Belarus as model: Moscow Communists seek to force non-Russian quisine out of restaurants

The corresponding draft bill is to be debated at the State Duma autumn session. Deputy Vadim Solovyov from the Communist Party faction is preparing the document.

“If you focus on the food services in Moscow, the abundance of eating places offering French, Italian and Japanese quisine immediately catches the eye. And these are not even places with national cuisine! I am Russian, and I eat Russian food with great pleasure, but it is hard to find a restaurant servinng our national dishes in the city center, near the State Duma,” the foody Communist complained in an interview with newspaper Izvestia.

The newspaper sets  … Belarus as an example of appropriate policies in the gastronomic field.

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“In Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the city authorities have recently ordered all publiccatering enterprises (except for specialty restaurants) to put dishes of Belarusian national cuisine on the menu. the system of tax relief is developed for Belarusian quisine food courts,” the Moscow daily praises achievements of ‘the brotherly capital’.

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