17 posts tagged Copenhagen

Noma is back in a very big way

About 1,5 years ago Noma chocked the restaurant world by announcing that it would close down the restaurant to open a brand new restaurant which they would have to build from scratch less than 2km from the old building.   Having been open for 13 years in an historic building in Copenhagen and winning the title of best restaurant in the World 4 times the decision can be seen as risky but for Rene it was necessary to keep the innovation going. The new restaurant building is ... Continue Reading

Eating at hipster central at Ancestrale

Vesterbro in Copenhagen was earlier this year voted as one of the coolest neighborhoods to live in in the World. Every cool and trendy neighborhood needs a small local wine bar that gathers the locals for a glass of wine before dinner or a late glass after dinner. Located in the heart of Vesterbro Ancestrale fits right in the lively and diverse neighborhood.   Ancestrale is a small wine bar that seats max 20 people. I am not sure who did the decoration but it is filled with persona... Continue Reading

Barr – my favorite restaurant in Copenhagen

About a yeat ago I wrote a blog post entitled “A love affair with Noma”. I still have a love affair with Noma, but now I also have a mistress called Barr. While Noma is femine, elegant and very sophisticatede Barr is no fuss, to the point and bit more maskuline but also very accessable so in that sence it has some of the traits of a mistress. Barr opend 6 months ago and as this was my visit number 11 some calls me a regular, others calls me addicted and some people think I am just plane ... Continue Reading

Rise of the Phoenix – PMY

About 10 months ago I had one of my best meals ever at Taller so when they they announced they were closing I was off course sad. I brighted my mood a lot when they announced that Taller was to reopen at a new location and PMY would take its open at the old Taller spot. With PMY Karlos Ponte is teaming up with Peruvian superstar Diego Munoz who together with head souschef Emilio Marias took Astrid & Gaston to nr 14 on The Worlds 50 Best list. The trio wants to cook comfort food from their ... Continue Reading

Mexican comfort food at Restaurant Sanchez

Rosio Sanchez has with Hija de Sanchez introduced Copenhagen to a whole new side of Mexican food than it has seen in the past. Where Hija de Sanchez primarily focuses on tacos restaurant Sanchez has a much broader specter.   Opening night at restaurants in Copenhagen are always an amazing place to be. There is a buzzing vibe and off course it is filled with lots of industry people, bloggers and instead of having it revealed on countless Instagram pictures you get a firsthand experi... Continue Reading

Most ambitious chef in the World at Alchemist

Worlds best restaurant. Nothing less can do it for the young chef Rasumus Munk. That is the ambition for his restaurant which suting enough takes its name after the old profession that is pursuit of turning everyday itemns into gold much like him.   Already at 22 Rasmus Munk was the headchef of an ambitious restaurant in Vejle earning great reviews. Due to differences with the owners Rasmus decided to open his own restaurant with his own money to achieve complete control without a ... 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

In the hunt for the second Michelin star at Clou

Less than 2 weeks ago Clou moved to a new more intimate location with a bigger menu and fewer guest with the goal of achieved the coveted second Michelin star. A good friend of mine is a close friend with the owner so we had talked about going to Clou for a while so now the timing was right on the money.   The first snack was a Clou classic in form of an oyster with passion fruit and ginger. Nice combinations of flavors with off course was a great match for our vintage Cava. ... Continue Reading

Private Dining by Mads Cortsen – a kid in a candy store

Mads started his career very young in the cookingshow Masterchef where he in 2015 became the runner up. Already at this point he impressed everybody with his technical skills and attention to detail. Following the program he did training at a finedining restaurant in Århus, but with his confidence off course he wanted to start on his own with a private dining concept. With an invitation to experience his concept at his farm and and to meet him my expectations were naturally high.   ... Continue Reading

New versions of ”New Nordic” at Restaurant Mes

The amount of medium prices restaurants in Copenhagen is massive and new ones open each month. This good thing about competition is that it keeps everybody on their toes, but hard for a dedicated foodie to keep up. Therefore, 5 months after opening of Restaurant Mes it was time for me to visit it. The decor is light and simple with a moss wall to highligt the New Nordic connection. Being a medium priced restaurant  the tables were sitted quite close, but if the food is good it is worth ... Continue Reading