Archive for the 'Denmark' Category

AOC Revisited – Full-blown Deliciousness

This post is to update you on the status of Restaurant AOC and to share some photos from my recent visit to the restaurant.… »

Birthday Dinner at Mielcke & Hurtigkarl

One of my favourite restaurants in Copenhagen is Mielcke & Hurtigkarl. The restaurant is located in the Danish Royal Horticultural Society’s Garden in Frederiksberg and is the most beautiful place in the summertime, full of flowers in bloom and with peacocks walking around just outside the beautifully decorated neo-art nouveau-ish dining room.… »

Knuthenlund – The Native Cooking Award 2014

Sunday September 7 I attended The Native Cooking Award 2014 at Knuthenlund estate on the island of Lolland – one of the southernmost parts of Denmark.… »

No. 2 – Above and Beyond

Of course I had expectations to AOC’s smaller brother, No.2. Christian Aarø is a phenomenal sommelier and restaurateur, and I have always been a fan of AOC – but still, No.… »


Despite being surpassed by El Celler de Can Roca on the Pellegrino 50 Best list, Noma is still a very bright shining star.… »

Chef Buono Brings Krogs Fiskerestaurant Back to Life

[Edit: Buono no longer runs Krogs Fiskerestaurant]

First time I visited Krogs Fiskerestaurant was back in 1995. I still remember my visit.… »

Dinner in the Fields of the Isle of Lilleø

This is a unique opportunity to visit the Isle of Lilleø, eat Anders Selmer’s fabulous food of Kødbyens Fiskebar and dine in the middle of the fields of Hans Lund Farm full of apple trees and vineyards of the renowned Danish wine Arwen.… »

MAD Foodcamp – Back to nature for better produce!

Imagine the Roskilde Festival taking place in Copenhagen and with food instead of music?

That’s what’s going to happen at Denmark’s first open air food festival: MAD Foodcamp the purpose of which is to celebrate the Nordic food & nature, the seasons, the harvest and the food of our region.… »

Copenhagen Michelin Stars 2011: 2 Stars for noma and rising star for Geranium!

The new Guide Michelin Main Cities of Europe 2011 is here! Congratulations to Geranium with the rising star and Relæ’s  Bib Gourmand.… »

Relæ in the Summer

Relæ is not a common restaurant, it’s a place that challenges traditional concepts and challenges you, the diner. If you’re in Copenhagen and looking for a highly innovative and creative restaurant, which is not haut, then Relæ is the place to go!… »

The Triumph of Geranium

Two weeks before Rasmus Kofoed won gold at Bocuse d’Or 2011 I visited his and Søren Ledet’s restaurant Geranium in the new location at the top of the H-tower of Parken – Denmark’s national stadium.… »

Henne Kirkeby Kro and Talented Mr. Poulsen

After a startling lunch, a walk in the garden and a short nap it was time for the dinner. The much longed for Henne Kirkeby Kro dinner, which I had heard so many wonderful things about.… »

Henne Kirkeby Kro – Arrival and Startling Lunch

The sky wasn’t blue and beautiful the way I had hoped for when we arrived at Henne Kirkeby Kro after three and a half hours’ drive from Copenhagen.… »

The Meatpacking District’s Fish Bar… huh?

Kødbyens Fiskebar (translates directly into the strange name of The Meat Packing District’s Fish Bar) opened on 17th of June 2009 and I went on their very opening night.… »

noma – one more time

Time for a new noma post! Today 2nd of August is my birthday so why not celebrate with a few words and photos from my latest visit to noma?… »

Villa Vest – Probably Denmark’s Best View

A few weeks ago I went to the beautiful town of Lønstrup in the very northern part of Jutland. The occasion was a visit to Kim Møller-Kjær and Michael Pedersen’s (Miv) relocation of their restaurant Glashuset.… »

Noma is number 1 – congratulations!

I got the news by a text message. Despite the rumor during the day I could hardly believe it: NOMA is first on the 50 best restaurants in the world?… »

CPH Crawl 6/6: Søllerød Kro

So, Søllerød Kro was our last stop on the CPH Crawl. Before jumping into the van and drive up north I rang the inn to inform that we would be fine without a meat course.… »

AOC – Makes Me Happy

I must tell you about my AOC visit. Last week a friend of mine and I were talking about AOC and the fact that none of us had visited the restaurant since it opened September last year.… »

Michelin 2010

The news we have been waiting almost a year for is here, the new red Guide Michelin: Main Cities of Europe 2010 is here.… »