Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

This post is for those who like beer and appropriate snacks. We are going to visit one market in Odessa, Ukraine, to be more precise – it’s fish department. This place has been rather popular since the times of the USSR. It has a special atmosphere.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Here one can buy stockfish, dried fish, smoked fish, salted fish…

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

The market appeared almost 200 years ago – in 1827. They built a square for market trading.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

The sellers are often pushy and it’s hard to pass by without buying anything.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

“How can I choose fresh fish?” – if you ask this question in Odessa, you’ll probably get this answer: “It’s fresh if it still moves. Other ways to determine it do not work.”

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

This is Odessa sprat.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

People who live in Odessa like to joke:
– How much is that horse?
– But it’s a chicken, madam.
– I am looking at the price!

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Each of these fishes screams “eat me!”

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

You want it right now and right there.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

This is bream.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Local cats are rather mdoest. They will ask for fish first. This one was sitting like this for ten minutes.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Some dialogue at the market:

– Is your flounder still alive?
– No, it has died already.
– That’s why the price surprised me that much! Are you collecting money for its funeral?

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Sea roach will be perfect for your table.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Dried bullheads are hanging.

A saleswoman aged 50: “Hey, mister! Why are you shooting my fish only? Better look at me! I am pretty and divorced. Are YOU married?”

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

That’s the middle of the post, you may open another can of beer now, before we continue.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

This is smoked garfish.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Sprat lies in the box.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

“Cherkassk fish “maran” with caviar. Salted and very tasty.”

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

For those who want to stay slim – shrimps rich with calcium and protein.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Taste the razorback with beer.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Zander is not worse.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Almost nobody buys a little bit, everyone buys much.

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here

This market is a place you have to visit if you came to Odessa. Here you will feel the spirit of the city best.

Location: Odessa

via grigoryev.net

13 thoughts on “Best Snack For Beer Is Right Here”

  1. Man, now I want some fish! What’s that dark red fish that’s sliced up, #14 from the bottom? The other one (the opening shot)looks a lot like salmon, what kind is that?

    We have a high Russian population (I loves me some Baltika 9!)here. There might be a chance I could find it here, if not imported frozen.

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