Café Sogdiana

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Photograph by Paula Roberts taken in Samarkand (4/29/24)

There probably aren't many / any of these elsewhere in the whole world.

Selected readings


  1. Violet Zhu said,

    May 3, 2024 @ 9:57 am

    From Tripadvisor:
    CUISINES: Italian, European, Wine Bar, Georgian

  2. Rodger C said,

    May 3, 2024 @ 11:28 am

    In an unpublished story of mine set in Bloomington, the protagonists go to a Greco-Bactrian restaurant (on Fourth Street, of course) where the day's special is veal-stuck ram.

  3. Lucas Christopoulos said,

    May 4, 2024 @ 7:24 am

    After the Indo-Greeks, Menander changed the menu and moved to Sixth Street. Vegetarian…chapatis, and palak paneer.

  4. Michael L Bates said,

    May 7, 2024 @ 9:35 pm

    Who would have thought that cafes in Samarqand would have signboards in French and Italian?

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