What can you tell me about Pravda?
Is it primarily a bar? Everything I see online about it talks about the Absinthe, though I have read that they HAVE food, it just doesn't seem as important as the absinthe.
Is it in the space that used to be G&E Courtyard Grill? It's difficult to tell from the map...
it is a bar that serves both liquor and tea/coffee but it's more bar than coffeehouse (versus cafe envie down the street which is more coffeehouse than bar). a friend of mine who likes absinthe says that this is the best place to get it. (i believe they have a selection of 3 different absinthes. the one he has gotten is about 20 usd and very strong.) as i'm not a fan, i usually order something else. every bartender i've had there makes a good strong drink. my libation of choice usually ends up costing about 7 usd.
if you want a very relaxed atmosphere with a good mix of locals, you'll want to stop by pravda.
and i, too, have not tried their food. i think their kitchen closes at 10. from the menu, it appeared to be small plates.