This restaurant can be seen in the movie “Eight friends of Oushena”. It advised each other tourists from different corners of the world. And the school was founded by the Ukrainians, the newspaper “Express”.
The school “rainbow”, located in the heart of Manhattan, always crowded, though, and working around the clock. Daily prepared here for the dumplings and for the year brewed nearly 20 thousand liters of soup! “Rainbow” is the oldest restaurant in the quarter. In 1954 it was opened by the Ukrainian emigrant Vladimir Darmochwal. First, he bought a newsagent and sweet shop, and six years later the room combined with a snack bar nearby. For visitors was prepared Ukrainian dishes and regaled them immigrants-Slavs, who lived nearby. So, from a small shop the facility has become a real center of Ukraine in new York.
The owner of the family business was son of Vladimir Darmochwal, husband of daughter Martha, American Tom Birchard, which deals with the restaurant since 1967.
In the kitchen there are Ukrainians, which is headed by chef Dmytro martsenyuk. In General, the staff consists of different nationalities: poles, Ukrainians, Americans.
“The main menu has not changed for decades. However, we are continually supplemented or updated traditional Ukrainian dishes the author’s ideas. For example, in recent years the most popular dish is varenyky with yalovicina ribs. This is my recipe of”, — says Mr. Dmitry.
Big plate of dumplings costs 12 — $ 13, soup — 9,50, dumplings — 15, lazy cabbage rolls — 17. Not cheap as in the US, however, as they say visitors, very tasty. “This is a wonderful place which is well worth a visit! — said the Briton johnny Steenson. Wonderful dumplings and tomato crepes, good service and reasonable prices”. “I love your traditional soup!” says the Indian Anvaya Barva. “Lovely place! Here is the most delicious Ukrainian cuisine I’ve tasted in America,” says Ian Petkus, an immigrant from Kiev.
In the institution say that among the visitors of foreigners is much more than the Ukrainians. Here is never empty, and weekend visitors even have to stand in line. Significant popularity of “the rainbow” found after the shooting in the restaurant of the movies. The last of them — the “Eight friends of Oushena” which this summer was released and we have. It stars Sandra Bullock, cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway — also happy tried Ukrainian dishes…