Pravda, Russian Samovar, Korchma Taras Bulba

From the 7th to the 23rd of February the spotlight is on Russia, which has been vigorously constructing the Black Sea city of Sochi to be the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The beautiful mountain backdrop sets the scene for Russia's first-ever hosting of the games. But you don't have to board a plane to feel like you're part of the excitement. Experience the traditional, the satirical, and the ultra-authentic with our picks for NYC Russian outposts to celebrate Sochi.