Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part IV: Carne Asada – Grilled Beef

carne asada

Hola Amigas y Amigos! Welcome to this, our fourth instalment of our Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food series! Our subject of the day is Carne Asada – Mexican grilled beef – an iconic dish in its own accord, but certainly also the perfect filling for traditional Mexican dishes like tacos or burritos.   Behold, Carne […]

Smukfest: Dining in Style at Denmark’s Most Beautiful Music Festival

madværket smukfest

Full disclosure: In early August, I along with a few other selected bloggers and journalists received an invitation from Madværket to visit their gourmet pop-up restaurant at Smukfest. The experience inspired this write-up about Danish festival food past and present, Smukfest in general and the experience at Madværket in particular.   Prologue: Festival Food Past […]

Beginner’s Guide to Caviar, Part I: Caviar Essentials / Tasting Caviar

lyksvad caviar

If you asked me what my ultimate luxury in life was, I would have to say Caviar. A treat so incredibly decadent and sought after that it is, in some cases, literally worth its weight in gold. A treat so incredibly rare and special that despite having a food budget that would make many people blush, despite having eaten at several Michelin-starred restaurants – some of them amongst the best restaurants in the world – I’ve only had Caviar maybe a handful of times in my life. And I remember every single time. Vividly.

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 1996 – Tasting Notes and Thoughts

dom perignon 1996 review

Dom Perignon 1996 – Those words alone should raise some brows amongst serious Champagne aficionados. In the wonderful world of Champagne, there is perhaps no wine more famous than the iconically shaped bottles of Dom Perignon – and, at the same time, perhaps none more controversial! Add to that the fate of the 1996 Champagne […]

Quick Pick: Den Blå Café, Kolding, Denmark – Kolding’s Original Café

bartender at den blå cafe kolding

Does this world really need another French-style brasserie? To be perfectly honest, those were my very first thoughts when news broke that seasoned, local chef Kristian Fogh had taken over the helm at Den Blå Café (Literally :The Blue Café), a 28 year old institution in Kolding’s dining and night life scene.   Scenes from […]