Discovery & Fun - Food

  • Fighting Food Waste at Paléo
    Fighting Food Waste at Paléo

    Did you know that the App “Too Good to Go” is operating at Paléo? This App helps in the fight against food waste. Users of the App can search for, and buy unsold food at drastically reduced prices (at the end of the day of trading) from shops and restaurants all over the world, including […] The post Fighting Food Waste at Paléo appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?
    Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?

    I have had the plan to tackle our food expenses for many months. The project has finally begun since the beginning of this year. While waiting for the next blogpost dedicated to the topic, I wanted to ask you the following two questions, dear reader: How much do you spend per month shopping for food (excluding alcohol and tobacco)? Where do you go for grocery shopping? I look forward to...

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  • Making Memories [en]

    [en] I’ve recently started watching TV series (Doctor Who!) and listening to podcasts again, partly in an attempt to pull myself out of some activities or preoccupations that were on the way to becoming a little obsessive. And amongst those podcasts I listened to recently, one episode seems to have had a lasting impact on … Continue reading "Making Memories [en]"

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  • Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!
    Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!

    It’s “Cave Ouvertes” this weekend Saturday 3rd (10:00 – 18:00) and Sunday 4th November (10:00 -16:00) in Begnins, Luins, Vinzel et Bursins. For just CHF15 you are given a special wine tasting glass, you can then visit the wine cellars and taste wine in each of them. There will be a free “navette” bus provided […] The post Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try t...

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  • Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English
    Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English

    The brand new “Know-it-all passport” is now out! This book is the essential guide to living in Geneva, Vaud, and neighbouring France. This 11th edition has a brand new chapter entitled “Sustainability”, a list of escape rooms in the “Entertainment” chapter, plus a list of co-working spaces under the “Business and Legal Matters” chapter. The popular […] The post Win a copy of ...

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  • Expat Foods and where to find them – March podcast 2018
    Expat Foods and where to find them – March podcast 2018

    The “Living in the Know” March podcast is now out and this month Lisa from Know-it-all Passport and Catherine from Living in Nyon, discuss where to source expat products in French-speaking Switzerland. From hunting out American “Texas Pete’s Chicken Wing Sauce” to “Lyle’s Golden Syrup” from Britain, they name shops and websites where you can find […] The post Expat Foods and ...

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  • Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer
    Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer

    Gastrovaud (the association of restaurants and cafés in Vaud) has a special offer for Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd December 2017. The offer is called “Pintes Ouvertes” and it lets you try out a typical menu of the region. The menu consists of a dry Vaudois sausage with baguette, a 100% Swiss cheese fondue (AOP) with bread […] The post Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass...

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  • Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer
    Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer

    A big part of Paléo’s long lasting success lies in the way the festival is made to be as welcoming as possible. As just about anyone who has lived the Paléo experience knows, there’s much more to a day on the grounds than going to see the concert you were really excited about. The number […] The post Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks
    Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks

    If you are looking to host a social or networking event, or you simply would like a place to drink with a great view of Nyon, the balcony bar at the Base Hotel is now open for summer from 17:00 – 22:00 Monday to Saturday. The bar serves a selection of cold beers, cocktails and local […] The post Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Wine weekend in Vaud – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June
    Wine weekend in Vaud – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June

    This weekend the 3rd and 4th June, it’s Caves Ouvertes across Vaud. Lots of caves (wine cellars) across the Canton will be open for wine tasting from 10:00 – 18:00. Just CHF 20 buys you a wine “passport/glass” which then entitles you to try out the wine in over 300 cellars! There is even an […]

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