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This festival in the region of Novi Vinodolski is dedicated to figs and fig products: various cakes, smokvenjak (“bread” made of figs), jams, dried figs, souvenirs… On Friday morning there’s a competition in sport fishing on shores of the nearby lake.
So much more than just butchers…
Vrbnik is a pitoresque village settled on a cliff that is famous for wine made from Žlahtina, a grape variety indigenous to the island of Krk. This two days long festival is nice opportunity to get acquainted with this easy drinking and fresh wine that is particularly appreciated in the summer. Wine cellar visits, inevitable roast lambs and, of course, liters and liters of this peculiar wine.
Polenta and cheese festival for all fans of simple, traditional, but oh so tasty dishes. Grobnički sir and palenta kompirica – Making Cheese and polenta have been a tradition in the Grobnik area. To continue with this tradition a festival …
The establishment’s matriarch Jadranka Banda prepares simple yet original fare from local ingredients, primarily highlighting the area’s fresh fish. Among the must-have’s on the menu are lightly stuffed sardines on a bright, simple salad of fennel, arugula and cherry tomatoes.
In the hills above touristy Opatija, chef Vinko Frlan and his family opened a modest but high-quality restaurant and guest house his grandparents’ estate, something like a Kvarner hacienda in the middle of nowhere.
Family Mrakovčić takes Krk cheese very seriously. They produce several versions and their innovative approach to tradition has been patent protected.
Located a bit off the beaten path, Johnson has been building its reputation slowly and without much exposure. The recipe is simple: simply but knowingly prepared fresh seafood from Kvarner Bay. They are especially known for their huge, succulent and …
This high-end boutique hotel and restaurant is definitely for special occasions only, unless you’re loaded with money. But only stopping here and having a coffee on the terrace surrounded with nature and magnificent view is a great experience.
Indulge yourself in chocolate delicacies and drinks in Opatija hotels that will be sold at discounted prices. In grand café of hotel Imperial you will find people from Vilma Rab bakery, famous for their Rabska torta – Rab cake. Two …
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From June 11 – 19 enjoy the specialties made from the famous Lovran cherries in Lovran cafés and restaurants. Grand opening on Saturday includes the making of a giant cherry strudel!
Traveling on the highway Rijeka-Zagreb and want to have a good steak for lunch?
Cow milk cheese with ramsons (wild garlic), the first thing bears eat after the hibernation.