Vatra Neamului


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Vatra Neamului

One of the best choices for traditional Moldovan dining in Chisinau, Vatra Neamului features local specialities and provides for a complete cultural immersion experience with live music played in the evenings.


Moldovan cuisine is largely made up of hearty staples like meat, potatoes and grains. It shows trace of Romanian, Russian and Turkish influence, and significant variation is present even within the relatively compact country itself, with ethnic minorities (the Gagauz, Ukrainians and Bessarabian Bulgarians) having their own characteristic specialities. Mamaliga (a variation if polenta) is a ubiquitous Moldovan staple which often constitutes the base of a meal - have it with pork or beef, and wash it all down with fine wines from nearby wineries.