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Today I discovered two things I was previously pretty sure did not exist: a beer store and a bulk spice store in Lausanne. This, despite my extensive searches for the very same items in the last few months! This, despite the fact that I was just trying to buy coffee. No doubt this is exactly how […]


Shopping, cooking, and eating in Lausanne has come with a fair share of adventures and surprises. I live a few minutes’ walk away from a Costco-size supermarket which has an entire section, not just for cheese from Switzerland, but for Gruyere-style cheese from Switzerland. Europe is famous for its coffee roasting skills and there is […]