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Fresh sandwich & salad bar

Istria
Anticova 5
Pula
+385 52 418888
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The best place in Pula center to get a healthy bite when you’re in a hurry. They’ve become famous for the best ham and cheese French toast in the town but a tasty choice of vegetarian/vegan salads and sandwiches makes them really unique. What makes me happy is how they show traditional Croatian savory pies like zlevanka and various pitas can be well accepted in a fast food joint. The owner Blaženka Hriberski said that now even the locals, known for their conservative palates, like very much their non-meat dishes – bulghur with baked veggies and raw cauliflower, spinach and chicory quiche, red lentils or black cabbage (raštika or broskva) soup… I usually go there for marenda (traditional Istrian brunch) to order ciabatta with grilled chicken and vegetables, but instead of mayo I kindly ask them for a generous spread of their homemade hummus. A delight!
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Mali bar

Zagreb&Surroundings
Last impressions Downtown Bistro with Uptown Flair
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Celebrity TV chef Ana Ugarković finally opened her place, far from spotlights and glamour. It's a small, modest and secluded downtown bistro with the philosophy to have a list of no more than 20 simple but creative items using first class fresh ingredients. This justifies somewhat higher prices for perfectly prepared but rather downsized dishes. However, house wine is great value for money. The service is friendly and Mali bar provided a pleasant shelter on several cold Zagreb evenings. We were very pleased with red lentil and ginger soup, smoked tuna with watercress and saffron sauce and the sweet finale - black tea and prune creme brulee, but it all left us only yearning for more.
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Cheese Bar

Zagreb&Surroundings
Last impressions Sip and Nibble for a Handful of...
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Zagreb's first and only cheese bar has a great central location, but the interior is far from what you'd expect, much more suitable for a pretentious yuppie lounge bar. Sipping wine and nibbling on excellent cheeses deserves a much more quiet, warm and pleasant setting. On the other hand, the selection of Croatian cheeses is excellent, covering various types. Cow's milk, goat's milk, sheep's milk, smoked, young, aged, combined with truffles or chili peppers... The choice is not mind-bogglingly big, but it's all relevant stuff from top-quality small producers. All platters are accompanied by homemade bread, olives, tomatoes, nuts, pickled button mushrooms, very good olive or pumpkin seed oil... The wine list is equally elaborate and versatile: not too big, but enough to satisfy even the most demanding wine geeks. And best of all, prices are unbelievably fair. Manager Dado is friendly and eager to please, and can be quite talkative if you get him going about cheese.