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Poland's Milk Bars

Polands Milk Bars
01/05
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These are “milk bars” (bar mleczny) no-frills cafes that date back to the era of communist food rationing when goods were scarce and disposable income even scarcer. Modern Warsaw may be caught up in a headlong race toward Westernization, but milk bars still manage to hold their own against flashy fast-food chains, drawing in everyone from the urban poor to the intellectual elite. Here, you can fork down home-made pierogis, tasty barszcz and other traditional Polish dishes for next to nothing, all while soaking up the sensation of having slipped several decades back in time.
Polands Milk Bars
02/05
Caption
These are “milk bars” (bar mleczny) no-frills cafes that date back to the era of communist food rationing when goods were scarce and disposable income even scarcer. Modern Warsaw may be caught up in a headlong race toward Westernization, but milk bars still manage to hold their own against flashy fast-food chains, drawing in everyone from the urban poor to the intellectual elite. Here, you can fork down home-made pierogis, tasty barszcz and other traditional Polish dishes for next to nothing, all while soaking up the sensation of having slipped several decades back in time.
Polands Milk Bars
03/05
Caption
These are “milk bars” (bar mleczny) no-frills cafes that date back to the era of communist food rationing when goods were scarce and disposable income even scarcer. Modern Warsaw may be caught up in a headlong race toward Westernization, but milk bars still manage to hold their own against flashy fast-food chains, drawing in everyone from the urban poor to the intellectual elite. Here, you can fork down home-made pierogis, tasty barszcz and other traditional Polish dishes for next to nothing, all while soaking up the sensation of having slipped several decades back in time.
Polands Milk Bars
04/05
Caption
These are “milk bars” (bar mleczny) no-frills cafes that date back to the era of communist food rationing when goods were scarce and disposable income even scarcer. Modern Warsaw may be caught up in a headlong race toward Westernization, but milk bars still manage to hold their own against flashy fast-food chains, drawing in everyone from the urban poor to the intellectual elite. Here, you can fork down home-made pierogis, tasty barszcz and other traditional Polish dishes for next to nothing, all while soaking up the sensation of having slipped several decades back in time.
Polands Milk Bars
05/05
Caption
These are “milk bars” (bar mleczny) no-frills cafes that date back to the era of communist food rationing when goods were scarce and disposable income even scarcer. Modern Warsaw may be caught up in a headlong race toward Westernization, but milk bars still manage to hold their own against flashy fast-food chains, drawing in everyone from the urban poor to the intellectual elite. Here, you can fork down home-made pierogis, tasty barszcz and other traditional Polish dishes for next to nothing, all while soaking up the sensation of having slipped several decades back in time.
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