Where Noma left Barr takes over

In the home of Noma, a new restaurant will open today. It’s called Barr, and is owned by Noma and chef Thorsten Schmidt, who has been one of the avantgarde chefs on the modern danish modern for more than 10 years. The food at Barr will focus on the culinary traditions og the northern countries….

Selmas smørrebrød

  I et gammelt butikscenter på Vesterbro, tidligere Toves Passage og før det West End, ligger nu West Market, en såkaldt food court. Det virker lidt tomt og trist når man kommer ind, men fortsæt endelig hen til Selma som byder på smørrebrød. Det er forbløffende godt, ejeren Magnus Pettersson har da også arbejdet for…

Le Sommelier, fine wine and french gastronomy

When restaurant Le Sommelier, Copenhagen, opened in 1997, it was a small revolution wine wise. The two young wine waiters, Jesper Boelskifte and Erik Gemal would make a difference in the hospitality industry, which at that time had nothing further focus on wine. They put their own wine collections in the basement and opened with a…

Kong Hans revitalized.

Kong Hans restaurant was the first restaurant in Denmark to receive a Michelin star. This was back in 1983 and the star was intact up until april 2014.  Now there have been a change of guards and a thorough refurbishment, both planned well in advance of the falling star. This has revitalized the old restaurant, and taken it…

Gorilla. Wildly delicious.

  Gorilla restaurant is part of a group with Retour Steak, Barbie, Melee and Pluto. All offer very good food at attractive prices, and Gorilla may have the largest choice of deliciousnes. There seem to be no rules or gastronomic direction. Take your pick among french, italian, asian etcetera. The wine list offers many interesting…

Bæst restaurant by Christian Puglisi

The owners of Michelin starred restaurant Relæ and Manfreds, Christian Puglisi and Kim Rossen, have opened yet another restaurant. Bæst (danish for beast) has a focus on grilled meat, charcuterie and pizza. Many ingredients are organic and home made, from the bread through sausages to mozzarella. And of course it is top quality, otherwise you…

Copenhagen Street Food on Papirøen

Food Trucks are a novelty in Denmark, and Copenhagen Street Food is a venue of this sort, only many of the vendors are not inside trucks, but containers. However the Food Truck feel is there, and you will find many inspired vendors, doing their best to cook something nice, different, authentic. Sometimes only one of…

Spuntino, a delicious italian restaurant at rock bottom prices

Spuntino is part of the Cofoco restaurant chain, but apart from the crammed surroundings, Spuntino does not come across as a discount place. This is real nice italian inspired food , made with well chosen ingredients and prepared expertly, with many fine tastes playing well together. At 275 kr. for 5 courses, this is a…

No 2. Gourmet food at low prices

No. 2 is called a luxury bistro by the owners, who also run the Michelin starred restaurant AOC. This cheaper sister restaurant delivers food at the same quality level,  in versions that are a little more simple and lacks some of the luxury you will find at AOC. But the prices reflects this, and if…

Not so MAD

MAD4 Symposium once again made Copenhagen the meeting place for hundreds of influential chefs from all over the world. It is truly fantastic, that Redzepi and the Noma crew have managed to build this event. However there were fewer stars than earlier, and not so many inspiring talks as seen before. Maybe a little too…

Bornholm – a gastronomic destination in the making

The island of Bornholm is attracting more and more attention for it’s gastronomy, and is at present at the highest culinary level ever. However, you should not expect to find great food in every town, as there (like in teh rest of Denmark) are many pitfalls. But if you stick to the below, you are…