This time of year in Lithuania is also called a beet gazpacho season, as you can find it then in every restaurant and home across Lithuania. When at the seaside, fish soup with a touch of a burning wooden charcoal is a must, just like cold-smoked bream. Unique summer meal of Žemaitija region is kastinys with hot potatoes. Meat lovers need to taste cold-smoked lard with onions, as well as game dishes. Traditionally, all this goes with black bread, which is hard to find anywhere else in the world. Lithuania is famous for its beer brewing traditions, thus even the most qualified beer connoisseurs will be in for surprise here. The old traditions have been taken on by the new generation of brewers, who have added a new touch to beer industry.