Perfect Ćevapi Recipe: Best Balkan Street Food | History & How-To

What is the best street food in the world? That’s a tough question. But, if like me, you have spent any amount of time traveling around the Balkans, be it Serbia, Croatia or Bosnia and Herzegovina or any country in the general vicinity, then the grilled meat specialty that is Ćevapi may rank pretty highly […]

Copenhagen Restaurant Gems: Salon – Classic Perfection

Anne Køster at Salon Copenhagen

“I’m glad it’s not me,” said The Chief when I told the boys from gastromand.dk that my favorite fixer had proposed that we eat a Burgundy-soaked lunch at Salon in Copenhagen… “The portions are simply too huge,” he added with no trace of his usual sarcasm in his voice. His given name is Thomas Alcayaga, […]

Champagne Dom Perignon 2008 Review – A Legend is Born

“Wow,” is the most predominant first expressions I’ve heard to date about 2008 Dom Perignon – the new top vintage from Moët & Chandon – and with good reason. Everything about Dom Perignon, right down to its green, characteristically chubby bottle to the subtly underplayed, non-descript but universally recognizable label screams class and hedonistic luxury. […]

Copenhagen Restaurant Gems: Restaurant Frihavn – A Smørrebrød Oasis

Eating at Restaurant Frihavn

“Restaurant Frihavn is incredible food, passion and heart – at an unbelievable price,” I write on my phone as her eyes roll back in their sockets and a not so subtle sigh of “oh my god” escapes her lips in an obvious foodgasm. “Can I try some,” she’s asked moments before, her cutlery already reaching […]

Sandwich Classics: Philly Cheesesteak – the perfect recipe

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich and a beer

What is the best sandwich in the world? Perhaps something as simple and inoffensive as a Philly Cheesesteak. I mean, who doesn’t love a good Cheesesteak? It’s certainly one of my favorite things in the world! Mountains of beef, glorious beef, piled on soft, white bread and slathered liberally in streams of hot, gooey, molten […]