From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Suur-Karja 17/19, 10140 Tallinn
- Phone: +372 680 6688
- Web: mekk.ee/index.php?lang=en
- Seats: 40
Modern Estonian Cuisine
MEKK is the Estonian acronym for Art of Modern Estonian Cooking. This trailblazer was the first to dare to present a modern Estonian cuisine along with creatively prepared simple local peasant food. Whether by chance orby design, its anniversary falls on the same dayas the Republic of Estonia’s - 24 February. And even though many other restaurants have joined the ranks of Estonian cuisine, MEKK remains oneof the leaders ofthe art of local cooking. Head Chef Rene Uusmees has a talent for rediscovering and reinterpreting local food tradition in fresh and interesting ways. His creations have been known to surprise even Estonians, and a fair few locals have found their grandmothers’time-honoured recipes presented under a different angle. Even herring and potatoes have been turned into a highly presentable dish. The wine card surprises with a greater-than-average selection of wines in small bottles and house craft liquor...
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