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Dining Out

Hospitality News
Compiled by Annet Kulyagina

Hotel Baltschug Kempinski

Pleasant changes will meet guests at Restaurant Baltschug this spring. From early March, Chef Rainer Sigg has been offering a unique gourmet menu. It includes 10 appetizers, 10 hot dishes and 10 different desserts, choosing three from each courses one can enjoy a unique menu with a reasonable price. This gourmet experience cost will cost 2500 rubles.

The plesure of this special menu is enchanced by the expanded wine list. This refined collection contains more than 380 wines, including the most popular Bordeaux. The wines are accompanied with an assorted cheese collection laid out in a special case, as if they were in a jewelry shop waiting to be chosen.

A new tea list Baltschug Infusion completes the evening in the Baltschug by turning a traditional tea into an intriguing and charming tale of tea and herbs. A waiter will brew the wonderful tea on a special table following one of many traditional recipes.

Restaurant Baltschug welcomes its guests into a cozy interior with romantic music to enjoy their dinner.

Reservations: 230-5500, 230-6500

Tans Spring Menu

Tan Restaurant has unleashed a new Spring Menu, with all the expected exquisite, elegant and satisfying attributes that connoisseurs of Asian cuisine expect from this fine restaurant. Who could resist the succulent Royal Shrimps with pineapple, doused in berry sauce (750 rubles)? The Chicken with Sesame seeds (450 rubles) is sliced chicken fillet coated with seeds, interspersed with slices of fresh pineapple, and served on a banana leaf. It needs the accompanying sauce to stop it from being too dry. You can also try smoke-cured calamary with spiced orange sauce (790 rubles) or grilled sea scallope served with vegetables a la Singapore (790 rubles). There are also noodles with seafood in a green curry sauce that smacks of Thailand (490 rubles) and grilled beef a la Mongolia (540 rubles).

Oruzheny Per., 13, Bldg. 1. Tel.: 251-0877. M. Mayakovskaya

Festival of Canadian Cuisine

There is a land of dense maple forests hosting hyaline of the three Great Lakes Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. The beautiful Niagara and Montmorency waterfalls discharg water into the abyss. The pristine charm of untouched environment of Cordillera and Nova Scotia boggle the imagination of talented artists moving through the history of outstanding Canadian culture Be carried away from Moscow to enjoy the beauty of Canadian landscape and to become familiar with magnificent Canadian cuisine. Visiting chefs from the Fairmont Hotel will offer you the best of Canadian cuisine: maple glazed salmon, tourtiere, saskatoon, poutine, bison sausages and many other courses. Do not miss the chance to taste genuine Canadian beer, wine and whisky.

Cafe Swiss, Swissotel Krasny Holmy. M. Paveletskaya. May 7- 3, 2007
Lunch buffet 12.00-15.00. Dinner 18.00-22.30. Menu a la carte
Reservations: 787-9800

The Chaine des Rotisseurs launches in Moscow

The international gastronomic society, the Society of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, has recently established its latest branch in Moscow under the presidency of Gianni van Daalen, Managing Director of the Hotel Balchug Kempinski. The Society held a Dinner Amical in mid April in Cafe des Artistes where Dolf Michel reigns supreme. His team produced a delectable five course meal which had more than a flavour of fresh asparagus flown in from France. Michel was inducted into Chain des Rotisseurs at the end of the gourmet meal in recognition of Michels pioneering work as a restaurateur in Moscow over the years.

The Chaine is present in 200 countries with over 90,000 members. The Moscow branch is the second in Russia, following the Societys establishment in St Petersburg under the presidency of Thomas Noll, General Manager of the Grand Hotel Europe. Among the sponsors of the evening were Russias newest international wine producer, Domaine Burnier, Makers Mark bourbon and Cognac Kazumian.

Gianni van Daalen has Mays The Last Word on the page, where he answers questions on the Chaine.

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