Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

From hotdogs to Michelin, street food to fine dining – restaurant reviews from around the world.

Copenhagen Restaurant Gems: Motley – a Nørrebro Love Affair

The best things in life happen by some degree of luck and chance. Of this, I am certain. Be it a chance meeting on Nørreport Station leading to Champagne and summer romances, an Instagram post leading to me becoming part of Denmark’s premiere food blog gastromand.dk, or a beautiful pirate blonde stumbling upon an obscure, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bror Ditlev: The Fine Dining Revolution Kolding Has Been Waiting For

Black Truffle

“Smell that? That’s turbot! The smell of cod cooking is much more like that of a fish being fucked in the ass by a pig!” the rather perplexing culinary metaphor was delivered over a glass of beer by the strangely charismatic local food wizard Rasmus Vemmelund. Black truffles… Kolding’s new fine dining establishment is off […]