1. Have dinner at Caru’ cu bere.
Try the Romanian dishes mamaliga cu smantana, mici, and sarmale and have a taste of the best wines while listening to traditional music at this restaurant located on Lipscani street. Besides the great food, check out the restaurant’s neo-gothic architecture and ‘1900 Art’ decorations.
Eat a covrig at Simigeria Petru.
This popular snack has its origins in Turkey and it is now served in more than 480 bakeries in Bucharest. Covered in sesame or poppy seeds, a covrig usually costs only 1RON, but the annual sales are estimated to be around 160 million Euros. Simigeria Petru, founded in 1937 by the Romanian baker Petru and reopened by his grand-grandchildren, is one of the most popular bakeries where you can find this tasty snack.