In late 1980s when first American fast food started arriving to USSR. This could be an alternative for an American fast food joints. It’s called “Bistro” from a Russian word “fast”. It’s interior is in typical Soviet style and let’s see how it looked inside and what could be on the menu:
Another view of a Soviet Bistro Fast food from inside and outside.
And this is the proposed menu of Russian Cuisine Bistro. 1. Borsch, 2. Olivje salad, 3 Beef Stroganoff 4. Coffee
1. Schi Russian soup. 2. Salad “Vitamins” 3. Pelmenis (meat dumplings) 4. Kvas drink
Another menu combo: 1. Okroshka soup (made on base of kvas or kefir drink and raw vegetables). 2. “Summer” salad 3. Cutlet “Pozharski” between two buns. 4. Baikal drink
And one more menu 1. Solyanka soup 2. Vinegrete salad, 3. Kulebyaka pie and 4. Tea cup
Here are the sauces. Mustard, ketchup, mayonaisse, horseradish, sourcream
And those are proposed prices. In copeckas – 1/100s fractions of Russian ruble. In late 1980s official exchange rate was 1 rub to 1 usd.
These cafes never became a reality, though it might be pretty stylish, what do you think?