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Kim asks: Going to Sochi and staying at Russian Seasons Hotel. Can you recommend local restaurants with traditional/local menu and good prices?
Expert's answer:
We can't recommend any restaurant in particular, but check the following list of restaurants/cafes located in Sochi and nearby, there are map locations, a lot of reviews and additional info available.
Judy asks: Is unsweetened almond milk available in Murmansk?
Expert's answer:
I haven't found any offers of this quite unusual for Russia food product in Murmansk. Although there are online shops selling it in Moscow (for example, this one ), but the shelf life is only 14 days so this is not a reliable option. Shipping in Russia may be delayed and take longer time. You can use the following service to translate sites from Russian.
Michel asks: Visit Russia for work soon. Diet requires a low gluten and no bread and avoid toxins, I know Russia food is bread often and salty unhealthy, what to do?
Expert's answer:
In grocery stores in Russia, you can find quite a wide range of food products and I think you will be able to find the products that fit your diet.
Ash asks: Do packaged foods in Russia have nutrition labels on the back?
Expert's answer:
On the back of packaged food products in Russia you can see the following information: the calorie content in 100 grams of product, the proportion of protein, fat, carbohydrates and the composition of the food product.
ROSLY asks: Can you name few muslim restaurants and their locations in Kazan city centre? Thanks
Expert's answer:
I have found the following list of Halal restaurants in Kazan.
John Alessio asks: I am a nutritionist and will be visiting Orenburg. Can you tell me if I would have access to whole grain products, nuts, beans, fish, organic eggs, and of course, a wide variety of fruits and vegetables?
Expert's answer:
It will not be a problem as Orenburg like other large Russian cities has several supermarkets with a great variety of food products including the ones mentioned in your question.
jacqueline asks: What is the regular everyday food eaten in Russia on any given day?
Expert's answer:
The food that Russians eat varies depending on season, level of income, region, etc. The most common dishes include various soups (borscht, fish soup, mushroom soup, pea soup, and others), pelmeni (meat dumplings), potatoes, cutlets, vareniki, a variety of rigatoni, various sausages, apples, tomatoes, cucumbers, tea, coffee.

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