So Much Vodka, So Little Time
St. Petersburg, Russia - Tony continues his mission with a tour of local working class specialties. He tries his hand at ice-fishing, drinks a lot of vodka, feasts on Russian foods, eats smoked fish and ends the outing with a dip in the outdoor cold pool.
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