Eastern European

Great Eastern European food can be found with the help of savvy Chowhounds. Get advice on where to find Polish, Ukranian, Russian, and Hungarian food near you and discuss recipes and general thoughts on these cuisines.

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With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

Yonkers Miasarnia for delicious kielbasy...

by gutreactions 7 months ago

They have been importing and producing Eastern European specialties like kielbasa since the 1960s, and I am pleased to report that our latest buy there was terrific! We drove down winding Palmer Av...

The woman saving Georgia's lost cheeses

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"... From the Svaneti region deep in the Caucasus Mountains to the Samtskhe-Javakheti region to the south (and beyond), these are some of the more popular artisanal cheeses that are being re-in...

Alps Village | Palm Desert

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Anyone tried Alps Village in Palm Desert? It promotes itself as "Oktoberfest Every Day". What makes me especially curious about it is that besides German specialties, it offers cuisine of the form...

Cevapcici @ Alps Village | Palm Desert

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A year ago I met my chowpal at Palms Springs airport and offered him two dinner options: 1) 10pm, earliest dinner reservation at a known place in Palm Springs or 2) Dash to Palm Dessert before t...

Dining in Tbilisi, Georgia

by versicle 2 years ago

Just returned from a two-week trip to Georgia, where the food is extremely varied, usually made from local ingredients, and generally delicious. A few highlights. Azarphesha We dined her...

Russian Or Eastern European Stores In Sacramento

by Matt Hall 13 years ago

I am searching for Russian or Eastern European grocery stores and/or markets in Sacramento. So far I am familiar with two but I am searching for more: Baryozka in Rocklin and Kolobok in Carmicha...

Albinuta... a Romanian cake

by tweetie 3 years ago

Today I was given a slice of this delicious layered cake. Searches for a recipe and more information about it have turned up nothing. Is anyone familiar with this delightful traditional Romanian ...

Suburban Chicago Ethnic Markets?

by cajungwailo 5 years ago

I enjoy the big ethnic markets in the burbs, like H Mart, and Patel Brothers. Can anybody point me to a (large) one featuring Eastern European, Czech, or German foods? Thanks!

In search of Kolaches-Durham/Chapel Hill

by Panski 6 years ago

Husband and I just got back from a two-month road trip to Texas. After leaving Houston, I pined for the wonderful bahn mi sandwiches for two or three dollars, the many Mexican seafood restaurants t...

Help what is this food?

by I_love_food 3 years ago

So I am currently in Japan right now and stopped at a Russian restaurant named Baikal located in Roppongi, tokyo. I had this soup kind of thing called "鶏肉、野菜のつぼ焼き トマト風味" on the menu, which translat...

ISO Pierogi for tonight

by JennaBean 4 years ago

Looking to pick up some pierogi for tonight. Any place on the Yonge subway line, St. Lawrence Market or Dandforth/Leslieville where I may be able to find some that aren't frozen? Thanks in advan...

How do you get condiments found while traveling abroad stateside?

by youdoofus 4 years ago

I traveled to Romania this last summer and had some of their wonderful food, influding a mustard made by Knorr called "Mustar Calsic" Ive contacted Knorr directly and they dont sell it in the USA. ...

Staropolska | Logan Square - Chicago

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

After stops at Ajé Cafe and Binny's, then a walk around Wrigleyville, our dinner stop was closer to our home base. http://www.chowhound.com/post/aje-cafe-binnys-lakeview-chicago-1042838 I could no...

How to eat a knish

by JungMann 13 years ago

When I first moved to New York I knew that I had to try a few things: bagels with real lox and cream cheese, deli pastrami and a knish. I tried them all within my first few months here and fell abs...

Kifla recipe, please?

by laurie 13 years ago

Kifla is a Romanian holiday delicacy (at least for my family, which originally came to this country from northern Transylvania, close to the current-day Hungarian border), consisting of a sweet bre...


by ChancesR 4 years ago

Haven't been a regular shopper here until recently. The Csabai (Hungarian) salami is outstanding, as is the spicy beer sausage, which I've been slicing thin on the bias and frying up with zucchini...

Kielbasa & other German & Eastern European Sausages, Chicago Area

by huiray 10 years ago

Where do you get your polish & other sausages? Who has the greatest Kielbasa? I don't mean eat-in places, I mean places to get sausages for taking home to cook yourself. In Indy I would go to Kla...

Albanian looking for real Albanian food!

by RasBardhylis 14 years ago

Since the closing of Cafe Appolonia in Rozzy I'm at a loss for somewhere to get an authentic Albanian oriented dinner. Anyone here know of anywhere else I can try????? I'm willing to travel as m...

Mirage Bulgarian Grill & Bar - Phoenix

by Seth Chadwick 15 years ago

One of my favorite meal experiences involved a late night in Munich and a beer hall that was just about the only thing open in the city. I stumbled in and had a fantastic meal of sausages, potatoes...

Euro Bistro in Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Contemplating a visit to Placerville area later this summer. This Czech spot looks interesting. What say you, chowhounds? Euro Bistro 545 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667 Phone:(530) 306-6670 ...