Latvian Food

Riga Black Balsam
Latvian Food · 05. March 2023
The intriguing history of Latvia's national drink Riga Black Balsam, and five top places in Riga to sip cocktails with the bitter black potion.

Garlic Rye Bread
Latvian Food · 12. January 2023
Ķiploku grauzdiņi, garlic rye bread, is Latvia's favourite beer snack. An ingenious response to Soviet shortages, today its on the table whenever pals meet in a pub to chug some brews. We look at five venerable Riga taverns and taste test their grauzdiņi.