Articles for Food

Copenhagen’s New (and Affordable) Michelin Restaurants

Copenhagen’s New (and Affordable) Michelin Restaurants March 21, 2012 | Five Star, Food | Read More
The days when dining at Copenhagen’s best restaurants was reserved for the elite appear to be numbered. Exclusivity and expense are out, as 2012 sets a much-welcomed trend towards more affordable gourmet cuisine and refined but informal eateries offering set menus at down-to-earth prices. Copenhagen’s...

Copenhagen’s Department Stores a Gourmet Mecca

Copenhagen’s Department Stores a Gourmet Mecca January 24, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Department store dining doesn’t have to be stuffy and boring. Copenhagen’s two biggest and oldest department stores, Magasin du Nord and Illum, have revamped their eating options with upmarket menus, lively decor and a hip reputation. Cocktails and penthouse views in Illum’s Spisebaren The 2011...

Regional Cuisine from the Sunshine Isle of Bornholm

Regional Cuisine from the Sunshine Isle of Bornholm January 12, 2012 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s restaurants found recognition across the globe by turning ‘Nordic cuisine’ into a marketable brand. The latest trend, however, looks to be even more regionally specific: the Bornholm kitchen takes the very best in raw ingredients from the farms and waters around this Danish island. An...

Copenhagen’s Best New Restaurants of 2011

Copenhagen’s Best New Restaurants of 2011 December 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s dining options expanded in 2011 with the opening of several high-profile eateries and trends towards stylish Asian and vegetarian cuisine, Nordic ingredients, and casual bistro settings. Nordic wave not over yet The Nordic wave continued with New Nordic Cuisine pioneer Claus Meyer’s...

Copenhagen’s Best Desserts

Copenhagen’s Best Desserts December 17, 2011 | Food, Romantic | Read More
Copenhagen’s restaurants are now famous throughout the world for revitalizing simple Nordic produce into extraordinary, imaginative dishes. But what about dessert? Here are four spots in Copenhagen where the sweet tooth gets a chance at the five star treatment. Strangas Cakeaway’s sweet masterpieces It...

Copenhagen’s Best Neighborhoods for the Foodie

Copenhagen’s Best Neighborhoods for the Foodie November 8, 2011 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s reputation as the foodie destination of Northern Europe has developed rapidly since Claus Meyer and Rene Redzepi opened a small, modest restaurant in an old warehouse in Christianshavn in 2003. Coining the phrase, ‘New Nordic Cuisine’, the pair’s daring suggestion that Scandinavian...

Where to Take Out-of-Town Dinner Guests in Copenhagen

Where to Take Out-of-Town Dinner Guests in Copenhagen October 17, 2011 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s reputation as a culinary destination has traveled across the globe, so treating out-of-town guests to eating out ought to be one of the highlights of their trip. An ill-informed decision, however, may make for disappointment and anticlimax. With good service, availability and location...

Copenhagen’s Three Newest Restaurants

Copenhagen’s Three Newest Restaurants September 28, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
The end of summer welcomes three contrasting new restaurants to Copenhagen, all with their own specialties and all in quite different neighborhoods. New Nordic cuisine, modern bistro food and a menu composed completely of gruel all add their own distinct flavor to Copenhagen’s restaurant scene. Seasonal...

Copenhagen’s New Market a Gourmet Treat

Copenhagen’s New Market a Gourmet Treat September 12, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
It was no problem getting a smile to go with the many taste samples at Copenhagen’s new covered market, ’Torvehallen’ in the week after its grand opening on September 2nd. ‘It won’t be a supermarket – it’ll be a super market’, reads the sign outside the two covered halls of Copenhagen’s...

Tivoli’s New Restaurants

Tivoli’s New Restaurants August 1, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
This year witnessed a break with tradition for Tivoli Pleasure Gardens, as the custom of adding a new ride each season was replaced by improving the overall experience of the centuries-old amusement park, including quality dining at sensible prices. No less than five new eateries have opened their doors...