By Viktoria Rajnak
I’m always keeping my eyes open for new places to go to, and this time it was a nice discovery of something that stands out from the ordinary. I find the surroundings of a place as important a part of the experience as the food. L’Evento is an Italian restaurant/lounge/bar that lies a stone’s throw from the city center. After work stops: at 18:00, Monday through Friday.
L’Evento is in a glass veranda with great heights, situated between two buildings.
The bar is at the entrance level, overlooking the restaurant, and when you walk down to the restaurant level, another bar desk is filled with iPads! I’m guessing it’s the entertainment while waiting for placement, or if you drop by alone.
Instead of studying the menu, I studied the design of this place. The enormous lamps are in the shape of jellyfish.
The chairs are Kartell Mademoiselle with Missoni Fabric. The kitchen is framed and visible for us to peek into. On this live painting you see the chefs’ movements.
The fabulous drinks made a great end to my Monday. They were accompanied by a plate of Italian charcuterie and cheese. After-work was nice, and next time I’ll test lunch, or a late weekend night when there’s a DJ around.
50, rue du Stand
Viktoria Rajnak is a business student at HEC in Geneva, where she has lived since 2003. She writes a blog, Remove Before Flight Blog and she will be contributing occasional guest posts here on a variety of topics including nightlift and shopping in Geneva.