In a czarist-era hotel with antique bay windows and light fixtures, oil paintings, and elegant dark-wood furniture, Laterna specializes in Russian fare with a Finnish twist. Once the haunt of artists and writers, the scene here is still lively—occasional performances on the weekends can include the famous Finnish tango. Classic dishes include vorschmack (a hash of beef, lamb, and herring), blini, and borscht with sour cream.
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