Kiseli Kupus: the Balkan hardcore pickle guide

Illustration by Blanka Boskov

Praised for its gastronomical and allegedly healing qualities, the famous Balkan dish is simultaneously seasonal, historic, local and of course, even a bit macho Anybody who has been to the United States recently (or watched the Portlandia skit making fun

Let them eat horse: Everything you wanted to know about horsemeat but were afraid to ask Tesco


Out here in the Balkan wilderness, horsemeat is less of a scandal, more of a delicacy. Here’s a quick overview of horse restaurants and recipes from around the region, including fruity horsemeat roast and Croatian horsemeat zgvacet Horsemeat panic has

Kafana, one of the top 101 places to eat on Earth


Manhattan’s lone Serbian restaurant is a perpetual dinner party and you’ll all invited One of the recent Newsweek issues published a list of 101 best places to eat all over the planet, compiled by a number of famous chefs. Among

McDonald’s in the Balkans: a brief history

Kosovo: a DIY McDonald's

From a source of national pride to a symbol of US imperialism, the American fast food chain has left its mark in the Balkans In March of 1988, Belgrade, Yugoslavia became the first city in the communist world to open

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Food, food, glorious food: Serbia promo video

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This just came out, and it seems Serbia finally has a decent promo video for an international spin. Gone are the boring shots of mountains and rivers, instead we got food – simple, but tasty. The video may be a

Peace Mac: McDonald’s in Sarajevo


Big Mac is alright, but we still prefer the Bosnian cevapi On Tuesday 19 July 2011, after nearly ten years of negotiation, the first McDonald’s opened in Sarajevo. The celebration was lead by the Bosnian Chairman of Presidency Zeljko Komsic