Extraordinary Culinary Experiences (a sampling)
Warsaw: Belvedere: Located in the New Orangery of Royal Lazienki Park, this elegant restaurant offers an international menu composed by chefs from Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw.
Warsaw: Gessler Restaurant: Sited right on the Main Market Square in the old town, the setting is an aristocratic residence, the culinary delights are the classic Polish dishes, traditional dishes - boar, venison and pheasant in season - are based on old Polish recipes
Krakow: Wierzynek: Probably the most famous restaurant in Poland, this landmark venue (dating to the late 14th century) serves up mostly Polish specialties, such as pierogi stuffed with cabbage and wild mushrooms and succulent loin of pork; soup lovers will enjoy crayfish, wild mushroom or beetroot with dumplings soups. U.S. presidents, the Shah of Iran, President Nehru of India are among the dignitaries who have dined here.
Krakow: Chlopskie Jadlo: The name translates to “peasant kitchen,” and the décor is authentically rustic. Popular with visitors and locals alike the country-style menu includes golabki (stuffed cabbage), fried potatoes with garlic sauce and any kind of pierogi.
Krakow: Pod Aniolami. Located in a 13th century dwelling, this fine restaurant is famous for its marinated meats, cooked on a beech wood grill, as well as other Polish specialties.