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Where to eat The hip Kallio district is full of new restaurants and boasts a great variety of affordable options, from vegan cafes to cosy bars and distinctive fast food joints. Tenho Restobar is a restaurant/bar/music club serving pizza (€13, try pickled herring or parsnip) and small plates with a Finnish twist (€8-€11) and has regular gigs. Fancier restaurants often offer great-value lunch menus. Elite (meal of the day €10.20, set menu €51) opened in 1932 and used to be the favourite of the city’s cultural and artistic circles. The decor is still art deco, the menu consists of Finnish traditional dishes (lots of salmon and vorschmack – ground herring or meat with onion) and service is old-school. … [Read more...] about Move over Barcelona: four great alternative city breaks
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