Fiskebaren: Seafood Oasis in Copenhagen’s Meat Packing District
Copenhagen never ceases to impress me with the array of gourmet food establishments to choose from. This time seafood restaurants appeared on my radar and Kødbyens Fiskebaren was the choice made without much considerations.
I’ve chosen Fiskebaren for two reasons: I was in the mood for seafood dinner, as Torvehallerne - food market... Read more »
Rut på Skäret: Restaurant in the Embrace of Nature
I came across Rut på Skäret restaurant purely by chance when looking for Flickorna Lundgeren - a renowned café situated between Arild and Jonstorp villages heading towards Kullaberg national park. Back then it was late autumn and the café appeared to be closed for the season, jus like many other businesses in Sweden that go for a long... Read more »
Bistro 1 Dublis: a Journey of Flavours
Simple yet well thought out menu. Familiar ingredients, but surprising combinations. Dinner at Bistro 1 Dublis - arguably the best restaurant in Vilnius, Lithuania - always leads to a discovery of something new and unexpected with head chef Deivydas Praspaliauskas confidently guiding his guests through the journey of flavours.
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Monte Pacis: Fine Dining in a Monastery
Out of all the reasons that could draw you to the church grounds on Sunday, fine dining could be the least likely. And yet having a meal surrounded by baroque vaults in a monastery is a real opportunity presented by Monte Pacis restaurant in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Pažaislis monastery located by Kaunas lagoon is a functioning institution with... Read more »
Rinkoff Bakery: Masters of Crodoughs
Unlike in front of one bakery in Manhattan there are no queues at 6am nor journalists hunting for sensations here. You won't spot these pastries sold in the black market for ten times the amount they are worth. And yet Rinkoff Bakery located in a quiet spot in East London delivers finger licking good crodough - croissant and doughnut hybrid... Read more »
Geranium Restaurant: The Universe of Nordic Flavours
Denmark can be proud of quite a few award-winning chefs and Michelin-starred restaurants. While a few years back Noma attracted everybody’s attention to Copenhagen (mine included), there are much more places worth checking. Geranium restaurant with world's most prestigious cooking competition Bocuse d’Or gold medal winner Rasmus Kofoed at... Read more »