Category Archives: Food & Drink

Preparing Sasna Klulik in the Colorful Garden at Noosh Guesthouse

Noosh Guesthouse making Sasna Klulik

Sometimes, you just want to take your laptop and camera and head to somewhere remote and enjoy time by yourself whether it be by working, relaxing, reading, or enjoying the peacefulness of nature. Well, I recently visited one of the small villages in the Aragatsotn region called Ashnak. When I was there, I had a […]

Making (and Eating!) Sweet Sujukh at Tatoents Qotuk in Ashtarak

Tatoents Qotuk

It always amazes me how undiscovered Ashtarak is, particularly in the older part of the city. It is not uncommon to be able to get lost in its narrow streets, stumble upon monuments, and see old homes with traditional Armenian architecture. Perhaps this is part of the allure of Ashtarak… On each of these narrow […]

Learning to Make Tabbouleh at the Delightful Old Ashtarak Restaurant

Old Ashtarak Restaurant in Ashtarak

Ashtarak has easily become one of my favorite places to visit in Armenia and every time I go there (which is regularly these days), I discover something new or more in-depth. I already knew about Old Ashtarak Restaurant from a previous trip, but I never had a chance to do more than just photograph the […]

Momik Wines: The Ultimate Armenian Wine Tasting Experience

Momik Wines

Vayots Dzor is probably the most otherworldly and diverse region in Armenia and it is the cradle of wine as the oldest winery has been found in Areni village inside of Areni-1 Cave. The wine produced in Areni is one of the best in Armenia and in the entire Caucasus. Areni is known for being […]

Yerevan Wine Days: How to Experience Yerevan’s Biggest Street Festival

Yerevan Wine Days: How to Experience Yerevan's Biggest Street Festival

One of the most exciting events to pop up in the Armenian capital in recent years has been Yerevan Wine Days, a massive street festival in May on popular Saryan Street. This guide covers why you should visit Yerevan Wine Days, what to expect, and everything else you need to know about Yerevan’s biggest street […]

11 Cafes in Yerevan with Delicious Coffee and Good Wifi

green bean cafe in yerevan

Travelers might be surprised to learn that Yerevan is a city brimming with cafes. Yerevan cafes differ from one another; some are hidden behind buildings, some are lining the city’s streets, and some are inexplicably unique to cafes in other cities around the world. This is a guide to cafes in Yerevan that offer tasty […]