St. Petersburg and Moscow: Foods of the Former Soviet Union

Though the Soviet Union no longer exists, various ethnic cuisines are still quite popular.  Take, for example, Armenian food.

An Armenian dessert of dried fruits in St. Petersburg.
Armenian “Eastern Freshness” Dessert.
Armenian yogurt soup.

Food from the Caucasus region is also popular, even an Ossetian restaurant.

An Ossetian pie.

In St. Petersburg, Tatar-style “Chebureki” are ubiquitous.

Throughout St. Petersburg and Moscow, Georgian food is also hugely popular.

A Georgian grape dessert.
Georgian plate.

One may occasionally find food from farther afield, such as Kyrgyzstan.

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