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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, […]

Quick Picks: Restaurang Kvarnen – Stockholm’s Best Swedish Meatballs?

Swedish meatballs at Restaurang Kvarnen

It’s a near-perfect picturesque scene: I’m strolling from the Central Station, past the Royal Palace and through the ancient streets of Stockholm’s Gamla Stan (Old City) in search of one of the world’s most iconic dishes. My goal is the old working-class neighborhood of Södermalm. It is here, The Hotdog Judge promised me, I would […]

John’s Hotdog Deli: An Audience with The Hotdog King of Copenhagen

Behemoth-hotdog-Johns-hotdog-deli

The culinary scene of Copenhagen is changing nearly as fast as old condemned buildings make way for new high-rises or shopping malls. Luckily, though, in an ocean of change, there are still islands of relative stand-still. Places where time does pass, but things still seem familiar. Want a bite of the real Copenhagen? It’s easier […]

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 […]

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 […]