16 11, 2011

The Nordic Food Lab, Where Science Creates Tradition

2017-02-17T15:23:48+01:00November 16th, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Travel|5 Comments

Back in August I visited Copenhagen for the first time. The occasion for this long-overdue trip was the first annual MAD Food Camp, a symposium for chefs, farmers and foragers organized by RenĂ© Redzepi and the crew at Noma. I went to cover the event for the NYT and stuck […]

6 09, 2011

Eating and Drinking and Eating Some More in Copenhagen

2017-02-17T15:26:02+01:00September 6th, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Culture, Fish, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants, Wine & Spirits|7 Comments

It’s no secret that Copenhagen is one of the world’s best dining cities at the moment. Still, I wasn’t prepared for such a mesmerizing enogastronomic landscape. In fact, I’m still reeling and yesterday began plotting a December return. It’s difficult to sum up the city’s food culture after only a week there, but the dominant [...]

3 09, 2011

The Long Journey to Noma

2017-02-17T15:26:08+01:00September 3rd, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Fish, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions|5 Comments

My journey to Noma began three months ago while on holiday in Northern Cyprus. I was on the island attending the wedding of some friends and knew if I wanted to eat at Noma in early September, I would have to book online 3 months in advance. I would also need a whole lot of [...]

2 09, 2011

Ved Stranden 10, Copenhagen

2017-02-17T15:26:09+01:00September 2nd, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Food & Wine, Travel, Wine & Spirits|2 Comments

It didn’t take long for me to become utterly obsessed with Ved Stranden 10, a wine bar in Copenhagen that goes by the name of its address. I went there on Tuesday evening to meet local food blogger Trine Lai of Very Good Food and have been back every night since. The specialty is [...]

29 08, 2011

Planting Thoughts, The First Annual MAD Food Camp

2017-02-17T15:26:12+01:00August 29th, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Restaurants|6 Comments

Dr. Herren answers tweeted questions. The first annual MAD Food Camp Symposium, entitled “Planting Thoughts”, concluded yesterday. The two-day event brought together chefs, farmers, foragers, and scientists from all over the world to confront the future of food. It’s tempting to suppose that the event was an […]

18 08, 2011

MAD Food Camp Countdown

2017-02-17T15:26:18+01:00August 18th, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Culture, Gastronomic Traditions, Travel|11 Comments

You may have noticed that some of the posts here on Parla Food have been of the doom and gloom persuasion of late. I don’t know what else to say, aside from the fact that I see the food culture of the place that I live changing for the worse. Palates are being forcibly homogenized [...]