Eat + Drink

23 Sep 14

Where to Eat in Lausanne: Street Kitchen

If you’ve spent any time in or around Place de la Riponne this summer, you would have noticed the influx of food trucks and

09 Sep 14

Where to Shop (Eat & Drink) in Lausanne: Ernest

Guillaume and his sister Virginie opened the doors to Ernest just a few weeks ago, but are creating a bit of a buzz already. What

Where to Eat in Lausanne: The Great Escape

Bars come and bars go. But somehow the Great Escape is always a Lausanne favorite.

Where to hang out in Lausanne: La Grenette

Settled in a couch reminiscent of one that resides in our grandmother’s house, surrounded by multicolored sun umbrellas and flower gardens that welcome a

30 Jun 14

Summer Cocktail Series: Pimm’s Cucumber Spritz

Alright lazies, this one is for you! A crisp and fresh cocktail that is literally the easiest thing to make in the history of…ever?

20 Jun 14

Summer Cocktail Series: Rosé Pamplemousse

This delightfully refreshing spin on apéritif is starting to pop up in cafés across the City of Lights. How do we know? Because we

13 Jun 14

Summer Cocktail Series: Strawberry Basil Lemonade (…for grown ups)

This heat has us hankering for a little refreshment, and several of the grocery stores have strawberries on sale right now making it the

04 Jun 14

Summer Cocktail Series: The Moscow Mule

A perfect blend of spicy ginger beer, freshly squeezed lime, and sliced cucumber and mint makes this vodka-based drink dangerously delectable.

Where to eat and drink in Lausanne: La Couronne d’Or

Among Lausanne’s cafés cachés, this charming spot wears the gold crown. Tucked away behind the Place de la Riponne, La Couronne d’Or is the

Where to eat in Lausanne: Chez Xu

It’s not an exaggeration when we say that our thoughts are still consumed with last week’s dinner; visions of fried dumplings, crispy honey chicken,

Where to eat in Lausanne: Brasserie Lausanne-Moudon

The morning before my soirée at Brasserie Lausanne-Moudon, a local friend told me to start fasting, “You will eat heavy, and you will eat

Where to eat in Lausanne: Etoile Blanche

Known for its lively happy hour scene, this 1930’s British-inspired gastropub has become something of a Lausanne legend.

The Best Terraces of Lausanne: Café de l’Evêché

When to go: It might be hotter than Hades outside, but you’ve got a hankering for a cheese fondue. If you mention this to

The Best Terraces of Lausanne: La Folie Voltaire

When to go: Lazy weekend days. Bring a book and prepare to loiter in the sunshine. Who to go with: This is one of

The Best Terraces of Lausanne: The Beau-Rivage

Lausanne’s most prestigious address and privileged view offers the perfect spot to linger over drinks on a sunny day.

The Best Terraces of Lausanne: P’Tit Bar

Just under the shadows of our Notre Dame cathedral sits a cafe whose name is certainly no misnomer, P’Tit Bar. With just a few

The best terraces of Lausanne: Les Grandes Roches

At Les Grandes Roches an unusual urban space has been reclaimed and under-bridge-drinking given a new cool.

A la Bossette

Don’t get us wrong, we enjoy a posh bar as much as the next girl. But let’s get real. Sometimes, the thing you want

Where to eat in Lausanne: Le Kiosque at St. François

Our hearts skipped a beat when we walked into Le Kiosque for the first time. What once served as a counter for buying bus

11 Sep 12

Where to eat in Lausanne: Mauro Traiteur

If you’ve been reading this blog at all in its short six-month existence, you already know what sweet tooth we have for Italy, Switzerland’s

Where to eat in Lausanne: La Folie Voltaire

Shrouded beneath an alley of chestnut trees and nestled within the verdant Mon Repos park, La Folie Voltaire epitomizes the fantasy of summertime.  Something