Thitikarn Chaima prepares healthy Thai dishes at her take-away restaurant.
Katie Halter is the owner of this traditional folk music bar that has played host to acts such as Green Day and Mumford & Sons.
Roger Hafner runs the Hafenkneipe, where businessmen and punks get together over a beer or two.
Fritz Schneiter has stood on the Limmatquai selling flowers for almost 50 years.
He’s already had hundreds of dolls, teddies and cuddly toys beneath his needle: Meinrad Röösli has been running his doll and teddy bear clinic for 31 years.
Enrico Mounayer has been running his bike shop on Neugasse for more than ten years. Straightforward craftsmanship prevails at Velocittà in Kreis 5 – there’s not an e-bike in sight.
Zurich native Daniel Kissling has been serving Italian ice cream at Riesbach harbour for two decades.
For a taste of paradise, simply head down to Katja Graber’s café in Zurich-Hottingen. If you’re lucky, you’ll even be treated to a slice of white chocolate cake!
With her rent-a-shelf flea market, Myrielle Hambrecht has brought a sustainable and surprisingly innovative store concept from northern Europe to the heart of Zurich’s Kreis 4.
Theodor Wachtel is the proprietor of this watch shop where time seems to run more slowly.
Timo Klein co-founded Balboa. In these unusual fitness centres, people train in groups – and then enjoy a bowl of healthy muesli.
There’s a queue of people outside Sue’s Kitchen every lunchtime. Why? Because the food is tasty and healthy – and Sue Opfermann is a warm host.
Christoph Birkholz is one of the co-founders of Impact Hub Zurich, the largest coworking community in Switzerland. We meet him at Café Auer, which is part of the Hub.