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 […]

Frederikshøj: Denmark’s under-rated Michelin Star Restaurant – A Review

Wassim Hallal, head chef Restaurant Frederikshøj

“I may not understand food on the level that you do. Heck, I may not understand a lot of things. All I know is that Jews and Arabs share one true God… And that the guy cooking in there is a f’ing genius!” Such were the words of our beautiful and charismatic, young Arab taxi […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part II: Authentic Guacamole Recipe

guacamole

Guacamole! I love guacamole! The authentic, flavorful avocado sauce of Mexican cuisine. Along with Salsa Roja, guacamole is amongst my favorite side dishes in the realm of Mexican Cuisine, and I make a damn fine guacamole using a simple, authentic guacamole recipe if I dare say so myself. Whenever I make this classic, authentic avocado […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part I: Salsa Roja

salsa roja - a beginner's guide to mexican food

Salsa Roja – The perfect Mexican Condiment. That was the working title of this post which was to center on the most flavorful and versatile of Mexican condiments: Salsa roja! Not many paragraphs into the introduction, the working title warped into something more along the lines of “Mexican Food: A Love Affair!”. When, a few […]

Dearest Noma: A Swan Song For The World’s Once Greatest Restaurant

Dinner at Noma

By the time you read these words, Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen is no more. At least not as we know it. The iconic two-Michelin starred flagship of Danish cuisine, the three time best restaurant in the world, the shining jewel of New Nordic cuisine is by now nothing more than a legend, a sweet memory, […]