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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Restaurant News

Courtesy Of Vodka Bar
Chinese restaurant Tan has introduced a special business lunch menu. On weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. the lunch offerings include such dishes as baked duck breast (150 rubles), prawn salad with fresh fruit (150 rubles), fried corn with pine nuts (150 rubles) and Peking dumplings (190 rubles). Every dish comes with steamed rice or steamed Chinese bread, and with every order of two dishes guests receive complimentary green tea. Tan is also offering three varieties of Japanese lunches (220-300 rubles).

13/1 Oruzheiny Per., 251-0877/1572, M. Mayakovskaya.

Vodka Bar is hosting an exhibition titled "Mannequins" till June 1. The exhibition is a collaboration between Moscow artist Dmitry Shorin and St. Petersburg art photographer Dmitry Provotorov. Their work (pictured) combines a blend of silk-screen printing with oil on canvas and aims to break down the border between high and popular culture.

18b Ul. Lva Tolstogo, 246-9669, M. Park Kultury.

Seafood restaurant Sirena is holding a prawn festival. The special promotion, which the restaurant describes as a "people's festival," is to be offered through May 20. The people will be able to try such dishes as Catalonian-style king prawns with mozzarella and cherry tomatoes (1,000 rubles), mini shashlik with prawns, sour-and-salty potatoes and marinated red onion (600 rubles) and classic risotto with prawns (600 rubles). For those feeling particularly at one with the people, there are even boiled prawns for beer (100 rubles per 100 grams).

15 Bolshaya Spasskaya Ul., 208-1412/0200, M. Sukharevskaya.

Asian seafood restaurant Market has introduced a menu of Beijing dishes. The special offer is to be available until the end of summer and includes crispy pig ear salad with enokitake mushrooms and sweet peppers (450 rubles), chicken giblets in a clay pot with five-spice sauce (480 rubles), shark tail wok fried with green vegetables (1,280 rubles) and a mix of tiger prawns, kamchatka crabs, mini calamari and vegetables in X.O. sauce (980 rubles). Market has also introduced Japanese dishes to its regular menu, including sushi, sashimi, rolls and miso soup.

18 Sadovaya-Samotyochnaya Ul., Bldg. 1, 650-3770/4131, M. Tsvetnoi Bulvar.

The enormous beerhouse chain that is Kruzhka has opened yet another bar downtown. The new, 24th Kruzhka seats 120 people and has a pleasant courtyard. As at all the other bars in the chain, the new Kruzhka is showing the hockey World Championship through May 13.

30/2 Ul. Bolshaya Lubyanka, 411-9445, M. Turgenevskaya.

-- Nathan Toohey