Fodor's Expert Review Vatrushka

$$ Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya Russian Fodor's Choice

The name comes from a popular Russian pastry, but there's nothing common or traditional about the presentations in this old mansion stripped down to its bare-brick walls. Head Chef Dmitry Shurshakov lets fresh, locally sourced ingredients shine through in dishes like stewed turkey necks with pearl barley and spiced carrot puree, and cauliflower and cod liver crème brûlée. You can enjoy the namesake vatrushka, a cottage cheese–filled pie, for dessert.

Russian Romantic Sophisticated Breakfast Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

5 ul. Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Moscow, Moscow  121069, Russia

495-530–5511

www.vatrushka-cafe.ru

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