Tag Archives: Champagne

Restaurant review: Picture, London – Unfathomable value for money

Picture Restaurant

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. […]

White Asparagus, Pata Negra Ham & Champagne Mousseline

white asparagus

If you asked me up front what my favorite thing about spring and early summer is, I’d probably tell you “asparagus… and girls in summer dresses… In no particular order!” Things like grilling, beers on the lawn and seemingly endless nights might come into play as well, but no, I’m pretty sure if you asked […]

Review: XO Burgers and Steaks, Copenhagen

XO Burgers and Steaks

Every now and then, I get some interesting letters owing to my position as dedicated food geek, enjoyer of life and blogger. One such letter came from the hands of the friendly people at XO Burgers and Steaks in Copenhagen. They wrote me a while back to tell me they had come across the site, had […]

Simple Pleasures: Lumpfish roe, Poor Man’s Caviar

lumpfish roe

Over the last couple of years, an exciting trend has been spreading amongst people in the foodie world. So-called locavores have emerged. That is, people who strive to eat locally produced foods and usually also strive for fresh and seasonal items in their diets. Funny, isn’t it? Only in a world that has been moving too […]

New Years 2013: The menu, part 2 – pictures and notes

leg of wild boar

Dearest friends, I hope you have all had the happiest of New Years and have made it through to 2014 safe, unharmed and relatively hangover-free. I also hope your New Year’s Eves were full of love, friends, good food, drink and great company. I know mine was, and as promised here now is the long-awaited […]