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We should start our story about the peculiarities of the national cuisine of Almaty from the description of its beverages because every meal starts and ends with drinks. Fans of dairy products should certainly try koumiss and ayran. These drinks are not only tasty and refreshing, but also very healthful - true elixirs of youth. Tea is a popular drink in the region. As a rule, the tea in the country is mixed with milk, dried fruits and herbs. Tea with milk has the full right to be called a separate dish – this great drink quenches hunger.
The local people follow many interesting traditions and customs. For example, during a year they celebrate various entertaining and colorful national holidays, each of which has its own … Open
Meat dishes occupy an honorable place in the national cuisine. By the way, there are many interesting rituals connected with cooking of meat. As a rule, meat here is boiled in large pieces, and once it is served on a table, the owner of a house starts dividing it among the house’s guests. It should be noted that no garnishes are usually served with meat dishes. You can order sorpa in addition to boiled meat. Sorpa consists of broth and small dough pies.
The majority of modern national restaurants serve not only the traditional dishes of Kazakh cuisine, but also Uzbek, Tatar and Russian cuisines. Despite such apparent confusion of culinary traditions, all the dishes are different from their "classical versions". The local chefs manage to add the Kazakh manner even to the dishes from Uighur cuisine. In addition to the truly excellent meat delicacies the local gastronomic facilities offer their guests to taste various interesting fish dishes, salads, fresh vegetables and widest choice of pastries. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
A beautiful park named after 28-Panfilov heroes is one of the main attractions of the city. The total square of the park estimates 18 hectares. On its territory you will find Holy Ascension … Open
Bred, which is so familiar to Europeans, is not widespread in the restaurants serving the national cuisine. As a rule, it is replaced with fragrant flat cakes with spices. Just like many centuries ago, nowadays the most delicious and flavorful flat cakes are cooked in special ovens called baursak. Even nowadays many dishes are prepared in full accordance with their ancient recipes. The dishes are cooked in cast-iron cauldrons for cooking and wooden bowls. It is safe to say that all the culinary delights, which are served in the restaurants of the city, are not only divinely delicious, but also very useful. The locals have always paid much attention and care to cooking.
Alasha restaurant is one of the most high-class and prestigious dining venues in the city. Its menu includes many popular dishes of the national cuisine. It’s an excellent place to try authentic rice pilaf, samosa, and traditional flatbread. Chorba with young lamb meat is considered the signature dish of this gorgeous restaurant. The popular dining establishment is an excellent place for trying the traditional kebab – there are more than 20 varieties of this famous dish. Outstanding design in the national style is one more important advantage of this restaurant.
Almaty is a true paradise for fans of outdoor activities. The suburban district of the capital is the location or very popular ski resorts. Probably, Medeo sports complex is the most famous … Open
The opening of Chukotka restaurant took place in 2009. Since that time, it has become one of the most famous restaurants in Almaty. Visitors will surely find a fantastic range of the national cuisine dishes, as well as interesting entertainment. The restaurant has a billiard hall and karaoke. The venue regularly hosts performances of popular musicians and DJs.
Al-Mubarak univercity Make your stay in the city more exciting and mesmerizing by visiting Korean House, a popular restaurant that specializes in Korean cuisine. Everyone keen on rare delicacies and exotic food will definitely like this restaurant. The majority of dishes are cooked in accordance with chef’s signature recipes, and absolutely all dishes have a fabulous, eye-catching serving. Many traditional Korean dishes have been reinvented, and the recipes got an interesting refresh in accordance with local traditions. The food tastes quite unusual and, of course, is incredibly delicious.
1. The locals are very reluctant to drinking alcoholic beverages. Some people do not consume alcohol at all due to religious beliefs. Visitors also should not drink too much alcohol – … Open
The city is not deprived of excellent restaurants specializing in Russian cuisine, and Medved inn is one of the most famous. Its menu includes all most popular dishes of Russian cuisine, including borscht, pelmeni, several types of varenyky, and traditional Russian piroshky. This restaurant is an excellent choice for everyone who likes delicious and hearty food. It is also important to mention that all portions are quite big.
Wagon is the most unusual and creative restaurant in Almaty. It specializes in different cuisines of the world, so the menu is refreshed every month. The primary cuisine on the menu depends on the country, in which the Wagon restaurant “has stopped”. At this restaurant, visitors can try amazing and delicious dishes from Italian, classic European, Chinese, or Malaysian cuisines. The restaurant “travels” around the world, making stops in different countries.
The capital of Kazakhstan is rich in interesting sights and entertainment venues, some of which can’t be discovered with a guide. Have you ever visited a day spa in the mountains? The … Open
Vista restaurant specializes in cooking Italian cuisine. It is open in one of the most beautiful and eye-catching restaurants in Almaty. The restaurant’s hall offers a striking panoramic view of the city. The venue’s design in art-deco style is also very pleasant and comfortable. In this restaurant, skilled chefs cook mouthwatering Carpaccio in accordance with the signature recipe. Many come to this restaurant with only one aim – to try the signature chocolate cake. The restaurant offers a magnificent view of the city, so it is a great choice for a romantic dinner.
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National cuisine of Kazakhstan

Meat has an important role in the national cuisine of Kazakhstan. It is the main ingredient in such iconic local dishes as Beshbarmak and Kazakh meat. Kuurdak, roasted giblets with potato, is also popular. The same applies to Kespe – local noodles. Chorba is a nutritious meat broth. Ak Chorba is a meat soup with milk. Palau is a Kazakh variant of pilaf that always contains a lot of meat. It would be a mistake not to mention Salma, meat broth soup that contains sliced dough or home noodles. Manti are widespread in the region – local people cook steamed Manti only. The dumplings can be stuffed not only with meat but also with pumpkin. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Almaty

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Almaty (Kazakhstan) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Almaty restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Almaty, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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