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Czech Beer The Font of Eternal Youth

An Introduction to Drinking Czech Beer Basics of Czech Beer i.e. Colour and Strength Your main choice will be Light or Dark. By light I mean light in colour NOT light in strength. Dark beer is closer to an English “bitter” and not to be confused with a Stout or Guinness etc. In Czech a … Read More

Prague Food Top Six Picks

Prague Food Top Picks – It’s Filling Coming to Prague for a few days and want to know what Prague food is like? Want to know which you absolutely have to include as part of your trip? then my top 6 Prague food meat classics (and one dessert) are below. This is just a quick … Read More

Czech Food Cooking Classes in Prague

Czech Food Cooking Classes I was fortunate enough to have a real Czech Babicka (mother-in-law) to observe and learn some of the tips and tricks for making classic Czech food. I soon learned that soups could be like a French consomme at one end of the scale and thick enough to cut with a knife … Read More

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Prague Food Tours

Prague Food Tours In this post I’m looking at Prague food tour options where the emphasis is on the food, it’s history, how it fits into the culture and how it’s constructed. Great conversation is fine but you’re paying for a food tour. Since 2014 Prague has become one of the best food tourism destinations … Read More

Naplavka Farmers Market

Naplavka Farmers Market There are different Farmer’s Markets around Prague running on different weekdays but generally they’ll all be open on Saturday. Naplavka (it means “on the embankment”) is a Saturday morning market from 8am although they do stretch it out to late afternoon to catch the “early dinner” crowd. It runs all year and … Read More

ribs or zebrak in prague advertised by a donkey saying please dont eat me

We Don’t Eat Zebra

We Don’t Eat Zebra It comes as a shock to people when they see Zebra on the menu, causing people to run for the doors screaming about protecting our stripy friends. But don’t worry, its not Zebra its Žebra which means “Ribs”. For a country with a large meat-eating diet it’s a meal which is … Read More

Prague Markets Pay By Weight Food

Prague Markets – Pay By Weight What You Need To Know In any of the Prague markets both internal or external there’ll be food stalls. People are used to things like fruit and vegetables being sold by the kilo but they don’t often associate it with food stalls. In Prague we divide these into “Fixed” … Read More

This is Bramborak with a portion of Zeli (sauerkraut) on the top

Prague Markets and Hot Street Food

Prague Markets and Street Food to Keep you Warm You’ll see all the options below at the Prague Christmas Markets and to a lesser extent at craft markets and fixed food concession stalls during the year. Everything below is explained along with many other tips on my Prague Christmas Markets Walking Tour. Where I mention … Read More

St Martins festival prague november 11th

ST Martins Festival in Prague

St Martins Festival in Prague St Martin’s Festival is technically a one-day event on November 11th but it does extend to the following weekend. Some festivals in wine-country i.e. Mikulov and major towns in Moravia, will be going for a week. It’s especially popular to visit the Moravian capital city, Brno, on this day as … Read More