Chelsea Market: a Photo Essay and a Little History

You have to come here for two reasons: all kinds of incredible food and unique industrial design of the building. Before Chelsea Market was established here in 1997 the building used to serve as a factory for National Biscuit Company (or Nabisco), one of the largest manufacturers of biscuits in the country. Nabisco is the reason…

8 things That Surprise a Russian in American Supermarket

Of all things the most surprising in America was its supermarkets. When I first stepped inside a grocery store in USA three things happened: my eyes widened, my jaw dropped and my mind seemed to get stuck like an old computer unable to comprehend new algorithms. Is this a supermarket or a small airport? It took…

Jean-Talon Market: a Photo Essay

Local market is a must on my list of attractions in any new city. Where else will you catch the spirit of local cuisine better, blend with locals in search of the best deals, and sample so many foods that you’ll have to skip dinner? Choosing between the multitude of things to do in Montreal was…