The Witcher: Video Game Series from Poland

The Witcher video game franchise was developed by CD Projekt Red, a studio based in Poland. The first two games, The Witcher (2007) and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011) met with some success, but it was only after the release of The Witcher 3 (2015) that CD Projekt Red started piling up awards […]

Zapiecek Polskie Pierogarnie

Zapiecek serves traditional Polish food from several locations in Warsaw and Krakow. Its name is derived from the name people gave the place behind the stove, or a corner by the fireplace, where people often slept during the winter. The restaurant locations are built to resemble a country cottage, complete with pots and pans adorning […]

Lubelska

Lubelska is a major Polish vodka producer. The company uses purely natural ingredients to create both clear vodka and vodka-based flavored liqueur in Poland. In lieu of artificial flavorings, Lubelska soaks fruit with their vodka during the distilling process, giving their drinks a somewhat cloudy appearance. Known among Poles for generations, Lubelska’s most popular offerings […]

Oranżada

Oranżada is a sweet, traditionally orange-flavored drink that traveled from France to the Polish aristocracy during the 18th century. At the time of its inception, Oranżada contained only water, sugar or syrup, and orange juice. Although addictive and delicious, today’s version, which contains ingredients typical of contemporary sodas, bears little resemblance to the 18th century […]

Żubrówka / Zubrovka

Żubrówka (Bison Grass) Vodka is a dry, herb-flavoured vodka bottled at 40% ABV. It is distilled from rye and bison grass from the Bialowieza Forest, which also gives the spirit a light yellow to amber color. A decorative blade of bison grass is traditionally placed in each bottle. First record of Żubrówka dates to the […]

Princely Brewery of Tyskie / Tyskie Browary Książęce

Tyskie Browary Książęce (“Princely Brewery of Tyskie”) is one of the oldest breweries in Europe and, with about 18% of the market, one of the best selling beer brands in Poland. Their most popular offerings are Tyskie Gronie, a 5.6% pale lager, and Tyskie Książęce, a 5.7% pale lager. Water for the beer is sourced […]

Grycan & Zielona Budka Ice Creams

Grycan is family-owned sorbet and coffee franchise with more than 60 flavors, both seasonal and static, and over 130 locations throughout Poland.  In 1946, after settling in Wrocław, Grzegorz Grycan opened the first ice cream parlor in postwar Poland with the humble sign: Lody MIŚ – Weronika Grycan (“Ice Cream BEAR – Veronica Grycan” – […]