Most European capitals have their own spin on dessert, and Prague is no exception. Tourists with a sweet tooth will find themselves in good company in the City of a Hundred Spires. The first thing you’ll want to do while seeking to slake your appetite is sample a piece of one of the country’s signature confections.
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August 24, 2011
Traditional Czech cuisine is not a light evening affair; it consists mostly of a wide variety of roasted meats and sausages, dumplings, fried potato pancakes (Bramboráky), and other intensely savory dishes, all of it washed down with famed local beers (the Czechs consume more beer per capita than any other nationality), fine Moravian wines, and higher-proof refreshments like Fernet Stock and Becherovka. Veggies and fish are rarely featured as main courses, with the exception of the traditional Christmas carp, which is typically purchased on the street and kept live in the bathtub.