3 posts from month 10/2017

Contemporary New York cuisine at Contra

I am not sure how or why but a year ago when I started going to New York quite often Contra was one of the first restaurants I wanted to go to. In February, I had a reservation but had to cancel so it took another 8 months until I was finally able to go.   The menu at Contra is pretty. Fixed 5 course menu making it very easy to be a guest. A smaller menu available at the Barr, but why choose a smaller meny when the 5 course looks good:-) We started with a very small snack. ... Continue Reading

Noma under The Bridge – Finedining under a bridge?

Having won best restaurant in the world 4 times no matter what they do the expectations are bound to be high. As a self-diagnosed Noma addict after I was very happy to see that the staff made good use of the time between Noma Mexico and the opening of Noma 2.0.   The pop up consists of a long table fitting 60 people under Langebro in Copenhagen where all of the food is cooked over hot coal inspired by the pop up in Mexico. The wine is provided by Rosforth and Rosforth and as is ... Continue Reading

Starting crossing of the bucket list with Substans in Aarhus

Recently I took a decision to move from Copenhagen to New York and off course, I created a bucket list of restaurants I need to try before I leave. With a strong preference for Nordic food and having never visited Substans it seemed obvious that I had to try Substans.   We started the evening with 3 small snacks. Radishes with a Arla Unika cheese sauce, puff pastry with caviar and what I think was trout served with daikon and edible flowers. The highlight was the puff pastry with ... Continue Reading