Restaurants + Cafés

Hoi An BBQ

You know that feeling when you find a little gem hiding in plain sight? That simultaneous how lucky! and but, of course! One Friday

Bamee Bistrot

Hidden in the St Francois Galleries, there’s a new little spot that seems to be on just about everyone’s radar. We arrived almost exactly

Atelier des Gourmands

The best version of feasting with your eyes is the kind where you can then tangibly feast–and savor every bite. Friends, we’ve found a

Al Sacco

Nestled in the quiet street of Rue du Simplon in the sous-gare neighborhood, is a tiny gem that we’ve loved since it opened last year, but

Tramezzini Bar

It’s passion projects like these that turn a café into a much more than a café–it’s a result of risk, of love, of paying

Mexicana

When it comes to tacos, Lausanne is such a tease. After years of mediocre Mexican food, Amigo Taco arrived. It was an adorable family

Street Kitchen Café

We met Emma years ago when we couldn’t help but engage her in conversation about her summery “salad” called The Skinny Bitch. She’s fiesty

Chez Tof

Last weekend, while it was pouring down rain we attempted to walk around the morning market, navigating our strollers through the cobble-stoned streets one-handed

L’Instant B

At L’Instant B, street food basically means casual dining with an inventive twist. The menu offers several small plates that are great for sharing

Pancs

As adopted citizens of Lausanne, just about everything in our lives sits somewhat at a cultural crossroads. French vs. English. Swiss serenity vs. Anglo-Saxon

Chalet-des-Enfants

A restaurant that specializes not only in locally-sourced food from the neighborhood’s petits producteurs but also in the idyllic manifestation of Swiss country living

Donutime

There’s not much better in life than a fresh donut (ok, maybe a few things, but it’s pretty high up there). And for the

The Coffee Project

Coffeephiles rejoice! A few years ago, if you would have told us that Lausanne would have its fair share of good coffee we would have

Le ContreTemps

There’s a scene in a movie called Big Fish, where after the protagonist has traveled down many harrowing paths, stringing the audience along in

Secret Garden Terraces in Lausanne

The terrace at Les Alliés is one of Lausanne’s best kept summer secrets Friends, it’s officially terrace season. Between now and September, the city

Au Chat Noir

Last week we got a recommendation from a pretty reliable source (more on that to come) to check out Au Chat Noir–a restaurant we

Non Solo

Over a month ago we decided to take a different walking path into town and passed this little storefront whose branding featured the iconic

Kizuku Café

It was almost 2pm on a Sunday, and everyone was hangry. Not hungry…hANGRY. We meandered the streets of Vevey, ready to eat anything that resembled