Tag Archives: Wine & drink

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 […]

Food Festival 2016: Pictures, Best Food and Favorite Moments

johan johansen food festival

Since 2012, Food Festival has been an institution in Aarhus, drawing an ever-increasing number of food growers, producers and distributors as well as food personalities, writers and mere mortal foodies alike. This year, some 27,000 people visited the festival and I, my Gawd, was one. Camp Gourmensch at Food Festival 2016. Photo credit: Malou, Klidmoster.dk […]

Aarhus Central Food Market: A Foodie’s Paradise in Downtown Aarhus

foodie bar at Aarhus Central Food Market

In the weekend of October 1st and 2nd 2016, a staggering 10,000 people (and then some!) dropped by Sankt Knud’s Torv on Aarhus’ main shopping street for the long-awaited grand opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. 10,000 strong! Thousands of people wait in line for the opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. Photo credit: Malou, […]

Classic Cocktails: French 75 Champagne Cocktail

French 75 cocktail

Let me tell you a story about what has quickly become my favorite cocktail: The French 75 – a perfect blend of four simple, albeit somewhat decadent ingredients: The crisp, herbal bite of gin, the vibrant, bubbly freshness of Champagne, a juicy acidic punch of fresh lemon and a whiff of sweetness from a hint of […]