Locanda Barbarossa, Ascona

The gourmet restaurant Locanda Barbarossa is situated in the five star hotel Castello del Sole on the shores of Lago Maggiore. It has 18 GaultMillau points and 1 Michelin star.

My husband and I spent our mini moon at the hotel and granted ourselves a dinner at the fine dining restaurant to celebrate. I’ll let the pictures talk…

Brasserie de Montbenon, Lausanne

Set in the « Parc de Montbenon » in an over 100 year old building, the Brasserie de Montbenon welcomes its guest with an amazing view on Lake Geneva. The restaurant with an 8 meter high ceiling reopened its doors after renovation end of 2014. The interior is contemporary, which makes a nice contrast to the historical…

Tschebull, Hamburg

The Austrian restaurant in the city centre of Hamburg has (as stated on my Instagram account) the best Schnitzel in town! Its situation is ideal for a lunch break when on the Mönckebergstrasse, one of the biggest shopping streets in the city.

Poletto Winebar, Hamburg

Hamburg is my favourite town in Germany and home to a part of my family. These two reasons bring me regularly to the beautiful Nordic city and I never miss a chance to try new (or old) eating spots, when I am there. The Poletto Winebar is one of my regular dinner spots. Situated in…

Restaurante Barceloneta, Barcelona

The Barceloneta restaurant carries the name of the quarter, where it is situated. Close to the city’s beach and the fisherman’s wharf, it is a popular area for sightseeing and a perfect excuse to reserve here for lunch! By experience (because it is not the first time I ate here and it will not be…

Casa de Tapes Cañota, Barcelona

La Cañota, how the locals call it, is a typical tapas restaurant in Barcelona. Its concept is inspired by traditional bistros in former times. They usually had a drawn animal (crab, fish, etc.) on their door to signify potential guests that they are serving tapas. Not only from the outside, but also inside is the…

Brunch at Mövenpick Hotel, Lausanne

Valentine’s Day is not everyone’s cup of tea. I am also among those people who wouldn’t be sad if it doesn’t exist, but I use it every year as an excuse for eating out with friends. As the supposedly most romantic day of the year fell on a Sunday, we decided to try the brunch…

Le Berceau des Sens, Lausanne

Le Berceau des Sens is the fine dining and training restaurant of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. It is open from Monday to Friday for lunch or dinner. The students are the service and kitchen staff supervised by professionals. The modern restaurant was planned by the Stuart Wildson a well-known interior designer in the hospitality…

Marchal, Copenhagen

The 1 Michelin star restaurant Marchal is located in THE five-star hotel in Copenhagen named D’Angleterre. The iconic hotel reopened in 2013, welcoming its guests in new surroundings. Already the arrival is magical. We ate at the Marchal during our stay in December when the D’Angleterre looked like a snow palace thanks to its Christmas…

PS Bar & Grill, Copenhagen

Do you know the feeling when you are only a tourist in a city, you have been sightseeing for quite some time already and you suddenly start getting hungry, but you have no clue where to go? I found myself in exactly that situation during our stay in Copenhagen. My fiancé just proudly told me…

Peder Oxe, Copenhagen

The charming restaurant Peder Oxe is located on a small square called Gråbrødretorv in the middle of Copenhagen. The menu is inspired by Nordic and French cuisine. It offers different fish dishes, burgers, steaks and chocolate desserts. You may also choose from a big salad buffet when you prefer a lighter meal. When opening the…

Deck 7 Market Restaurant, Hamburg

“Deck 7” is situated in the five-star hotel “Süllberg” in Hamburg. Karlheinz Hauser, a well-known German chef, manages the hotel and also runs the 2 Michelin star restaurant “Seven seas” in the same hotel. It overlooks the quarter “Blankenese” and offers splendid views onto the river Elbe. I had dinner at the Deck 7 with my…