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Atlas Obscura Oberża Pod Czerwonym Wieprzem

From the outside, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Oberża Pod Czerwonym Wieprzem (“The Inn Under the Red Hog”) is an ordinary Warsaw grill serving up a few standard pork-related dishes to the public. After all, the name and the rather large depiction of a pig on the outside of the restaurant would have the unenlightened tourist believe this

But this is a place steeped in legend—communist legend, to be exact. Step through the doors, and you’ll be greeted by the peculiar sight of the world’s most infamous dictators staring down from portraits hung along the walls. The tables will likely be crowded with Warsaw locals and lovers of Soviet nostalgia alike, looking for a taste of the bygone days of socialism.

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