Curiositas is a cutting-edge restaurant in the center of Geneva, Switzerland where traditional European cuisine is given an updated, contemporary twist. The Urban Grocer’s Caitlin Zaino sneaks into the kitchen to get the low down. Frogs legs with parsley emulsion anyone?
From an art studio-cum-cafe to a Spanish wine bar to a butcher shop turned local watering hole, The Urban Grocer’s co-founder, Caitlin Zaino, explores the most innovative spots to quench your thirst in Geneva, Switzerland.
Adding to the list of pop-ups and closed-door eateries making waves in cities globally is Switzerland’s first: The Urban Grocer Supper Club. Operating out of yet-to-be-disclosed locations in and around Geneva, this new underground space is set to showcase cutting-edge concepts in food around the world through menus and events inspired by these trends — and trendsetters.
What do you get when the finest chocolate makers of Switzerland are given free rein to unleash their creativity? Le Carré des Chocolatiers, that’s what. And one bite of their tasty inventions and you’ll agree that it was a damn fine idea.
In Geneva, Switzerland, where the weather is just beginning to hint at cold, the time for indulging in hearty fondues is around the corner. And for a real authentic fondue experience, bypass the fake chalet-type restaurants and head straight for the Buvette des Bains. Set on a pier in the middle of Lake Geneva, this summer beach hotspot is transformed into a local fondue-eating institution during the chillier months. Here, rowdy locals pack long communal tables, next to wood burning stoves, where the very pungent aroma of melted cheese pierces the senses.