Articles by Julia Webster Ayuso


We talk to Cathy Poirson, of Ibrik in Paris, about the art of Oriental coffee making and the challenges of starting a business in France.


Check out this temporary community project in the 14th arrondissement in Paris before it closes in December!


Among the variety of small-scale eateries on Bristol’s Cotham Hill, Pasta Loco is the place to go for an intimate and comforting meal.


Senza Nome is a bar run by those with hearing impairments in Bologna’s central via Belvedere.


Hidden in a corner in Bologna’s largest park, Le Serre is a project promoting co-working and cultural events in a large outdoor space with a communal city vegetable patch and greenhouse. Vetro is a restaurant and café for co-workers and visitors alike.


Interview with Simona Larghetti, president of the association and project manager of Dynamo, Bologna’s premier destination for cycling enthusiasts.


Va Mo Là is a small, characterful restaurant in Bologna set in an old book shop, specialising in regional Italian cuisine.


Fàbrica Moritz is a brewery and tapas bar priding itself on French and Spanish fusion foods in the heart of Barcelona.


For an unpretentious and homely ‘eco’ café in the heart of Bologna, Fram is your man, serving veggie, vegan and gluten-free options. 


Monsieur Baba is a quirky bar on Rue Faubourg Saint Denis serving anything from Thai curry to a grill-house steak burger.