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How Poles celebrate namedays
How Poles celebrate namedaysUnlike most other nations, the people of Catholic Poland tend to attach more importance to the feast day of their patron saint than to birthdays. In the past, this was also common in other Catholic countries such as Austria and Bavaria (southern Germany) where the Namenstag was once widely celebrated. moreread more
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Pork stew – Polish style  (gulasz wieprzowy)
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Pork stew – Polish style (gulasz wieprzowy)
Another dish borrowed by the Poles which has become mainstream, traditional cuisine. The stew type meat dish is Hungarian in origin although the Polish version is not as spicy. Various vegetables, spices and a hint of beer make it a flavorful and delicious dish none the less. more
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Nye's Polonaise Room
112 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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The dining room of this Polish-American restaurant is a throwback to the 1950s; not surprising, since it has been open since 1949. The retro style features red vinyl bar stools, stained glass pendant lighting fixtures, and 1950s-style booths. Steaks, seafood, and authentic Polish food can be found on the menu, and entertainment is offered every day of the week, courtesy of a live pianist and, on Fridays and Saturdays, a polka band. more
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Kasia's Polish Delicatessen
2101 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
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Kasia’s Deli first opened its doors nearly two decades ago. What started as a two-person operation, has now turned into a popular neighborhood delicatessen. James Ward, a popular food critic, has chosen Kasia’s as being the best place in Chicago for home cooking. From its fresh deli sandwiches to homemade soups and salads, Kasia’s offers a wide variety of foods. It is continually expending its menu items to satisfy its diversity of customers. Whether it’s an authentic Polish meal you ... more
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KOTLET
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The connection with the word cutlet is quite obvious. This can be a bone-in chop or a deboned cutlet, which is usually pounded, breaded and fried. It can also be a kind of flattened meatball or thick patty (kotlet mielony or siekany). Today’s one of Poland’s favorite meals is kotlet schabowy ... more