10 Literary Restaurants for Hungry Book Nerds Around the World

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Gogol, St. Petersburg

In St. Petersburg’s Gogol, decked out like a 19th-century apartment, a large black overcoat hangs in the entryway and the menus are spattered with Gogol’s writing on food and divided into chapters like novels. It seems like a rather bold move to name a restaurant after a writer who starved himself to death, but that’s neither here nor there.