Category Archives: Food & Drink

Areni Wine Festival: What to Expect & How to Go (2022 Update)

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Due to Azerbaijan’s aggression and military threats to our country, the Areni Wine Festival 2022 has been canceled. Please check back next year for details about the 2023 event. Each year, travelers and locals wait in anticipation for one of the biggest wine festivals in Armenia, and one of the biggest in the entire region. […]

5 Delicious Spots to Enjoy Manti in Yerevan (+ Tips!)

Manti at Anteb - Best places for Manti in Yerevan-1

Manti is one of our favorite Armenian dishes with roots in Western Armenia. It is flavorful and we are delighted to have Mikayel Boyajian here sharing his favorite places to eat manti in Yerevan. Did we miss your favorite Armenian manti spot? Let us know in the comments! Thanks! What is Manti? Manti is 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 […]

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 […]

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 approximately 40 minutes away from Ashtarak town. […]