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CPH Crawl 4/6: noma

So, we arrived to the fourth restaurant visit this evening. Not that I was really hungry anymore, but I was still very excited and curious about what the second half of the crawl would bring us.… »

Geranium Revival

Just to ensure you all know the good news about Geranium‘s reopening this summer.

The restaurant will be situated in a new location in the Østerbro area of CPH and part of the national stadium Parken.… »

CPH Crawl 3/6: The Paul

Next up was The Paul, named after head chef and owner Paul Cunningham. Tivoli is closed at this time of the year, and the restaurant is only open on special occasions and for private parties.… »

CPH Crawl 2/6: Herman

Second stop on our tour around the best restaurants in Copenhagen was Herman at the Tivoli Gardens run by head chef Thomas Herman.… »

CPH Crawl 1/6: Kiin Kiin

The evening of the CPH Crawl on 4th February 2010 began for me when I precisely 17:45 entered the doors to the modern Thai cooking restaurant Kiin Kiin.… »

Aamanns Etablissement – a lovely Danish bistro you don’t want to miss

When you’re in CPH, tired of dining at all the fancy places and looking for a more relaxed dinner, then Aamann’s Etablissement is the place to go.… »

Kiin Kiin Revisited

It seems that Laurent has fallen in love with not only noma but now the whole city of the Danish capital Copenhagen.… »

Søllerød Kro is the loveliest summer lunch

I wish I could take every Friday afternoon off from work and go to Søllerød and lunch at the inn named Søllerød Kro.… »

Seduced by Mielcke & Hurtigkarl

A few weeks ago a good friend of mine invited me to the restaurant Mielcke & Hurtigkarl where I had never dined before.… »

Cook It Raw!

The most extraordinary thing happened to me: Chef René Redzepi invited me to the Cook it Raw! event – a culinary gathering of 11 top chefs of the world to take place at restaurant noma on Sunday 24th May, 2009.… »

Tips at Danish Restaurants?

To tip or not to tip – that’s the question. Well, it’s a question I often get here on the blog and something I also wonder about myself.… »

MASH – Carnivore’s Choice

Despite the tough times for the Danish dining arena a brand new restaurant has just opened. The name is MASH – Modern American Steak House and it’s located in Galerie Asbæk’s former premises in Bredgade 20.… »

Refreshing Ti Trin Ned

First time I heard about Ti Trin Ned (ten steps down) was when the Danish news paper Politiken printed a review years ago.… »

Perfection at Geranium

The month of February offered me a lot of lovely food experiences and this Geranium lunch was absolutely one that stood out as one of the best.… »

Why noma deserves the rising third star!

For my noma lunch on 12 February I had requested no more than 5 or 6 dishes maximum. I was there with my mum and my baby brother.… »

Spoiled at Søllerød Kro

I do love Burgundy wines. Somehow Jan Restorff knows that – I don’t know how, but he does. I have always dreamed of one day tasting an Echezaux, Grands-Echezaux, Romanée Conti, Richebourg, La Tache or any of the other marvellous Grand Cru Burgundies in that range, but I didn’t really expect to ever get the chance of tasting any of them.… »

noma 13

The Last time I dined at noma (May 08), René proposed a break of five to six months for me to see how much noma would develop over a half a year’s time.… »

What About Herman?

Last week I dined at the new gourmet palace of Tivoli, Herman, which is housed in the old Nimb palace. The restaurant is named after Thomas Herman, the chef, who before Tivoli worked at Kong Hans, Arzak (San Sebastian) and La Broche (Madrid).… »

Gastros on Tour, Heston Blumenthal and the Most Decadent Day of My Life

I have saved this post a few months. There are two reasons. Firstly, I’ve had a great many and lovely meals that I wanted to write about.… »

MR Revisited

NOTE: This restaurant has close down!

Actually it’s the third time I visit MR. First time was in 2006, the most recent was in 2007 and so now on 25 August was my third visit, this time having the whole restaurant to myself.… »