Indulge Your Inner Food Critic: The Geneva Restaurant Alphabet Challenge

Are you a gourmand? Do you love trying out new and exciting restaurants? Have you ever fantasized about being a food critic? Well, have I got something to share with you! Brace yourselves people: The Geneva Restaurant Alphabet Challenge 2017 has commenced and places are filling up faster than expected. This group is EXCELLENT for…

The Wait Is Over — Real Mexican Food Has Arrived

By now the secret’s out. You’ve probably already heard about them from your Mexican friend or come across their fantastic TripAdvisor reviews. So just to make it official: Real Mexican food has finally arrived in Geneva! And it’s good. Not just Geneva-good. Really good. I’m lucky enough to have already visited El Catrín twice to eat tacos, and…

The Hidden Pearl of Pâquis

Geneva doesn’t reveal itself to just anyone but rather rewards the faithful, those patient and curious enough to peel back its layers. Take Chez Henri for example. You won’t see any street signs for it, so you would never pass it by chance and think, oh, that place looks cute, maybe I should give it a try one day. Instead,…

Culinary Treasure in Geneva’s Greenwich Village

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Carouge, you will find a hidden slice of South America. The restaurant Rosa Morena draws its inspiration directly from the heart of Peru. If you haven’t had Peruvian food before, there is more to it than fire-roasted cuy (guinea pig) and ceviche! This is your chance to delve…

For the Foodie in Your Family

They say experiences make the best gifts, and what better experience is there than breaking bread with a loved one? This year, why not present your lover or friend with Allons Manger! Genève. Upon first glance, this neat hardcover book could easily be mistaken for one of the impeccably designed city guidebooks like those produced by Phaidon…

Exploring Geneva’s Third Wave…of Coffeeshops, that is

“Geneva needs more coffee shops!” I pronounced. “What do you mean? You can buy coffee everywhere!” my colleague retaliated. Having arrived to Geneva from a 2-year stint in Seoul, South Korea, where there seems to be an exquisitely designed coffeeshop every 50 meters or so, it was not hard to notice  that Geneva was, relatively, lacking….