Category Archives: Friends

Kura Café: Another good reason to venture out of Södermalm

UPDATE – JULY 2013 I have one good news and one bad news. The bad news: Kura is no longer on Torsgatan in Vasastan. A great loss for the neighborhood. The good news: Kura is now part of this new … 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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Amsterdam: Coffee, Art and Friends

Today is another “red day” in Sweden, which means that it is a holiday. After my experiences of Christmas’ eve and New Year’s eve, I was anticipating another day where everything would be closed. After spending too much time cleaning … Continue reading

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Café Fåtöljen: your comfort zone

When I woke up this morning – a bit later than usual after a late Friday night out – I was curious to see whether Stockholm on this 31 December would be as quiet as Christmas eve (for details click … Continue reading

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Fröken Anderssons Kaffebar: Love is in the Air

Today is one of those days when the weather can’t decide if it should rain or snow. Frankly, the best thing to do on days like that is to buy some magazines and head into a nice cafe.  Last week … Continue reading

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Café Cinema: make me an offer I can’t refuse

It was a late night on Saturday. No party or clubbing. Just the discovery of Spotify! As a result it was a lazy Sunday morning today. After a discussion on Skype with my parents last night where my mom basically … 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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First Aid Kit at Södra Teatern

I know, this has nothing to do with coffee. I could try and argue that I had a cappuccino at Bauer before the show at Södra Teatern but this post is really not about coffee. It is about those two fantastic … Continue reading

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Balzac: Extra-territorial coffee

It was a beautiful Saturday morning today so I was feeling a bit adventurous and decided to leave Södermalm for my coffee experience. In fact, I had decided a long time ago that I wanted to go back to Saturnus … Continue reading

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