Pelmeni are the Russian answer to perogies, vareniki, manti, wontons, and the myriad stuffed fresh pasta dumplings of the world. Filled with meat, vegetables, and spices and served with butter, sour cream or broth, they are a staple of the Russian dinner table. Join Dep alumni Roman Kliotzkin for this fab dinner of Russian comfort food.
Traditional Siberian 15$
beef and pork, onion, garlic, spices | butter and sour cream
Not Traditional 15$
braised beef, sauerkraut, smokey vegetables | savoury broth, herbs
buckwheat, mushrooms, farm cheese | vegetable broth
All pelmeni orders come with 3 classic Russian salads
Beet & Walnut | mayo, marinated onion, dill
“Korean” carrot | fiery garlic and sesame seeds
Russian-style Coleslaw | sunflower oil, caraway seed
Traditional Russian honey cake
Roman Kliotzkin dreams of doing something cool with food one day. A Depanneur veteran, his last drop-in dinner featured Russian favourites Georgian Khachipouri and bliny. Born in Kaliningrad, Roman blends Eastern European cuisine with modern techniques and seasonal ingredients.
Every Thursday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.