GirlGI | Girl Gone International Issue 8 - Page 21

nightlife... Kafanas and Rakija For a taste of a traditional evening out in Serbia, kafanas are cafes that will feed you the greasy deliciousness that is traditional Serbian food, make you woozy with endless amounts of rakija – Serbia’s sassy and beloved brandy made for sipping whenever, wherever – and show you the playful and sometimes rowdy side of Serbian culture. The oldest Kafana in the city is called ‘?’ - yes, you read that right. Ask any Serb why it’s called ‘?’ and reap the benefits of another Serbian favorite pastime, storytelling.