Category Archives: Scandinavia

The Docsconz 2014 Wish List

2013 was an unparalleled year for me in hitting restaurants on the top ten of my annual wish list. I managed to dine at a full 60% or 6 out of ten of them. Though I would love to return […]

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Breaking News: Frantzen/Lindeberg Now Just Frantzen

Just two days after being proclaimed the twelfth best restaurant in the world on the controversial San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants list as Frantzen/Lindeberg, Bjorn Frantzen and Daniel Lindeberg have announced they are splitting up with Frantzen retaining control […]

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Musings – Where Are The Destination Restaurants of North America?

Three stars reward exceptional cuisine where diners eat extremely well, often superbly. Distinctive dishes are precisely executed, using superlative ingredients. Worth a special journey. – the Michelin Guide
Restaurants don’t need to be difficult to get to to be “worth a […]

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The Docsconz 2013 Wish List

I have had the great fortune of eating at many wonderful restaurants, but there are many, many more that I haven’t eaten at, that I would very much like to. There are restaurants in the far corners of the world […]

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StarChef ICC 2012 – Mathias Dahlgren – Cooking Without Recipe

One of the first presentations I saw during the Starchefs ICC was Mathias Dahlgren’s workshop, wherein he took apart a whole New York cauliflower and reassembled it on various plates. As soon as these were distributed, the morsels on top […]

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Wish List 2012

My wish list of restaurants that I have not yet visited has evolved a bit with time. Some have made it off the list, because I have finally eaten at them, while others have slid off due to changing interests. […]

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Michael Talalaev Dines at Geranium

My good friend, Michael Talalaev, recently spent a few days in one of my favorite cities in the world – Copenhagen. He went there specifically to eat, and though he didn’t get a chance to dine at noma, he did […]

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Sunday Photo – Raspberries

It is the height of raspberry season. These beauties were served at the end of an excellent meal one year ago at Jacob’s Bar & Kjøkken in Bergen, Norway.
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Rene Redzepi and the Story of noma

More on Rene Redzepi and noma from Phaidon Press, publisher of Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine, posted with permission:

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Videos From noma

If you have visited this blog on occasion, you would likely know that I am a huge fan of Rene Redzepi and his restaurant noma, which is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is part of an incredibly talented and devoted […]

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