Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

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

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.

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 […]

Tasting Wine: Amazing Rhône Wines from Chateau L’Ermitage & Friends

red rhone wines

I’m a pretty lucky guy at times. A few weeks ago, for example, I was fortunate to attend an exclusive, private wine tasting hosted by my friends from Vestergaard Wines at my local wine store, Kolding Vinhandel. Vestergaard Wines had invited Jérôme Castillon from historic Chateau l’Ermitage in the Costières de Nîmes region of the […]

Frederikshøj: Denmark’s under-rated Michelin Star Restaurant – A Review

Wassim Hallal, head chef Restaurant Frederikshøj

“I may not understand food on the level that you do. Heck, I may not understand a lot of things. All I know is that Jews and Arabs share one true God… And that the guy cooking in there is a f’ing genius!” Such were the words of our beautiful and charismatic, young Arab taxi […]

Dearest Noma: A Swan Song For The World’s Once Greatest Restaurant

Dinner at Noma

By the time you read these words, Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen is no more. At least not as we know it. The iconic two-Michelin starred flagship of Danish cuisine, the three time best restaurant in the world, the shining jewel of New Nordic cuisine is by now nothing more than a legend, a sweet memory, […]