Food & Drinks

11 Nov 15

Classic Pumpkin Pie

There may be nothing more iconic than pumpkin pie when it comes to American Thanksgiving. Basically it’s the essence of autumn in every bite; the

10 Nov 15

Culture Cafe’s New Menu (& New Chef)

Anyone who knows us well, knows that there are a handful of Lausanne locations where you can find us regularly. And if it happens

04 Nov 15

Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions

We know that the tradition of Thanksgiving could seem odd to some of you, but then when you add in that some of our

28 Oct 15

Open on Sunday in Lausanne – Ouvert Dimanche a Lausanne

If you’ve arrived on this page, it must be Sunday and you must be some combination of bored, under stimulated, depressed and restless. We

14 May 15

Breakfast At Home

Don’t get us wrong, we love breakfast & brunch out in town. There’s something about meeting friends in the city on a Saturday morning

09 Apr 15

The Kouign amann @ Culture Café

If you’ve ever been on the first floor of the FNAC early in the morning, you’ve probably smelled the sweet scent of melted butter

Cuppin’s Teahouse & Cupcakes

This review is long overdue, but sometimes good things are worth waiting for. The funny thing is, we first discovered Cuppin’s not because of their

Where to Eat in Lausanne: Brasserie de Montbenon

Your first steps into the Brasserie de Montbenon will be extraordinary. Your gaze will be drawn upward, and as if by instinct, you will

03 Mar 15

Baked Vacherin Mont d’Or Recipe

Diets be damned! It’s cold and wet outside (well it was yesterday, and it will be again tomorrow); it’s still dark when we wake

18 Feb 15

The LG Hot Toddy

Ah, the flu and cold season is upon us! And we don’t know about you, but we have been hit hard by illness this winter. So,

28 Jan 15

Potato Leek Soup Recipe

There’s something about curling up with a warm bowl of soup, especially on a snowy winter day. And since we’ve got plenty of snow,

28 Oct 14

Eating Local: Claude-Olivier Marti presents Risotto with Bleu de Grangeneuve and Botzi Pears

Perhaps one of the biggest misunderstandings about Swiss culture is that our food consists only of dried meats and melted cheese. Of course, this

Where to eat and drink in Lausanne: Culture Café

For a country with such a developed palette for fine gastronomy – wine, chocolate and cheese to name a few of the obvious examples

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.

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.

27 May 14

Jardins des Iris: Chateau de Vullierens

  It honestly felt like we were transported into a Jane Austen novel (without the angst). The property of Chateau de Vullierens is expansive

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,