Dark-Chocolate Covered Criollo Beans from an Alstadt Institution
This Altstadt institution known for its specialty coffee beans, teas and spices also sells a small, but excellent selection of specialty Swiss chocolate bars, including Akesson’s and Idillio Origins, and delicious chocolate oddities like dark-chocolate covered Criollo beans and ginger sticks.
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A Gourmet Institution in the Altstadt
What started as a simple grocer in St. Gallen in 1864 has evolved into this Swiss institution whose Zurich outpost offers an overwhelming array of specialty coffee beans, teas, dried fruits and spices in an Altstadt building that once housed the city’s first post office.