Anyway, by the time dinner rolled around, I was hungry.
Here's an idea of the interior of the place, although we were seated in an open canopy area outside:
"The Ukrainian," who was ordering appetizers for us like a pro (speaking to the waiter in the language of interest), got this pickled veggie assortment. I liked the tomatoes best.
And check out this beet salad (I took one pic and then realized it was better-looking once someone took some.
My friend's sizzling pork chops and side of steaming potatoes (another stereotypical Russian food):