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4 pieces of czech livanec pancakes on raspberry sauce and sour cream on top with a sprig of mint

Czech Desserts – Livanec

Czech Desserts – Livanec As you browse restaurant menus you’ll find different sorts of pancakes. In a tourist environment they would be what Czechs call “palacinky” (sounds like palla-chin-key) but the authentic Czech pancake is Livanec. If you’ve ever tried the dutch mini-pancakes called Poffertjes, it’s cooked the same way, just bigger. Like many desserts, … Read More

blackboard with chalk written menu in czech language

Prague Chalkboard Menus

Prague Chalkboard Menus If you want to get into the city then you are going to have to step out of your comfort zone and that means accepting that local places often do not have English language menus. I’m not going to do a whole load of menu translations, you can read more about meals … Read More

czech food called moravsky vrabec incuding pork with fat on the meat, red and white sweet cabbage and bread dumplings

Czech Food – Moravsky Vrabec

Czech Food – Moravsky Vrabec People who know me know that in Prague, even with all the English language menu translations, I still turn to the Czech pages if I’m ordering food. The reason is simple and this meal is an excellent example. On an English language menu you might see “roast pork with dumplings” … Read More

prague hot dogs menu board showing pictures of hot dogs served in long rolls or with sliced bread

Prague Hot Dogs

Prague Hot Dogs It’s not quite a full meal but it’s more than a snack. Personally for the same price I can get 3 or 4 Chlebicky (open sandwiches) which are much more healthy but I guess you don’t get the “ketchup running down the chin” experience. There are different Prague hot dogs so here … Read More

two open czech sandwiches. One is ham and egg, the other is smoked salmone

The Czech Open Sandwich – Chlebicek

Chlebicek – the Czech Open Sandwich When I first arrived in Prague what I considered to be a sandwich was two pieces of bread with something in the middle. For me an open sandwich was party food. Then you come to realise that a Chlebiček (it sounds like if you say Hlebeecheck) is fresh, quick … Read More

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Prague Beer Halls – U Vejvodu

Prague Beer Halls – U Vejvodu There’s a difference between a spacious pub or micro-brewery and a beer hall. The clue is in the name i.e. “hall”. It has to be cavernous on the inside so in all the years I’ve lived in Prague I’ve only ever recommended friends to go to one of my … Read More

Prague Folklore and Medieval Tour Review

Prague Folklore and Medieval Tour Review The format of this type of tour is that you’ll be based in one place with unlimited beer/wine. They can both be fun and interactive so your choice of tour will determine the entertainment offered. For example on a Prague Folklore tour it will mostly be music/dancing and you’ll … Read More

flight of beers in prague

Czech Food and Beer Tasting Walking Tour

Czech Food and Beer Tasting, Selected Beer, Classic Czech Food and Great Conversation NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at https://www.livingpraguetours.com where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc. Any links below … Read More

LOKAL PRAGUE – Buy a Homeless Person a Meal

Lokal – Buying a Meal for the Homeless I described in the Novy Prostor post how you can buy a meal for the homeless but I thought it was worth raising it’s profile because many people don’t realise how easy it can be to help the homeless with a single simple act. While you are … Read More

Prague Nut Allergy Advice

Managing a Nut Allergy in Prague Having a Nut allergy is a serious business. On this post I’ll explain the EU Allergen system, suggest things to avoid here in Prague, suggest specific instances to look out for, where to get a replacement Epipen and a full “Allergy Warning” text for you to print. Allergen List … Read More