• Polish Milk Bar
    Food & Drinks,  Travel Poland

    Polish Milk Bar – Real Communist-Era Experience

    Polish milk bars are places that are a combination of traditional food and Polish identity. They used to be a permanent element of the gray reality in the PRL. Recently these cheap places are experiencing fame again and becoming a shelter for various people from all walks of life. Food The definition of a milk bar was evolving. They used to be places where fresh dishes were made from necessary, cheapest products, such as dairy products (hence the name “milk bar”), flour, and cereal. Even in baked beans, there should not be a piece of meat or sausage, and the only variety was tomato sauce.  The menus in all bars were…