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La Vie – The Essence of Beauty and Taste

The second stop on my summer trip to a couple of the best German restaurants was at restaurant La Vie, run by head chef Thomas Bühner and his charming wife and hostess Thayarni Kanagaratnam. … »

Chef-Sache 2011 – Touched by Kindness

On 18-19 September I had the great pleasure of attending what I would like to call the friendliest food event ever, Chef-Sache 2011 – The international culinary symposium in Germany.… »

Aqua – When Precision Engineering Meets Passion

This summer I had the immense pleasure of expanding my knowledge about German high-end restaurants. During a five-day drive from Berlin to Westphalen, I visited two places that both confirmed what too many northerners don’t realize: Germany is more than a freeway.… »


Autumn 2011 – The third round of CHEF-SACHE, the international culinary symposium in Germany.

• The gastronomy branch elite under one roof.… »

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.… »

Fäviken Magasinet – The Deep Roots of the High North

Right now one of the hottest names within the food and restaurant world is Magnus Nilsson, chef at restaurant Fäviken Magasinet in the north of Sweden – and that for a reason.… »

L’Air du Temps – Haute Cuisine with Touches of Korea

One of the most exciting places I have dined lately is the L’Air du Temps in Belgium. I was invited here in connection with my visit to The Flemish Primitives event.… »

Back Stage at The Flemish Primitives

From time to time during The Flemish Primitives I went back stage to see what was going on behind the scene and in the kitchen where chefs prepared for their presentations.… »

Impressions from The Flemish Primitives 2011

On the 13th of March 2011 I arrived in Ostend, Belgium, with a good handful of food bloggers and food consultants.… »

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.… »

Tweeting from The Flemish Primitives 2011

I’m at Oostende’s beautiful beach for this year’s culinary event of The Flemish Primitives. Follow my comments and photos at!/verygoodfood.… »

Rocking El Celler de Can Roca

The morning on the day of my lunch at El Celler de Can Roca I woke up with a headache. I had suffered from food poisoning for 24 hours but was determined that if I could make the headache go away, then I would get out of bed and get ready to head it off towards Girona.… »

Barcelona Eateries

There are a huge number of reasons to visit Barcelona. But for a five days getaway in late February there were mainly two reasons for me above them all: 1) To get a glimpse of the sun after months of that terrible, Danish winter and 2) To visit El Celler de Can Roca.… »

The Flemish Primitives 2011

The concept of this year’s Flemish Primitives culinary event on 13th – 14th March is ENGAGING – EXCHANGING – EXPLAINING. The program is packed with exciting sessions by famous chefs, e.g.: René Redzepi, Michel Bras, Sergio Herman, Massimo Bottura and Pascal Barbot etc.… »

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.… »

Schloss Berg Revisited

In connection with a business trip to Heidelberg I fancied revisiting Schloss Berg which is managed by head chef Christian Bau and his sweet wife and hostess Yildiz Bau.… »

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.… »

The spirit of El Bulli and the foot print of the world’s best gastronomy

El Bulli is the stuff legends are made of. It holds three Michelin stars since 2002 and was five times voted the World’s best restaurant by Restaurant Magazine.… »