Georgian restaurant “Rusiko” named The Best Restaurant of the Year in Poland
06 February, 2016
Georgian restaurant “Rusiko” named The Best Restaurant of the Year in Poland
(1 / 11) Next
Georgian restaurant in Warsaw became the winner of ‘The best restaurant of the year’ poll, accumulating more votes than Polish and Italian venues.

‘This nomination has existed for the last ten years and it is a great honor for us to be the winners. I and my son have received three diplomas. Winning in a foreign country is even more important for us’, - Rusiko Turkistanishvili said.

The restaurant called Rusiko, where five Georgians are employed, was opened in Warsaw on April 9, 2015, by Davit Turkistanishvili. He chose that name in honor of his mother, who is also the chef in the same restaurant. Davit Turkistanishvili has been living in Poland for 15 years already and before opening his own restaurant, has worked in this field for quite a long time.

Rusiko Turkistanishvili says there is a very good atmosphere in Poland and that is very important for their business to develop. As for the locals, they love Georgian food and accordingly, the number of visitors is increasing day by day. One can find almost any Georgian dish here, including Khinkali, Khachapuri, Chakapuli, Tabaki, Kubdari etc. As for the spices, they take them from Georgia.

‘Opening a restaurant in Poland is not a mere business for us. We also try to show the best sides of Georgian culture and traditional dishes to the local public’.

‘The best restaurant of the year’ poll is carried out
annually by one of the most popular Polish newspapers, Gazeta Wyborcza.

Follow the photo gallery:
(1 / 11) Next
Other Stories
Bruschetta with sulguni cheese and sweet tomatoes
Culinary is a sort of magic, since by combining different products and recipes, as a result,you can get the most delicious and a mouth-watering dish.
Omelette with fried sulguni and Georgian bread
If you want to make your breakfast staple tastier and more filling, then try this easy recipe
Georgian tkemali among 15 sauces from around the world you should try
Georgian tkemali sauce, fresh sour-sweet plum sauce that simply cannot be compared to any sauce across the world,
Perfect combination – Ajapsandali paired with Chvishtari
Ajapsandali (Georgian dish made with tomatoes and eggplant similar to ratatouille) and chvishtari (Georgian cornbread with cheese)
Cook like a Georgian: Elastic Elarji
Well-known Ukrainian blogger Dariko, who runs her personal blog Dariko.net about Georgia, presenting its sights,
Kharcho sauce with green tkemali
Kharcho is a popular Georgian dish made with beef and walnuts, but vegan version is also very popular in many households,
Chakhokhbili with mushroom shila plavi
Chakhokhbili (stewed chicken with fresh herbs and tomatoes) and shila plavi with mushrooms (similar to risotto) are two popular Georgian dishes
Mushrooms with tarragon from Kakheti
Mushrooms with tarragon and egg is a popular Georgian dish that originated from Georgia’s Kakheti region.
Georgian sulguni listed among 46 mouth-watering types of cheese around the world
Westminster Cheddar, one of the oldest handcrafted cheeses, produced by the Barber Family
Baked quince with honey – Georgian dessert
Fruits occupy special place in Georgian cuisine, for the country and its lands are notable for the big variety of natural and delicious products.
Red pepper stuffed with walnuts – Excellent Georgian appetizer
Georgian cuisine is famous for its exquisite and spicy appetizers.
Most tender Georgian cornbread mchadi
Georgian cornbread mchadi is very popular throughout Georgia, yet every region of the country has its own version of mchadi.
Shakarlama – Georgian butter cookies with almond
Shakarlama are tender butter cookies that occupy special place among Georgian desserts.
Tender eggplant pkhali with walnuts
Georgian cuisine is rich in various types of pkhali (Georgian appetizer) with spinach,
Roasted eggplant with garlic and coriander
Roasted eggplant with fresh herbs and garlic is a popular vegetarian dish of Georgian cuisine.
Georgian white cherry jam with nuts
Georgia has always been a country of rich and fruitful lands. Since ancient times, Georgia has been engaged in farming, fruit growing, horticulture and viticulture.
Most delicious sandwich with sulguni cheese
Everyone can prepare sandwich to one’s taste, but the secret to the most delicious homemade sandwich lies in soft and tender Georgian sulguni
Fried eggplants in bazhe sauce
Eggplants poured with bazhe (Georgian walnut) sauce is yet another Georgian dish
Georgian green beans with walnuts by an American writer
Jenny Holm is a Washington, DC-based writer and recipe developer with a passion for gastronomic adventure.
Georgian pine cone jam from Borjomi
Pine cone jam and dust are very beneficial for those who have weak bronchial apparatus and they also strengthen the immune system.
Georgian style Bird's Milk – Tender layer cake
Layer lush cakes are normal integral part of Georgian feasts. Each family has its own recipe of "Napoleon", or "Bird's milk"
Potato-cheese dumpling from Georgia’s highland
Georgian dumpling khinklai is one of the most beloved dishes of Georgian cuisine both among locals and tourists.
Cabbage with walnut and spices
Georgian cuisine is famous for a big number of appetizers, in particular with various types of pkhali, Georgian salad made from spinach
Refreshing and spicy Georgian matsoni sauce
Mastoni is a Georgian unsweetened yogurt that could be consumed on its own as well as with honey, jam,
 Yoka – Cheesy Abkhazian omelette with flat bread
Yoka is a dish of Georgia’s Abkhazia breakaway region. It is extremely delicious and easy to prepare.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Other Stories
The first recipient of the Master of Wine title in Asia and a multi-media wine journalist Debra Meiburg compares Georgian
There are various methods of baking Georgian cheese bread khachapuri in different regions of the country.
Adjaruli Khachapuri is another version of Georgian cheese bread. The dish originated in the seaside region of Georgia, Adjara.
A former plastic surgeon, Maia Acquaviva left Georgia 3 years ago and went to live in New York, where she opened a Georgian restaurant.
Culinarybackstreets, the English language website reviewing authentic places to eat and discovering local interesting dishes, features Khinkali,
Culinarybackstreets has dedicated yet another article to Georgian cuisine after the previous thorough description of how Georgian bread Shoti
Culinarybackstreets has dedicated a special article to Shotis puri or simply Shoti, a traditional Georgian delicious bread shaped like a canoe.
Khachapuri! When you hear this word, know that it means crispy thin bread filled with soft tender cheese, which stretches from your mouth as you take a bite.
The eggplant has a long history in Georgian cuisine.
Soup-kharcho is one version of the traditional Georgian soup Kharcho, which is made with beef, walnuts and rice.