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The Food Lover’s Guide To Switzerland

June 8, 2015

Food Lover's Guide To Switzerland

Moving to the Heart of Europe Means the Finest Traditional Food

Moving to Switzerland means that you are moving to the heart of Europe.

The nation’s culture and food are strongly affected by the countries that border it, Germany, France, and Italy, as well as the millions of immigrants that have crossed its borders over the centuries.

These are some of the most interesting food blogs being produced in Switzerland that celebrate this amazing and complex culture.

Exploring Swiss dining is a tour of the great cuisines of Europe. 

Several of these blogs are in German or French. Use Google Chrome to automatically translate them if needed.

Our Guide to Finding and Eating the Best Swiss Food


Food Freaks – This German language blog is filled with the sights, sounds,food-freaks and smells of Switzerland. Highlighting new and upcoming restaurants and chefs, this is the blog to read so you can stay up on the very latest food news from around the country. (Twitter)

Dairy-Free Switzerland – Written by an American ex-pat mum whose son has a milk allergydairy-free-switzerland, this blogger is dedicated to looking for delicious foods that don’t include dairy. Her postings are all about great foods from the French-speaking region of Switzerland and the amazing flavors that can be found there. (Twitter)

PatrickIsst…! – Writing in German, Patrick is taking readers on a gustatorypatrick-isst tour of Switzerland. He goes to some of the country’s finest eateries and shares his experiences. The photography is wonderful and the atmosphere that his stories convey border on literature. (Facebook)

Newly Swissed – Newly Swissed has plenty of food postings, but there is also lotsnewly-swissed of cultural information for expatriates to help make their way in the heart of Europe. Recent food postings include a guide to a local food truck festival, a farm to city story and a tour of Swiss wines. (Twitter)

Harrys Ding – From street food to fine dining, you will probably need a napkinharrys-ding for this German language blog. The photos are very nice and they take readers on a visual tour of international Swiss dining. (Twitter)

The Real Picky Gourmet – Traveling around Zurich and Switzerland, this blogger does athe-real-picky-gourmet great job of reviewing restaurants, both new and established. The reviews are unbiased. In fact, they say at the top that they pay for all their meals to insure that they remain neutral. (Twitter)

Fork and Flower – Written by Scarlett, the title of the blog tells of her two obsessions: food and flowers. She presents outstanding photosfork-and-flower of both throughout her blog. With recipes and more, this is a blog that seems to come down from a mountain in The Sound of Music straight to a mountain villa kitchen. (Twitter)

Rosecandle 11 – This blog is presented by Nee, a Vietnamese expatriate. It focusesrosecandle-11 on food in her adopted home as well as delicacies from her birthplace and her travels around Europe. A bit of rock and roll and a lot great photography make this blog stand out. (Twitter)


Swiss Paleo – More than just a paleo diet blog, this about a holistic paleo lifestyleswiss-aleo, including foods, cosmetics and more. Filled with recipes that align with the paleo diet concept, this is great blog for anyone who wants to experience the ancient ways of eating in one of the world’s oldest countries. (Twitter)

Rosa’s Yummy Yums – Blogging since 2005, Rosa’s craft is more than food; it is art that is absolutely stunning. Her food focus is international, just like her adopted city of Geneva. Check out the Recipes-Categories on the right side, as well as the Archives, for some outstanding food from Switzerland and the rest of the world. (Twitter)

Le Petit Chou – This French languagele-petit-chou blog contains some of the most succulent and stunning foods from French dining. The food travels and photographs will make you envious. This is the fine dining side of Geneva that is not to be missed. (Facebook)

The Geneva Foodie – The Geneva Foodie is about Geneva food, yes, but it is also a social mediageneva-foodie junkie’s view of food from the tableside. Anyone who wants to experience food in Geneva and document their story, this is the place to look. (Twitter)

Basel – Based in Basel, Sue is a globetrotter who brings her love of food and wine home to Switzerland. She is the author of several books and a contributor to many online and print food sources. Her story is one of a love of home and travel in equal measure. (Twitter)


Ellen’s Wine World – Subtitled “Swiss wines and all the other great ones,” Ellen’s blog is basedellens-wine-world in one of the great wine-making cities of the world. With all great wine there is a need for great food and Lausanne has that in quantity. From world-class restaurants to amazing food trucks this blog points out that Lausanne is one of the great food and wine destinations on the planet. (Twitter)

Plenty of food for thought here – enjoy!

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