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Horrible! How to get away with serving horrible-tasting food to a party

A few months ago, I received a call to cater an event for a large group of people in Winterthur. My goal: to create the most horrible-tasting experience for them imaginable. My first step was to go through my shelves and refrigerators and dig up all the oldest, worst-tasting ingredients I could get my hands on. JUST KIDDING! April Fool’s …

Best pizza in Winterthur, Switzerland

You may not know this about me, but I can be pretty particular about the food I eat. To find, say, the best pizza in Winterthur (the town in Switzerland where I live) can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. Why? Because there are TONS of pizza restaurants here. But many of them serve up the usual frozen-dough, baked …

Beck Schneider Café: A nice place for a cup of tea.

People love their coffee in Switzerland. But every now and again, an herbal infusion (chamomile), can be really satisfying. In the town where I live, Winterthur, there are many, many cafés to choose from. One of the ones I keep coming back to is Beck Schneider. Check out the video I shot there. It’s a cozy place where one can …

A simple lesson in goodbyes

Living in Winterthur, Switzerland, one of the things that is inevitable is learning German. There are many ways to say goodbye in German, but “Tschüss” is probably heard most frequently. While recording this video, we enjoyed the spontaneous opportunity to convey a simple lesson in goodbyes between close friends. Check it out! Before we say our goodbyes! Have you seen …

I love Switzerland

What is it like to live in Switzerland? Totally awesome. Is it the mountains? The snow? Or the slopes? The countrysides or the people? I don’t know. Love is not a thing that is defined. I love you when I don’t think of you. I love Switzerland, explained. Coming from New York City, the people I meet here in Switzerland, …

What to do in Lugano, Switzerland, on Christmas Day

If you’re wondering what to do in Lugano, Switzerland, on Christmas Day, I might have an idea for you. Visit Hotel Splendide and have a glass of champagne or two. The holiday season is a lively time of year in Lugano. We had the instinct to visit the small town in Canton Ticino a few days before Christmas day and …

JesusRICE! is born!

A month ago today, ChefLuna opened the doors on its latest venture, called: JesusRICE! From the outset, JesusRICE! is nothing particularly original. It’s a food concept. People go there to eat. The menu centers around: you guessed it–rice. Rice with veggies, rice with beef, rice with chicken–served with white beans. The core menu items are gluten-free and lactose free. This …

I*Ron Winterthur Featured Chef Luna This Week!

It’s so thrilling when people start to hear about you. This week, with the help of I*Ron Winterthur, we were able to announce a small contest to Winterthur residents who would like to try our Chef Luna’s Ess-Abo for a week. But first, let’s just celebrate the virtual ink that helped us get the word out about what we do! …

Face of Chef Luna Makes the Masthead of Local Paper!

We are so thrilled to get a chance to share a piece of what we do here in Winterthur. Christine Buschor, a freelancer for the Stadt Anzeiger, wrote a story about what we are committed to doing, to help us spread the message in German. Click on the image below and check out the story on page 11. There’s also …