Gastronomic Secrets of Tbilisi: A Delicious Route

Gastronomic Secrets of Tbilisi: A Delicious Route, Tbilisi, Georgia (B)

In 2016 I had the opportunity to cooperate with the Israeli channel TV2 – they asked me to help them with special dishes that are certainly worth a try, once you travel to Tbilisi. My list was quite long, and not all of my favourite dishes and restaurants were included in the program in the end, so I decided to share my tips here. Forgive me, my meat loving friends, but the food I am talking about is totally non-meaty. However, I’m sure you won’t regret following some of my tips. Let’s go explore the culinary scene of Tbilisi!

There are several restaurants in Tbilisi which are competing for the title of the best place for (meat) khinkali: for example, “Zakhar Zakharych” and “Pasanauri”. In my personal ratings juicy and spicy mushroom khinkali from the restaurant, which is hidden in the courtyard of the Museum of Literature, are the best. My stomach votes for them!

Recently I discovered that some Western people call honey cake “Soviet cake”. It was quite hilarious, but also true somehow, as many Ukrainian and Russian friends of mine who are settled in Germany are actually missing this kind of cake (also known as medovik). So it might be related to that common period of our co-existence. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Gastronomic Secrets of Tbilisi: A Delicious Route
Guide Location: Georgia » Tbilisi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daria Kholodilina
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sofia Melnikova’s Fantastic Doucan
  • Museum of Literature
  • Book Corner
  • Dedaena Park
  • Leila
  • Anchiskhati Basilica
  • Ezo
  • Retro
  • Laguna
  • Cafe Gabriadze
  • Barbarestan
  • gVino
  • Tashre