At the heart of Aarhus, Denmark’s Latin Quarter, lies the most controversial Michelin star in the Nordics: Restaurant Gastromé. Having been in operation for less than two years, Restaurant Gastromé has managed to not only skyrocket into culinary fame but also become a source of great controversy. Gastromé – a controversial star! The place had […]
“I can’t believe they say Scotland has bad food,” said one of my lovely co-diners. “I can’t believe this is being pulled off by a bunch of ginger-haired Scotsmen,” said I in response. The exchange fell at an early supper at Scotland’s supposedly best middle eastern restaurant – an oxymoron in its own right – while we were […]
My journey through a five course tasting dinner at what some consider to be a rising star on the second largest dining scene in Denmark. This post also my ode to dining off the beaten track and trying something outside of the epicenter for a change.
I got myself in a bit of a predicament earlier this month. It was my mom’s 60th birthday and we were spending it in beautiful (and terribly expensive) London. We had booked ourselves into the Thistle Marble Arch hotel for a couple of nights and were busying ourselves taking in the sights and sounds of London. […]
By golly, in my 30-some years, I reckon this may well be the BEST dinner I’ve ever had! – The words, as much as they might well have been, are not mine. Rather, they’re the words of a somewhat vocal fellow at the next table over from us who throughout the evening had been so […]