There’s no doubt that we owe much to modernity – our 2015 lives are exceedingly convenient, predictable and safe. And yet, we think you’ll agree that there’s something lost in our endless pursuit of scale and standardization. After all, what is convenience if not the elimination of the human from our processes; what is predictability if not the elimination of spontaneity; what is safety if not the elimination of risk (and with it, potential)?
Since its opening earlier this year, it’s clear that Ta Cave has struck a nerve with the Lausanne community. The bar is packed most nights of the week and when you discuss with patrons, their enthusiasm is unanimous. And it’s no surprise; we LOVE this place too! We love that every product on the menu has a story, an origin. Just ask, and you’ll learn about a cheese maker, a winemaker or a farmer, living somewhere in the not-too-distant vicinity. We love that when we cross the threshold, we feel immediately among friends. We love that the space they chose for their project has elegant crown molding but that the new furniture is natural, simple and modern. Every detail seems to have been considered…