15. Sato (Riga, Latvia) from 15 Best Restaurants in Russia and Its Neighbors

15 Best Restaurants in Russia and Its Neighbors

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15. Sato (Riga, Latvia)

At Sato, Oriental rugs, delicate pottery, and plush chairs distributed among three dining rooms create a cozy and inviting space in which to enjoy Sato’s Uzbeki cuisine. The extensive menu includes cold appetizers like the Georgian dish adzhapsandali, a ratatouille-like medley of vegetables (eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and onions) with veal tongue, and hot appetizers like manti, dumplings stuffed with a variety of savory fillings and served with tomatoes and sour cream. Mains include chayhansky pilaf with spit-roasted lamb, and a variety ofshashlik, tender spit-roasted meat cooked over coals and served on skewers accompanied by pita.

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