Archive for the 'Restaurant' Category

Discovering The Faroe Islands – Skerpi

This is the first of two posts on my recent visit to Føroyar – The Faroe Islands. A visit long overdue, and a visit which will forever stay with me. … »

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.… »

La Vie Revisited

As they do every summer, my parents-in-law are right now touring Europe on bicycles. This means that when my father-in-law turned 70 last week, we had to meet up with them in northern France to celebrate.… »

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.… »

Nordic Chefs’ Summit 2014

I’m back.

It’s been almost a year without any real activity on this blog. I didn’t stop eating – I just didn’t feel for doing writeup upon writeup of the meals.… »


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

Back To Frantzén

Only two days after restaurant Frantzén/Lindeberg won 12th best restaurant by The World’s 50 Best it was announced that Björn Frantzén and Daniel Lindeberg had split up.… »

Dining With The Frogs at Auberge de la Grenouillère

In the romantic village of La Madelaine sous Montreuil, Montreuil-su-Mer there is a wonderful restaurant called Auberge de la Grenouillère. Head chef and owner is Alexandre Gauthier, who took over from his father in 2003, and in 2008 he won back the Michelin star which the restaurant possessed in the past.… »

Fabulous Frantzén/Lindeberg

Frantzén/Lindeberg is a small and delicate restaurant in Gamla Stan, the old town, of Stockholm. It opened as a molecular hotspot in the rooms left by Mistral as it moved south of Stockholm centre in 2008, but has since then moved away from the strict molecular cuisine.… »

My Stylish and Strict Birthday Dinner at Geranium

On Thursday 2nd of August I celebrated my birthday at restaurant Geranium. The light that night was just incredible. Having a glass of champagne in the lounge area, we witnessed the beginning of what would become the most stunning sunset that month.… »

Lunch at Librije’s Zusje

The first time I heard about Restaurant De Librije was when I watched Jonnie Boer’s exciting presentation during the Chef-Sache in Cologne in September 2011.… »

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.… »

La Vie – The Essence of Beauty and Taste II

After enjoying a fabulous lunch at La Vie as well as a wonderful trip to Schloß Ibbenburg’s lovely garden we returned to Osnabrück just in time to explore the beautiful old town centre – and to gain a little more appetite for the La Vie dinner that was waiting for us.… »

Opinionated About Dining Best Meals of 2011

Opinionated Obout Dining encapsulates the best meals of chefs, critics, bloggers and restaurant afascinados…… »

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. … »

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.… »

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.… »

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.… »