Category Archives: Breakfast

Mellqvist café & bar: the Vasastan angle

A few months ago, a fellow Canadian who had just moved to Stockholm contacted me and offered to go for coffee. Although we did not know each other, we had a common professional past, so that was not totally weird! … Continue reading

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Urban Deli: Hipster Central

It has been a while since I last visited a new cool café in Stockholm. It has nothing to do with a potential shortage of such cafés. No, I am afraid I am the only one to blame. I have … Continue reading

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Mellqvist: if you love coffee, music, photos…

Recycling in Stockholm requires commitment. I come from a place where recycling, just like garbage, is being collected at people’s doors once or twice a week. All you have to do is get the recycling bin on the sidewalk on … Continue reading

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Café Birger no 76: an oasis of calm before a crazy day

When I woke up today, I knew it would be a crazy day. In fact, the madness started yesterday so there were no surprises today. Last week I offered my friend AP to help her move. She didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Muren: a gay friendly café in Gamla Stan

Some ten years ago I was living in Paris with a wonderful woman. We lived there for three years and used the opportunity to travel around Europe. A few years earlier, we had spent a summer traveling in Western Europe. … Continue reading

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Eclair: this one’s for Emily

When I woke up with a bad cold on Wednesday morning I wasn’t surprised. As far back as I can remember, I always get a bit sick during the holidays. Nothing serious but it’s like as soon as I allow … Continue reading

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Kladdkakan: a nice stop in Gamla Stan

Today is a big day for Stockholm. Most people will know about the Nobel prize ceremony. I have been somewhat involved with a lunch at the Nobel Institute a couple of weeks ago and another lunch yesterday with the delegation … Continue reading

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