Author: Elda Hamaker

La Perle de Prague

Take your dining experience to the top! The biggest attraction at this French restaurant is not the authentic cuisine, the extensive French-only wine list or the fact that it’s one of the only places in town which will pamper you and make anything you want, even if it isn’t on the menu. The draw is that La Perle is located on the seventh and eighth floors of the controversial ‘Fred and Ginger’ building on the left bank of the Vltava River, offering the best view in Prague for dining. Generous windows guarantee that virtually every table offers a breathtaking...

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U Sadlu II

The popular restaurant U Sadlu has set up another location in Vinohrady. Those that are used to the location off Namesti Republiky might be a little disappointed in the decor as it lacks the stained glass windows and attention to decorative detail that its initial location offers. The new place feels more like a business venture than a bacchanalian dungeon and that’s unfortunate. But they have transplanted the eccentric and bold menu. My favorite category makes an allusion to apocalyptic meat, which, with the current dual crisis of Mad Cow and Foot and Mouth ravaging the continent, might make...

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Palac Akropolis

It’s nothing compared to drowning, all the oxygen leaving your lungs… Akropolis, a cool place with dual language menus and clientele, a good deal of good food with a good price and conveniently located next door to Palac Akropolis, a popular performance space. “Why do you like Akropolis?” directed at the pretty woman on my right, “Because the food is good and cheap. They have the best Smaz (fried cheese) in town.” “What do you think of the clientele?” “A little bit dodgy. I think there’s a lot of drugs going on in this place,” followed by a conspiratorial...

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