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Boule d'or Switzerland

A ‘CHEESY’ EXPAT SUCCESS STORY


Boule D’Or – BRAZILIAN CHEESE BALLS CONQUER SWISS MARKET by Chené Koscielny PHOTOGRAPHS: Caroline Blackwell from Taste of Savoie A humble little bread and cheese ball from Brazil has made its way onto the plates and into the hearts of ‘les vraies Suisses’ to become a symbol of cultural integration and entrepreneurship.   Called Pão de Queijo in Portuguese –…

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CLASSICAL MUSIC IN CAROUGE


SUNDAY, 18th of NOVEMBER AT 17h there will be a classical music concert in the Temple of Carouge as part of a series of automnal concerts to cheer you up during grey November. On Sunday night Carine Séchaye, mezzo-soprano and Marie-Cecile Bertheau on piano, will be performing. WHEN Sunday, 18th of November at 17. More concerts until the 25th of…

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Nuit des vignerons encaveurs

LOCAL WINEMAKERS NIGHT


ON THURSDAY, THE 22nd of NOVEMBER, it’s time for the Nuit des vignerons encaveurs – a festival celebrating wine from vineyards surrounding Geneva. Wine tastings and bars – with more than 15 local vineyards present. DJ and food options. WHEN Thursday, November 22nd from 17h-24h WHERE Pavilion de Sicli COST Entrance fee: CHF20, with a souvenir glass. MORE INFO agvei.ch/nuitdesvignerons…

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night swim bains de paquis

NIGHT SWIM – BRRR!!


FROM WEDNESDAY, 21st OF NOVEMBER, the Bains de Pâquis offers regular Wednesday ‘night swim’ sessions for the bravest among us.  Jump into the freezing water for a refreshing dip and then relax afterwards with a lovely hot chocolate or vin chaud. You can also warm up with one of their yummy fondues – but be sure to book this way…

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S – GENEVA ENGLISH DRAMA SOCIETY (GEDS) 


FROM TUESDAY 20th of NOVEMBER TILL SATURDAY 24th of NOVEMBER don’t miss the latest production by the Geneva English Drama Society (GEDS): Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the stage adaptation by Richard Greenberg.   The show will run from Tuesday 20 Nov – Sat 24 November. As always, patrons on Opening Night are invited to join the cast and crew after the show for…

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Thanksgiving Geneva 2018

THANKSGIVING DINNER


Don’t want to spend Thanksgiving evening alone? – join other US families on FRIDAY, 23rd of NOVEMBER, for a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva, hosted by the American International Club of Geneva. This one of the biggest AIC events of the year and they are ready for you with their favorite Albert – Mark Band to dance to,…

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Colour Festival geneva

THE COLOUR CAFÉ


THIS WEEKEND, 16th and 17th OF NOVEMBER, check out what’s on at The Couleur Café Festival. This festival is said to be the first French-speaking showcase of African cultures and the diaspora. With its multidisciplinary program, the Couleur Café Festival invites dancers, directors,storytellers, comedians, authors and musicians to perform in Geneva every year. The ON programme of the Color Café…

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La petite Foret - Kempinski

LA PETITE FORÊT – KEMPINSKI HOTEL


FROM THIS WEEK, you can splurge on a luxury experience in the “La Petite Forêt” at the Grand Hotel Kempinski as part of their winter offering. What does it entail? A magical setting with a ‘forest of sparking Christmas trees’ and an unusual meal designed around a Champagne and black truffle fondue accompanied by Dom Pérignon Champagne.🍾🥂 • Fondue moitié-moitié…

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Le Petit 23

BELLY-WARMING WINTER FOOD


LE PETIT 23  by Kelly Marcisz With the arrival of colder weather, the hunt for belly-warming food is on – and the new menu at Le Petit 23 in Geneva doesn’t disappoint. Having recently had the opportunity to try their fresh and tasty new menu, we can definitely recommend this chic little restaurant as the perfect ‘go-to’ for a quick…

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Swiss foods to try - Geneva

9 MUST-TRY SWISS FOODS


SWISS FOODS YOU MUST TRY – IN GENEVA by Laura from Let’s Explore What is “real” Swiss food, you may wonder and you’re not alone. Trust us, there is more to it than cheese fondue, but it is a difficult question, even for the Swiss, as recipes and preferences vary from canton to canton. So, which Swiss foods should you…

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