This Chef Makes Beautiful Knives Out of 7,000-Year-Old Oak
On a farm in West Cork in Ireland, surrounded by a frenzy of pigs, cows, and chickens, is where Fingal Ferguson makes world-class handcrafted chef’s knives.
Cocio Is the Crack-Like Chocolate Milk of Denmark
However bonkers it may sound to the uninitiated, chocolate milk is to Danish hot dogs what champagne is to oysters. There, the reigning brand is Cocio, and it just might be the world’s best chocolate milk.
The Oyster King Will Take You on a Bivalve Safari
At first glance, the Fanø Oyster King looks more like a character from <i>Game of Thrones</i> ready to pillage a small coastal village, but he’s revolutionizing the Danish oyster scene.
How to Eat Like an Anarchist in Copenhagen
The free town of Christiania in Copenhagen is one of the city's biggest tourist attractions, known for its ingenious DIY houses, cargo bikes, weed stalls, and police raids. It's also a hippie haven for vegetarian cooking, “dream cake,” and 3 AM falafel.
These Chefs Are Making Naughty Curries In an Old-School Pub
“This whole thing about gastropubs being born in 1985—fuck off,” says Tom Harris, one of the chef-owners of East London pub The Marksman. He and partner Jon Rotherman are sticking to tradition inside—while also serving curries made with whole kid goats.
The Best Brewer's Yeast Is Made in the Back of a Copenhagen Pub
At WarPigs, a craft beer pub in Copenhagen's meatpacking district, brewers are using a "yeast machine" to expand the flavor possibilities of one of beer's most overlooked ingredients.
New Nordic Cuisine Is Dead
The food world still gushes over Nordic dining and its locavore penchant for oddball beach herbs and gnarly root vegetables, but more than a decade after the New Nordic manifesto, Copenhagen looks ready to adapt more global flavors.
How I Won 'Iron Chef Thailand' After Working at noma
Sydney-born chef Tom Halpin was sous-chef at world-renowned restaurant noma for four-and-a-half-years, but a few weeks ago, he went on Iron Chef Thailand and won.
Firewater and Pickled Fish Fuel the Danish Holidays
Danes do Christmas lunch with a certain panache and appetite for indulgence, and it is always catalyzed by that perilous pairing: pickled herring and 80-proof akvavit.
The Artful Slaughter Begins with a Rub Behind the Ears
Last weekend, I joined a bunch of chefs in Cornwall, England, at the behest of Tom Adams, Pitt Cue Co.'s owner and Mangalitsa lover to learn how to kill the Rolls Royce of pigs from the Austrian porcine authority, Christoph Wiesner.
I Ate Myself Horny at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark
At Denmark's most famous music festival, I sat down to a four-course aphrodisiac dinner that promised to stir my animal urges with crispy balls of blood pudding, “hay milk” cheese, and a hell of a lot of booze.
Copenhagen's Best Fast Food Restaurants When You Can't Eat at noma
The World's 50 Best Restaurants List was announced yesterday, and yes, Copenhagen is home to some of the top dining spots.