Late Latte: Breakfast culture in Tbilisi – Helpful tips by Dariko
22 January, 2016
Late Latte: Breakfast culture in Tbilisi – Helpful tips by Dariko
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If you are one of those whose working day starts very early and it is important to have a good breakfast, than this article by Dariko, a Ukrainian blogger based in Georgia, offers you some helpful recommendations.

Here is what Dariko advises people who find it difficult to have a proper breakfast early in the morning in Tbilisi:

"Do you know what unites people from Eastern and Western cultures, as they arrive to Tbilisi as tourists?
You will never guess. It is a breakfast issue. For many travelers it is just weird that coffeeshops and cafes may start working at 10 or 11 and serve breakfast this late. “Where can I have my coffee and pastry at 8-9 AM?” – that’s what I hear from people who do not stay at Radisson, Marriott or Rooms Hotel with their huge breakfast menu.

As I moved to Georgia, one of the biggest surprizes for me was no breakfast menu in McDonalds. In Ukraine, that was the only acceptable thing for me in the whole menu – pancakes and even porridge instead of fatburgers… But not in Georgia. You start your morning with khinkali or khashi soup in case of hangover, you eat at your mum’s place or have a coffee and cigarette at work. But who on Earth is going to a cafe to eat that early?

Times change, and Tbilisi finally gets its breakfast spots:
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