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The vibrant city of London is always worth a visit. La bonne vivante aims to travel to London once a year for a fresh breath of the cosmopolitan air of this dynamic, ever-changing metropolis. This time around and given my advanced pregnancy the trip’s essential focus was to Shop Eat & Repeat. And so, Read More

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  Temperatures are dropping below zero and our advent wreath is lightening up week by week. It is the time of the year when all we want to is cuddle up and enjoy a Swiss, hearty raclette. Sounds familiar? Well, La Bonne Vivante just might know the right place for you. Ambiance: The Chalet, Read More

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It might lack a beach but it sure isn’t short of fantastic eateries. Madrid, Spain’s metropolitan capital is always worth a visit for true foodies. You might have heard a local say “No se puede comer mal en Madrid”/You can’t eat badly in Madrid. While I believe it is possible to have a bad, Read More

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Located at Baur au Lac, the Pavillon is one of Zurich’s most elegant and sophisticated restaurants. Decorated with one Michelin Star, it is a fine dining restaurant in its most classic sense. In an era where chefs fiercely compete for the next culinary trend or an additional Michelin star , the Pavillon seems unimpressed, Read More

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  Baltho has moved into what used to be known as Zic Zac, a bar and nightclub and relic of Zurich’s nightlife which closed last year. The restaurant has been fully refurbished and nothing resembles its rampant past. Ambiance: Designed in a classic black and white theme,  the restaurant’s interior is modern yet classic, Read More

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Zurich is a true playground for anybody who enjoys great food due to its variety of fantastic eateries. It is difficult to have a bad meal in Zurich. I constantly try out new places however there are only a few which I remain loyal to and which I frequent on a regular basis. To me, Read More

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Au-Gust Before we start let’s just clarify – Are you a Vegetarian? If the answer is yes and you have no immediate plans to change this don’t bother continuing to read. This place is not for you and it will make any Vegetarian cry in despair. Carnivores however might have found their new regular, Read More

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Based in Zurich’s most beautiful Hotel “The Restaurant” at Dolder is distinct in many ways. It is by far Zurich’s most luxurious restaurant. it is also the only one in Zurich to boast two Michelin stars. Lastly,  “The Restaurant” has been on my culinary to do list longer than any other restaurant. Good things, Read More

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Zurich and its surrounding certainly isn’t short of Michelin starred restaurants. Some have inspired me, others failed to enthuse my taste buds as much as their culinary ratings might lead to expect. The Michelin ranking has an irrefutably enormous influence in the gastronomic world . It is somewhat peculiar in light of its humble beginnings. The tyre, Read More

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  The restaurant belongs to the same owners who recently opened Alice Choo with a similar concept. Hato, which officially opened on 13th of November is Zurich’s latest culinary fad and has already made a name for itself. Of course, la bonne vivante ventured to the center of town to report on this new, Read More