POTRAVINY: "What is POTRAVINY ?" Jablunkov Shopping Tip by matcrazy1

Jablunkov Shopping: 19 reviews and 19 photos

by matcrazy1

Excuse me, it's more Czech than Jablunkov shopping tip - I will transfer it to my new Czech page, soon!

Whenever you look for grocery in Czech Republic look for "potraviny" which means just grocery, food store in Czech language.

They always offered
basic food including bread and baked goods, sausage and cold meats, cheese, milk and dairy products. Add Czech beer and spirits. Haha, it's not the USA - there were not seperate liquor stores needed to sell them. Sometimes they sold fresh meat, rarely vegetables and fruits of limited choice which were available in stores signed "ovoce, zelenina" (fruits, vegetables in Czech).

What to buy: Czech beer (better take beer bottles or/and cans stored in a fridge), local cheese. For example sheep cheese called "syrove korbaciki" in mountainous areas of northeastern Czech.

What to pay: Always less than, say in Germany or Austria.

Directions: "Potraviny" were put for natives not visitors. So, there were very few of them in touristy areas of, say Prague.
Theme: Food and Drink

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 20, 2006
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