The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Москва в Бока-Ратоне

Bunny and I are sitting on the patio of Biergarten Boca Raton, listening to the live musicians as they finish playing “Starway to Heaven” and segue into “Knocking on Heaven's Door” when I spot a nearby restaurant called “Mantana.” A weird name, “Mantana.” I have to look it up and see what type of restaurant it is—

 (561) 757-3504 Проложить маршрут

MANTANA Gastro Lounge

Кафе (Boca Raton)

Откроется завтра в 8:00

Вызвать (561) 757-3504


—and it's Russian!

Or rather, in Russian. I'm not surprised at a Russian restaurant; we have restaurants from all over down here in Lower Sheol. And it might (maybe) be fun to try it, as I'm not terribly familiar with Russian cuisine outside of borscht and stroganoff (is that even Russian? I don't know).

But the text—Russian text!

I can't even find a link to the menu to see what's on it.

I could call, and while I can use Google translate to ask “Какую пищу вы обслуживаете?” I'm not sure I could pronounce it!

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