Archive for 'Eating Out'
Every country has fairs, but what is the Herbstmesse Autumn Fair like in Basel?
Basel’s Autumn Fair has grown and grown and now takes in five different locations across the city, each with a different flavour and rhythm. Back in 2003 and 2004 we reviewed each of the locations for you to give you an idea [...]
Posted: November 2nd, 2008 under Child Friendly, Eating Out, Entertainment, Information, Things To Do.
Tags: Barfusserplatz, Food, Herbstmesse, Kaserne, Messeplatz, Munsterplatz, Petersplatz
Basel Stadt has voted 27,427 against 24,533 to ban smoking in all Restaurants and public places in the city. Smoking won’t be banned in rooms set aside from the main serving area, but it will be illegal to provide any service in these rooms. No date has yet been set for implementation of the ban, [...]
Posted: September 29th, 2008 under Child Friendly, Eating Out, Entertainment, Health, Information.
Tags: Basel Stadt, Baselland, CVP, Gastrosuisse, Legal, Nidwalden, Restaurants, Smoking, Zurich
The Hash House what…?
“Running?…. Beer?…. Beer and running?… I’m not sure if I like that!” This is the normal reaction of people when I try to tell them about the Hash House Harriers - a movement of non-competitive “sports” clubs which boasts over 100,000 participants world-wide and around 1500 chapters.
I’d been invited on a summer boat trip on the Zurichsee to the Weinbaumuseum at Au with dinner to follow on the “sunset cruise” around the lake and back - all the way from Enge haven in Zurich to the tax haven of Schwyz.
This article was first published on 10th April 2004
Brausebad has, to coin a phrase, “Location, Location, Location”. It also has one of Basel’s best parks. So what else does this pleasant quarter of Gross Basel have to offer?
Posted: September 25th, 2008 under Child Friendly, Eating Out, Entertainment, Information, Neighbourhoods, Sport.
Tags: Allschwil, Basel Zoo, Brausebad, Eating Out, Jazz, Religion, Schools, Schuetzenmattpark, Shopping, Spalenring, Sport, Trams
Different countries have different cultures and different ideas about tipping. How does it work in Switzerland?