I vividly remember this place from when I visited my uncle in Zürich as a kid. Already at a young age I had a ravenous passion for everything food related and I kept pressing my nose against the shop window staring at the gorgeous dried fruits and nuts. Continue reading “Schwarzenbach”
Imagine French cuisine and Japanese art de vivre had a baby. What you would get is a restaurant like l’Initial in the 5th arrondissement in Paris. A classic yet modern, delicate and inspired, complex yet simple cuisine. The cuisine flows so organically that you cannot think of a better way of doing things. Unfortunately I forgot to take my camera, so you’ll have to believe me on this without any proofs… Continue reading “L’Initial (Paris)”
Two weeks ago I enquired a friend about a recommendation for a good Thai restaurant in Lausanne (do you know any?). He has been living in Thailand for some time, so I was expecting an authentic tip. Well instead I was given a Vietnamese address, Hoa Sen (link). But this was a great idea too! Continue reading “Hoa Sen”
Are you afraid that vegans are taking over the culinary world? Fear not, as the brasserie La Bavaria (http://labavaria.ch) is still alive and kicking. Located in the mythical rue du Petit-chêne, one of the many very steep streets in Lausanne, La Bavaria is one of the oldest brasseries in Lausanne.
This should be a typical situation for a lot of you: Wednesday night, empty fridge, empty stomach but no motivation to get off your comfy couch. I quite honestly admit that this situation does not really happen to me as I tend to be quite organized, especially around food. So this Wednesday night pizza stay in was more of a planned scenario than a spontaneous action. Here’s my review on Fratel e Napule (http://www.pizzafratel.ch). Continue reading “Fratel e Napule”
Are you tired of the repetitive pizza-pasta Italian restaurants serving the same menu over and over again?
Morgins is a cosy and pleasant ski resort in Valais, about one hour drive from Lausanne or Sion, right next to the French border. I particularly like the station since it is quite low key, neither very party focused nor very touristy – there are actually quite a lot inhabitants that live there all year round.