Street food festivals gaining in popularity

Restaurants on the streets – also known as outdoor food festivals – are finally catching on in Kyiv, long after they started flourishing in many capitals of the world. While Kyiv has had street food vendors for a long time, restaurateur Roman Tugashev organized the first Street Food Festival in August 2013. More than a year later, Tugashev has eight successful festivals behind him.

Tugashev says he got the idea on a trip to Western Europe. “In Europe the street food culture implies great taste, good value for money and an interesting idea. So we decided to bring all these attributes to Kyiv,” Tugashev says…READ MORE

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