Your culinary adventure of Kiev starts with the hotel pick-up, once you meet your friendly local guide. During the tour, you will have 4 food stops at the traditional Ukrainian restaurants, where you will sample the best national dishes.
Begin your acquaintance with Ukrainian cuisine with a traditional starter – assorted salo that is so beloved by all Ukrainians. Moreover, a welcoming host will treat you to a complimentary homemade liquor.
Follow your guide to the next restaurant, where you’ll be offered to try the most popular Ukrainian soup – borsch. Its main ingredients are beetroot, cabbage and potatoes and it’s often served with sour cream.
Continue your gastro trip by tasting mouthwatering vareniki (dumplings or pierogi). You may choose the stuffing on your taste. The most popular fillings are potato, mushrooms, sauerkraut, ground meat, and cottage cheese. Depending on the filling, varenyky are served with melted butter, fried onions, and sour cream.
To free some space for a dessert, you will walk around the central part of Kiev and visit a popular indoor market Bessarabskyi. This market offers a wide selection of foodstuff, including exotic fruits, gourmet seafood, local gastronomy, etc. It’s very colorful and you may buy some dainties for you, having bargained with the vendor first.To finalize this cheerful food tour, you will enjoy a dessert at one on the most popular city’s restaurants.