Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar?

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar? I give you here my 3 favorite addresses offering kougelhopfs in Colmar: all three are excellent. You can choose to have it sprinkled with icing sugar or not. Stop at the patisserie early in the morning, when they just came out of the oven… it’s even tastier! If you believe that kougelhopf is dry, go taste one of these and I guarantee that you will change your mind. It has nothing to do with what is often sold in very touristy shops… Kouglof can be savored straight away or brought back as a souvenir from your weekend in Alsace....

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The best tea rooms and cafes in Mulhouse (or at least my favourites!)

Mulhouse boasts many charming cafes and tea rooms, pleasant places for a break and a good slice of cake. I haven’t tried yet all the addresses (actually not at all!), but let me start this article with two good addresses, until I get the chance to share more of my discoveries! 🙂 Le Temps d’une Pause – Books, coffee and concept store Le Temps d’une pause is located right in the heart of Mulhouse city centre. It is one of my favourite cafes in Alsace. Yes, it’s true that there are lots of good cafés in Strasbourg and in Colmar,...

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Christmas markets in Alsace – The most beautiful ones (or at least our favourites!)

There is a reason why Alsace is famous for its Christmas markets. During the holiday season, the whole region plays along and uses its imagination to best decorate houses and towns. It’s a real moment of joy in contrast with the sadness of winter! So then, what are the most beautiful Christmas markets in Alsace? Which one should you visit? To help you in your (difficult) choice, here is the list of a few that I consider as the most beautiful Christmas markets in Alsace. They are the ones that I visited and particularly enjoyed. For each of them,...

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My favorite restaurants in Colmar

Are you looking for a good restaurant in Colmar? Good news, there are actually a lot! To help you in making your choice, here is my selection of good addresses. I don’t know if they are the best restaurants in Colmar (it is in fact very subjective), but these are addresses I would recommend to friends asking for advice.  I focused on French and Alsatian cuisine restaurants, because this is usually the type of food you would want to try when visiting Alsace. I haven’t yet listed starred restaurants, which are sort of “out of category”.  For lovers of organic food and for...

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The best tea rooms and cafés in Sélestat (or at least my favourites!)

Je suis fan de salons de thé chaleureux, où l’on peut prendre un bon thé ou café accompagné d’une part de gâteau. J’aime y aller avec des copines ou avec ma mère lorsqu’elle est de passage en Alsace. Je suis donc devenue experte pour dénicher de bonnes adresses! Et je dois dire avoir été assez épatée à Sélestat: c’est une petite ville mais il y a des cafés vraiment originaux! Voici ma sélection des meilleurs cafés et salons de thé de Sélestat. Libellule – Merveilles, curiosités et gourmandises La Libellule est un lieu particulier à Sélestat: il s’agit à...

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