Opasly Tom – Warsaw, Poland

Opasly Tom – Warsaw, Poland

When Agata Wojda left her post at Opasly Tom two years ago, foodies in Warsaw wondered how the restaurant could survive the absence of the chef whose lyrical style had left such an indelible mark at the same time. on the restaurant and on the city’s contemporary culinary scene. The response took place in two stages. One was the introduction of a rotating roster of guest chefs. And the second was the recent move of the restaurant from son ul. Foksal perches at a new two-level location in ul. Wierzbowa, a few blocks away.

Here Buck.Studio has worked all the tricks of his bag to harmonize the different rooms of the maze of 260 m². The starting point was a basic palette of hues of coral, sage, honey and inky blue. These are layered with an almost cheerful baroque abandon, starting with velvet-covered corrugated steel and Art Deco accents, and ending with geometric-patterned terrazzo floors, poplar burl strips, and pendant lamps. globular stalactites.

In the semi-open kitchen, Flavia Borawska proves to be a worthy heir to Wojda’s mantle as she taps into passages at Noma, London’s The Clove Club and Florence’s Cibreo, to create modern and delicate versions of Polish cuisine. such as squash flower salads, baked Jerusalem artichokes bundled in a sweet onion cream. §

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