On the occasion of the Olympics in Russia, NPR has published a piece on Russian food, in particular zakuski: “Drink Vodka, Eat Pickles, Repeat: Mastering The Zakuski Spread” by Deena Prichep (on the 15th). The illustration and its caption:
Zakuski tables, like Slava and Luba Frumkin’s, are known for their largesse. This spread includes smoked salmon and halibut, pickled green tomatoes, salted mackerel, Herring Under a Fur Coat and Georgian eggplant rolls.
The fur coat is (Russian) mayonnaise.