Läderach {swiss chocolate shop tour}


According to the Confectionery News, the average Swiss person ate 9 kg // 20 lbs. of chocolate in 2014, which is roughly 209 regular-sized (43g) chocolate bars. Chocolate shops line the streets of Zurich and whole grocery store aisles are dedicated to chocolate bars, so its no wonder that Switzerland has consistently held the crown […]

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Slow Cooker Bone Broth

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After every Thanksgiving dinner, my Grandma would always take the bones of the turkey home with her. It didn’t make sense to me. Why would one potentially put their car seats in danger of turkey grease stains for some meatless bones? Now that I’m older, wiser, and more experienced in the kitchen, I completely understand. […]

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Zurich’s Street Food Festival

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I think San Francisco set the bar too high when it comes to eating out. There was so much variety in cuisine, a constant flow of new restaurants to try, high quality service, and reasonable prices. Zurich’s food scene seems to be slowly developing, but it just doesn’t even compare and I’m not sure it […]

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friday fünf {surviving winter}


Heading into my first real winter in Zurich, I was given survival advice from a friend. Her winters in Vermont are even colder than mine, but the advice is just the same; embrace the snow. Find activities you like to do outside, even in the winter. Our first winter, I was happy to cozy up […]

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The Veuve Clicquot Chalet

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This time last week, I was hanging out in a chalet drinking a bottomless glass of Veuve Clicquot. NBD.  Who am I kidding, it was a really BIG DEAL!  I was given the opportunity to represent the online magazine, My Girlfriend Guide to Zurich, with whom I occasionally write articles, at an event sponsored by […]

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