Eat + Drink

1 Night, 3 Restaurants, 3 Courses

We’ve GOT the fine dining experience for you! The coordinators of Lange Nacht der Hotel Bars have taken the concept a step further. Their newest event is one of the best we’ve found to experience a variety of what fine dining in Zurich is all about. Sometimes choosing only one thing to do for a night…

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Michelin-Star-Rated Chef Christian Nickel

We can stand the heat, so let’s get in the kitchen! Last week Zuri Girl had the chance to sit with Spice restaurant head chef Christian Nickel and beg for some fantastic cooking tips, plus hear all about ask how Spice came to be so fabulous! And Christian is no ordinary chef - this young,…

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Brown Sugar Delights

For some of us, there was once a time in our lives where our beloved brown sugar was readily accessible, approximately CHF 2 (or less when converted into the currency that was sitting in your former wallets) and available in two kinds: light and dark. Zuri Girl noticed many of her 'girlfriends' were searching our…

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Sweet Zürich Tours

There is something to be said about following your passion and creating a livelihood dedicated to enriching the lives of others. Imagine the laughs you’d receive after telling your school-teacher you planned to devote your life traveling throughout the world with the primary purpose of tasting and touring chocolate and pastry shops. Well...with a bit (or a lot!) of passion,…

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Steinfels La Maison du Vin

Wonderful Warehouse Wines …10% discount for Girlfriend Guide readers & free delivery when 6+ more bottles are purchased. Steinfels La Maison du Vin is Switzerland’s oldest company to specialize in the auctioning of wine and we guarantee you will be overjoyed by their palate pleasing vintage selections, service and superiority.  The casual warehouse-style wine shop is stocked with over 400 new and old world wines and their noticeable crush on Bordeaux and rare vintages. Combine this with comparable low costs and knowledgeable English speaking staff…

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Explore Swiss Wines

  Swiss wines are one of this country’s best kept secrets! On the surface, wines produced in Switzerland have a bad reputation, but once we discarded what we heard, and actually began tasting some of these wines for ourselves, we were pleasantly surprised. Long gone are the days when you are not comfortable bringing a…

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Food + Wine in Stein am Rhein

Grab your man and your friends for a day of wine tasting and sightseeing! What better way to spend a Sunday?! Event organizers, Marathon Sprachen , Weinbau Trutmann and Melt Catering invite you to a day of food, wine, new friends and exploration this Sunday in the lovely, historic area, Stein am Rhein. The day…

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Best Beer Gardens

Flip flops, friends and Feldschlösschen! Beer gardens are the perfect place to enjoy these cozy comforts in life – the comforts that cause the laughter and familiarity to really make you feel at home.

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Pack your Picnic Basket!

Picnics are a fun and inexpensive way to spend a sunny summer day, and with Zurich’s beautiful scenery, we live in the perfect picnic city! Below you will find ZuriGirl’s recommendations for Picnic Basket Essentials and our favorite Picnic Spots around the city.

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Grow an Herb Garden

Think ‘Out-of-the-Bag’…Enjoy fresh basil, chives, thyme or cilantro without another trip to the grocery store. Pick up Garden in a Bag available at Changemaker in the Niederdorf area. To give ‘em a grow’, simply mix the seed packet with the soil, water and in 5-8 weeks your fresh herb leaves are ready for mincing and…

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