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  • Asian Comfort Food Near ITMO Campuses

    What’s a better way to fight the frost than a giant bowl of steaming-hot ramen? Here’re some of the best Asian cuisine places that are a non-freezing distance away from campus. 


  • Do Soup Therapy Like a Russian

    As the days get shorter and darker, how about a bowl of hot, hearty soup to cure the blues? Try local flavors and maybe feel better as a bonus. 


  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Vasileostrovsky Market

    In the heart of St. Petersburg, the historic Vasileostrovsky Market is experiencing a transformation from a place where pushy babushkas sold pickles and herring along with counterfeit jeans to an urban center not unlike its European counterparts.


  • Try If You Dare: Five Scary (and Delicious) Russian Foods

    Ooey, gooey, slimey, gluey… We’re not talking candy corn here. We’re talking hardcore, vegetarian-unfriendly, Halloween-every-day kind of staples. Here’s what’s lingering in the dimly lit caverns of a Russian fridge.


  • Student Grub: Our Easy Meal Favorites

    It’s not all about the instant noodles… Healthy, fast and delicious – and even a little exotic – is the name of the game when it comes to making a perfect student meal, whether it’s a quick breakfast, hearty lunch, or a hard day’s night dinner. Here’s what we love.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 12-13, 2019

    From impactful photography and enthralling music to delicious food and cinematic explorations, this weekend in St. Petersburg abounds with interesting events for you to attend!


  • Pickle Like a Russian

    Crunchy, refreshing and super easy to make – Russian dill pickles pack in all the autumn flavor and none of the fuss, turning you into an instant celebrity chef.


  • Taiwanese Nutrition Scientist on Foodsharing, Functional Foods, and Grashopper Protein

    Dr. Venkatakrishnan Kamesh is a renowned specialist in functional food and nutraceuticals. He is currently a researcher at Chung Shan Medical University (Taiwan) and a guest lecturer at many universities of India and Taiwan, with his topics ranging from food biology and clinical biochemistry to physiology, pharmacology and biotechnological innovations. Dr. Kamesh recently gave a course at ITMO University. In this interview, he speaks about the future of functional food and nutraceuticals, key issues of the food industry, and their many prospective solutions. 


  • Dine with a View in St. Petersburg

    One of the great drawcards of St. Petersburg is the beautiful architecture that you can see in and around the city center. Historically, private houses in St. Petersburg could not be built taller than the height of the Winter Palace, so the more-or-less horizontal skyline of the city was preserved. That being said, there are plenty of beautiful rooftops, riverside restaurants, and suburban cafes where you can enjoy not only a nice meal but also an inspiring vista of the entire city. Here's a look at some of the great summertime views you can find in St. Petersburg.


  • Taste Summer Like a Russian

    Summer's got you down with not exactly sweltering temps? You can still pretend like it's August with fruity, fizzy and altogether joyful flavors.


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