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Top Chef Alfred Prasad Cooks at the Widder Hotel

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Top Chef Alfred Prasad Cooks at the Widder Hotel

. Top Chef Alfred Prasad Cooks at the Widder   Alfred Prasad with the General Manager of the Hotel Widder, Jan Brucker Alfred Prasad is the youngest Indian chef to receive a Michelin star at the age of 29, and is well known for his fabulous high quality Indian food, made of fresh seasonal ingredients. […]

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Blickfang Design Fair Zurich

Blickfang Design Fair Zurich

. Blickfang Design Fair Zurich 25th-26th-27th November 2016 The fabulous design fair Blickfang design fair will be taking place this year at the Kongresshaus from 25th to 27th November. Showcasing new and innovative designs in home furnishing, clothing, accessories and lots more it is a great event in Zurich’s calendar. This year is particularly special […]

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Slow Food Market Zurich

Slow Food Market Zurich

. Slow Food Market Zurich 18th – 20th November   The 2016 edition of the Slow Food Market Zurich is taking place in Halle 3 + 4 at the Messe Zurich from 18th – 20th November. Under the motto “Genuss mit Verantwortung”, or “Enjoyment with Responsibility” this is a foodie event where the provenance and […]

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A Feast of Chocolate with Honold and Felchlin in Zurich

A Feast of Chocolate with Honold and Felchlin in Zurich

A  Feast of Chocolate with Honold and Felchlin in Zurich   One of the top places to go for chocolate is Honold in Zurich. A family run business, now in the fourth generation it is a paradise for chocolate lovers with dreamy truffles and pralines to die for. My favourites include “Mandolette”, dark chunky Criollo […]

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Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

When you walk though Zurich main station on Friday 12th October do check out the chalk drawing of Switzerland’s first 3D pizza.  It is situated not far from the “Oktoberfest” area and was drawn by British artist Julian Beever. You do have to look at it from the right angle though, to get the 3D […]

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

Whether you’ve just arrived in Switzerland or you’re just leaving for pastures new, the “Brockie” or Brokenhaus can be a great help in both situations. It can be a source of inspiration and affordable furniture if you’ve just arrived and  don’t want to have your house looking like a design set from Ikea but on […]

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Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

Filed in Film, Things To Do, Zurich in Photos by on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

On Saturday night the Opera House was looking rather splendid as it was illuminated by coloured lights ready for the 8th Zurich Film Festival Awards ceremony. The green carpet was in place and the Zurich Film Festival directors Nadja Schildknecht, beautifully attired in an oyster full length dress, together with a very elegant Karl Spoerri, prepared […]

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Time Lapse Video of Zurich

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Time Lapse Video of Zurich

If you haven’t yet seen this time lapse video that was talked about in the NZZ newspaper this Summer then do take a look: Video courtesy of niggli.com For information on what’s happening in Zurich this weekend please scroll down the Home page.

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More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

If you haven’t made it to the mountains to watch one of the “Aplabfahrt” or “Alpabzug” where the cows come down the mountains and parade through the streets after spending the Summer months on the higher pastures it’s still not too late. “Colourful headgear – what all well dressed cows are wearing this time of […]

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The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

Did you visit Zurich Opera House’s Open Day last Saturday? If you did you had the opportunity not only to see special performances and taster sessions, but also to listen to chamber music in the “Room of Mirrors” to check out the views from different seats in the theatre, to look behind the scenes and […]

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