One of the ways in which the Czechs lead the entire world is their strict dedication to delicious Christmas pastries. “Vánoční cukroví,” or “Christmas cookies” in English, are not just a comforting indulgence for the holidays, but an important skill and social custom that bonds people together. With the amount of love they put into it, it’s rude and selfish to turn down a Czech grandma who offers you cukroví, so don’t even think about it. It doesn’t matter if you’re already full, on a diet, or diabetic. You better grab at least 3 of those cookies. Usually, vánoční cukroví come in large assortments so choosing which one you want can be nerve-wracking. To help narrow things down, here are theContinue Reading

A new pop-up bistro has opened next to the Šlechtova Villa in Prague’s Stromovka park. The stand, in a black former shipping container, serves burgers, hot dogs, fries, ice cream, beer and other refreshments. In the long term, a restaurant will open in the renovated villa, but that has again been delayed.Continue Reading