Leisure

Being Vegetarian In Latvia

A classic scenario: my colleagues and I venture downstairs to the new cafe at work. For them it’s an easy choice between chicken and two pork dishes, the three dishes of the day. You’d think a brand new cafe would cater to all sorts, alas vegetarians (and pescatarians) are clearly not welcome here so I […]

Lunch in Riga

Don’t be put off by the signs advertising what seems like a “complex lunch”. A common sight in Riga, there’s nothing complex about it. “Kompleksās pusdienas” are set lunches and most often consist of soup, a main course and dessert or a drink. Since the name doesn’t even sound too appealing in Latvian, many trendier […]