Geneva suggestions for solo diner?
Will be in Geneva on Feb. 8-9, looking for good places to dine alone where I won't feel strange for being alone, anywhere from cheap to moderately expensive (I didn't pack the kind of clothing necessary for a really fancy place). Pretty much anything but seafood is fine in terms of cuisine, with a preference for local flavors.
Also, are there any must-take-back food/cooking items, and any particularly good places to procure them?
Thanks in advance!
When I've been to Geneva, I've always stayed just over the border in Ferney-Voltaire, France. There are several lovely restaurants in Ferney. Chanteclair is very, very nice. I also like Le Pirate, but if you don't care for seafood it won't be as attractive to you. There is also an old-fashioned hotel in Ferney with a very nice, reasonably priced, traditional French restaurant on the ground floor. I can't remember the name of it, but Ferney is a small town and I'm sure you'd find it without a problem.
On one business trip, the team we were visiting arranged a dinner on a restaurant that was halfway up the slope of the alps (or at least it seemed to be that far). Again, I don't know the name of the place, but it was a very memorable meal of fondue, rustic bread, and lots of local wine.
Have a great trip!