Soviet-style snacking in Vilnius

  • 1999-03-18
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Lithuanian, Italian, Chinese, American, Lebanese, Indian, Thai, you name it. Ethnic restaurants have mushroomed all around Vilnius in recent years; every month, a new one seems to appear. But there are fascinating places to eat that one won't find mentioned in any guide. For example, there's the canteen Dzukija on Panevezio Street in the Naujininkai quarter. A hot meal that includes cabbage soup, Samogitian (Zemaiciu) pancakes, plokstainis or kugelis (baked potato dough) and stewed cabbage can be had for less than 2 litas ($0.50). Dzukija's menu has not changed for decades, and it...
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