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“fabulous counterculture coffee shop and food store”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of LavkaLavka Cafe - CLOSED

LavkaLavka Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Basmanny
Description: LavkaLavka offers gastronomical delights using only local and seasonal products.We invite you to visit our:-Daily farmer's lunch from Tuesdays to Sundays-Culinary workshops, -Expat evenings,-Gastronomical reconstructions of classical Russian book scenes (Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Gogol )-farmers store offering a good choice of local farm products
Toronto, Canada
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“fabulous counterculture coffee shop and food store”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

It's so ambitious -- aiming to transform the whole food system to make it environmentally sustainable and while doing that offering great snacks and drinks in a super-friendly atmosphere. One long table -- lots of room to find a place and no reason not to strike up a conversation with someone nearby, who's as interesting as you. Great coffees, some Russian specialties like Kvass, and a chance to see the incubation of direct farm-to-customer sales, Character-filled food dominates the surroundings and the staff and customers are a treat in themselves -- you can't help but feel the optimism of Boris, the manager.

Visited July 2013
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