Tag Archives: decadence

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 […]

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 […]

Review: Michelin-starred Restaurant Substans Revisited (Better Than Noma?)

“That blue dress you helped me pick for my mother in law’s birthday? Too fancy?” The frenzied text came from friend and trusted proof reader Tina a half hour before departure. She was rightfully nervous. The evening was to be her first star. Her first Michelin star, that is, and she had not had much […]

Beginner’s Guide to Caviar, Part II: Purchasing, storing and serving Caviar

caviar, king crab and lemon sorbet

Sponsored content note: The Caviar used in the recipe included this post was kindly donated by Lyksvad Caviar. The herbs used were likewise gifted by Growing Home. Well, hello there, fellow hedonist! Welcome to this second part in our Beginner’s Guide to Caviar series! In Part I of this series, we had an in depth […]

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 […]