Restaurants + Cafés

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

Rush Coffee Co.

Let’s just get one thing straight: we hate the cold. And this winter has apparently been one of the coldest winters in THIRTY years here

Le Pointu

We know, we know. You’ve seen the blog posts and newspaper articles, the tweets and (many) aerial Instagram photos (like the one below) of

Tea Time at Romain C.

About a year ago, we received an email from a reader imploring us to help her find a proper tea time in Lausanne. We

Luncheonette

We know the weather is getting a bit chilly and unpredictable, but when the sun does decide to show its face, it’s a shame to waste

Végé Café

It’s commonly held that vegetarians and vegans are a happy, peaceful bunch. And while we could never completely abandon our steak frites or grilled

Bagel On The Way

Now we have to still be realistic here. As Americans who have sampled many-a-bagels in the city that never sleeps, we can’t say in

Pavillon Bar + Kitchen

Pavillon rounds out Riponne nicely with a great cocktail menu and excellent options for a light meal.

La Terrasse | Lutry

Open only during the summer season, La Terrasse is one of those ‘dive’ gems you didn’t know existed in the Lausanne area. Located right

Le P’tit Central

For a passerby, Le P’tit Central is just another ordinary downtown café. But don’t let its unremarkable exterior fool you. Those who step through

Blackbird Downtown Diner

Co-Founders of  Blackbird Coffee & Breakfast Club and Blackbird Downtown Diner: Rich, Jess, and Max We were all a bit shocked when we heard

Le Charlot

With the opening of the new Charlie Chaplin museum, “Chaplin’s World”, this week, as well as the more consistent spring-like weather, we decided it

Eligo

We’ve been talking about it for a year now, and this month we finally booked our table at Eligo, the latest local restaurant to

Creacion del Tata

It’s Wednesday–which means it’s market day! And though the weather be unpredictable, and wet, and windy, and simply depressing, we have one reason for