro's Hidden Secrets

The metro will get you where you want to go, and do it rather quickly Ч but there's more to the metro than you think. Guiding you around is the Russian-language site Metro.ru.

Keeping a Constant Eye on the Kremlin

The ever-changing world surrounding the Kremlin has been captured forever Ч in 60-second intervals using web-cam technology.

Music Web Site Offers Legal Download of Russian Tunes

Feel like a break from scouring the kiosks in search of your favorite Russian tunes? Zvuki.ru could well be the web site for you.