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 […]
UPDATE DECEMBER 22, 2015: WOW! Hello, Google Search User! This little thought piece on Dom Perignon 2005 has exploded in popularity lately. Be adviced that this is somewhat of a long read. If you want only the review and tasting notes, you can click here. Otherwise feel free to enjoy the rest of the article […]
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.
The first mixed drink I ever recall tasting was a Gin and Tonic. The gin of choice was the late 20th century staple Gordon’s Dry Gin, the tonic the only one available: Schweppes Indian Tonic Water. The memory, to this day, remains firmly chiseled in my mind as one of the most uncomfortable experiences in […]