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Zurich’s Epicurean Extravaganza: A November Culinary and Wine Adventure guide

Welcome to Zurich, a city that not only boasts stunning landscapes and a rich cultural heritage but is also a paradise for food enthusiasts!

November in Zurich offers a wide array of culinary events and experiences that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more. In this blog article, I, your local food lover, will take you on a gastronomic journey through Zurich’s top food-related events this November. From indulging in traditional Swiss dishes to exploring international flavors, there’s something for every palate.

Let me guide you to some November highlights you have to put on your agenda right now!

Navigating the lake on Zurich with  of Wines at Expovina

Zurich’s love for wine is celebrated at Expovina. It’s the world’s largest wine exhibition on water, where you can sample an incredible variety of wines from around the world. It’s an opportunity to explore the world of fine wines, accompanied by scenic views of Lake Zurich by night. This event is a wine lover’s dream and a must to kick-off November! 11 ships and over 4000 international wines to taste! Exhibition entrance is 33 CHF and you can also book some master classes!

Date: from. 2.11. – to 16.11.2023
Wine Exposition:
Mon-Sat: 13.00 bis 21.00 Uhr
Sun: 12.00 bis 19.00 Uhr
Gastronomic ship & Pier Food:
Mon-Sat: 12.00 bis 24.00
Sun: 12.00 bis 22.00
Learn more about: Expovina

For all Chestnuts-Lovers: Delicious home-made chestnut dessert at Vermicelleria

For those craving Autumn flavors in Zurich, Vermicelleria is the place to get some really creamy tasty vermicelles. The team  “Vermicelles” is traveling to the valleys of Ticino for a week to gather chestnuts, so that the fresh and delicious Vermicelles can be served in the bowls at the opening of the fifth Vermicelleria. Happy Birthday!

By the way: If you did not now until now what vermicelles are: It’s a Swiss dessert made from sweetened chestnut purée, resembling thin pasta strands. They are typically served with whipped cream and enjoyed for their rich, nutty flavor.

Every day from 02.—26. November – 14:00–22:00

New Greek Restaurant in town  – A Taste of the Mediterranean at Limani

November is the perfect time to indulge in Mediterranean cuisine at Limani. With its beautiful view of Lake Zurich, Limani offers an exquisite dining experience with a focus on fresh seafood and vibrant flavors. Their dishes are inspired by the Mediterranean region and promise a culinary journey through the coastal towns of Greece and Turkey.

Where: Gertrudstrasse 44, 8003 Zürich

When: Tue to Fri – 11.30 – 14 / 18.30 – 23 / Sat 8.30 – 24

Non and traditional Fondue place in Zurich to enjoy this November!

  • Kronestübli at Limmatquai is your choice! Chilly Days, Melting Hearts: Club Fondue Returns. Weber’s Unrivaled Cheese Fondue with Brilliant Garnishes from Rechberg 1837 and the Finest Wines from Across the Land. Wild, Luscious, and Cheesy – Club Fondue in the Enchanting Kronestübli with a View over the Limmat.Where: Pop Up Hotel Krone, Limmatquai 88, 8001 Zürich
    When: Thu/Fr/Sat 18-23
  • Turmeral Pop-up ignites the hearts of Winterthur with classic fondue and mulled wine under sparkling lights. For over 10 years, they have been hosting people indoors and outdoors, sharing the joy of hospitality and pleasure. That’s who they are – Herzhaft Gastro AG, with a warm-hearted passion for hospitality and enjoyment.
    Experience Fondue and other traditional Swiss dishes!Where: Turm Areal, Theaterstrasse 17, 8400 Winterthur
    When: 19.10 – 31.12.2023, Tue – Wed 17.00 – 23.00, Thu – Fri 17.00 – 00.000, Sat: 17:00 – 02:00. Closed from 24.12-26.12.2023
  • For a traditional Fondue experience a must is the Fondue Alp Grossmünsterplatz at Grossmünster. In the run-up to Christmas, there is a kitschy, pretty fondue chalet on Zwingliplatz near the Grossmünster. Cosiness and chalet character are guaranteed. It’s taking place from November 23 to December 23, 2023. Make your reservation here.
  • Don’t miss out on the Christmas magic at the Wienachtsdorf on Sechseläutenplatz! It’s like Switzerland’s coolest and quirkiest holiday market – and it’s also a culinary adventure. When inside the beautifully decorated Swiss Chalet you will feel like in the Alps! Fondue season kicks off from November 23 to December 23, 2023.
    Open from Sunday to Wednesday, 11 am to 11 pm, and Thursday to Saturday, 11 am to midnight.

Stay tuned for more winter tips coming your way! December is knocking at the door, and we’re getting all set for Glühwein and delightful Christmas street food! Get around on my food guide, too!

 

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