11.03.2020 – Food & Drinks | Favourite spots

Where to eat in the ‘Dörfli’

There’s no need to go hungry when you’re out and about in Niederdorf. Zurich’s old town has something for everyone, from hot soups to fresh amaretti, or even yesterday’s croissants. Check out our tips for when you’re feeling peckish.

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Preventing food waste: Äss-Bar

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On the front line of the fight against waste – Sandro Furnari and his team at Äss-Bar sell off yesterday’s baked goods at bargain prices.

Stüssihofstatt 6, 8001 Zurich

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Hot panini: Punto Italiano

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The Italian speciality shop Punto Italiano is not only the place to find the strongest espresso in the city for CHF 3, or a Birra Moretti for CHF 2.50; they also come with stories from Vincenzo’s life. He invented the panini, and has now shared his secrets with us.

Spitalgasse 9, 8001 Zurich

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Special Swiss biscuits: Bäckerei Vohdin

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If any shop in Zurich’s old town can be described as an institution, then it’s the Vohdin bakery. The ovens have been going at Oberdorfstrasse 12 since 1626 (!). Elvira and Urs Vohdin sell perhaps the most delicate amaretti in Switzerland – and in only 4.3 square metres of shop space.

Oberdorfstrasse 12, 8001 Zurich

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Soups and vitamin juices: Saftlade

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David Kaldeck took over Saftlade, Switzerland’s oldest juice bar, in 2015 and immediately gave it a fresh coat of paint. David believes in sustainability and fairly produced products. But that doesn’t mean he avoids meat altogether.

Münstergasse 31, 8001 Zürich