All articles tagged "food"

Crisis is excellent opportunity to lose weight – new diet from Russian health officials Crisis is excellent opportunity to lose weight – new diet from Russian health officials

6 Mar, 03:38 PM 24 comments

Russian health authorities have come up with a new wholesome diet, allowing those who follow it to both lose weight and save money during the hard crisis times.

Tags: food, crisis

Russian pancake-eating champion chokes to death on pancake Russian pancake-eating champion chokes to death on pancake

6 Mar, 03:40 PM 41 comments

A man who died after winning a pancake-eating competition in a small Russian city, choked on a pancake according to doctors.

Tags: food, weird

Poll shows most Russians will ignore lent Poll shows most Russians will ignore lent

6 Mar, 03:47 PM 10 comments

Although many Russians would claim they are Orthodox Christian, an overwhelming majority of a recent poll's respondents said they would not change their culinary habits to observe Lent.

Tags: food, religion, poll

‘Anti-crisis’ sausage prizes boost number of TV quiz participants ‘Anti-crisis’ sausage prizes boost number of TV quiz participants

17 Mar, 05:25 PM 29 comments

A Russian TV-channel registered a sudden increase in the number of participants in the SMS-quiz that started offering ‘anti-crisis’ prizes of sausage.

Tags: weird, food, financial crisis

Travelers point to Moscow for bad food and unfriendliness Travelers point to Moscow for bad food and unfriendliness

5 May, 12:14 PM 7 comments

The latest TripAdvisor survey has put Moscow right behind London for offering travelers the worst cuisine in Europe.

Tags: Moscow, tourism, food

Russian man fasts 100 days on water and holy books Russian man fasts 100 days on water and holy books

13 May, 01:17 PM 37 comments

A 33-year-old Russian man has voluntarily fasted for 101 days, reading the Bible and the Koran.

Tags: weird, food, health



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