Curly Fries “Breaking Bad” Style

Out of hundreds of events planned for SXSW, which one do you think was my #1 priority? Not a music concert, not a movie premier, not a boozy party, but a pop-up restaurant from Breaking Bad because it’s the best TV-show of all times and, frankly, Walter White rocks! I wouldn’t miss a chance to…

New York Restaurants From Movies (That You Can Visit in Real Life)

As silly as it sounds, one of my favorite things to do in New York is visiting restaurants and bars from my beloved movies and TV shows. I usually don’t have high hopes for food in such places, unless the restaurant was famous long before the movie came out. But then again gourmet cuisine is not the…

Where to Have Cupcakes like Carrie Bradshaw?

I have seen pictures of Carrie Bradshaw’s apartment about a thousand times on Instagram. Excited girls sitting on the front porch with a dreamy expression on their faces and a caption saying: “waiting for Mr. Big”. Well, sew me, but I had to have this picture! I don’t consider Sex and The City the best…

New York’s Iconic Serendipity 3 and Its Frozen Hot Chocolate

“I first came in cos of the name… “Serendipity”… it’s one of my favorite words… It’s just such a nice sound for what it means – a fortunate accident. Except I don’t really believe in accidents, I think fate is behind everything,” says Kate Beckinsale about the legendary New York cafe Serendipity 3 in a hopelessly…

What the Bar From Good Will Hunting Looks Like in Real Life

It makes you think, it makes you laugh, it makes you cry… I first watched Good Will Hunting in Russia many years back and fell in love with it. But after visiting Boston, walking around MIT campus and trying to find my way in small and sometimes scary streets of Southie… where do I even…

Iconic Katz’s Deli, or Where Harry Met Sally

I am sitting next to a couple of strangers, tapping my foot under the table and impatiently waiting for my order to arrive. From the pictures above the table Johnny Depp and Bill Clinton are smiling right at me. This place is so famous there’s not an inch of free space on the walls – they…