Copenhagen Restaurant Gems: Krogs Fiskerestaurant – Danish lunch with class

Oysters and Champagne at Krogs Fiskerestaurant

“It’s not usually like this,” restaurant manager Michael Pedersen assures me. For a moment, I think he’s referring to the obvious absurdity of the situation: the bulky looking security guards perched outside, “drinking coffee” or the almost painfully aesthetic, young, regal-looking, Asian women sharing the near-empty dining room with me… He then continues… “Never this […]

Perfect Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) Recipe – An Indian Food Classic

Butter Chicken as served at Bollyfood in Copenhagen

Butter Chicken, to me, is Indian food perfected! Fall-apart tender bits of perfectly seasoned, marinated chicken swimming in a rich, deep tomato-based sauce packed with spices and laced with cream, butter and all other things that do the body good. Butter Chicken in all her beautiful glory… In this case from one of my favorite […]

Copenhagen Restaurant Gems: Christianshavn Færgecafé – A Hidden Treasure

Lunch at Christianshavn Færgecafé

On the far end of Copenhagen’s sometimes beloved sometimes loathed shopping street, Strøget, lies one of the most iconic tourist spots in all of the world; Nyhavn! Nyhavn in Copenhagen. Photo by Maksym Potapenko on Unsplash   Known for its spectacular old houses, great views, cold beers and traditional Danish food, it is one of the most photographed, […]

Pairing Champagne and Food: Charles Heidsieck Winemaker’s Dinner at Restaurant Niels

Beef tartare at Restaurant Niels

SPONSORED CONTENT NOTE: I attended the winemaker’s dinner described in this post as a guest of Interbrands Denmark. View, opinions and strange metaphors are entirely my own! Champagne is a breathtaking creation. No other drink in the world evokes quite the same feelings of luxury, splendor, hedonism, sex, beauty and sin in quite the same […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part VII: Mexican Hotdog Recipe

Fully loaded Mexican hotdog

“Mexican hotdogs! <3” – The reply came promptly! I was bouncing ideas off the smug, little face of one of my prettiest, little (self-proclaimed) fans and favorite wine writers, Anja over at mindifiwhine.dk. The lady was not in doubt, she wanted hotdogs! And, well, now, if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my many years […]