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HHLVK

Designer clothing in a squat

HHLVK, a multi-brand store has moved into a new, larger space within the same squat-like Khokhlovka cluster that gave the store its name. Browse rooms of exposed brick or whitewashed walls and pick up a garment or two. Apart from popular women’s brands like Totti, there’s a men’s corner with architectural prints by G(end)er and a children’s corner with hoodies by Panda Loves You.

BURGER & FRIES

Burger & Fries

Fast food at a meat store

Miratorg, one of Russia’s leading meat producers, has launched this chain of burger cafes, located at their select stores - there are currently four of them in Moscow. Burger & Fries offers eight different burgers from 205 rubles ($3.50). There’s also strip-loin steak (349 rubles for 150 grams), hot dogs and salads. Miratorg plans to significantly expand the chain in the future.

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Steak It Easy

Two new locations

Steak It Easy is a new chain by the Vasilchuk brothers, famous for the ubiquitous Chaikhona #1. The chef is Australian Sebbie Kenyon, who is known for working with unorthodox meat cuts – try his excellent picanha or skirt steaks (600 rubles/$10.30) with mashed potatoes and truffle oil. There’s also a wide selection of beef, lamb, and chicken burgers (from 300 rubles) and wine on tap (from 90 rubles per 100 ml). +7 (495) 544 5377

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Chefshows by Novikov

Too cool for school

The culinary school Chefshows by Novikov has opened a cafe on the premises offering all-day breakfasts. You can watch the students at work while waiting for your your waffles, eggs, or porridge (from 290 rubles/$5). If you are in a mood for a proper meal there’s carp with sour cream sauce (750 rubles) or quinoa salad with mushrooms and spinach (550 rubles).

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