What Happens When a Chef Intentionally Cuts the Power at His Packed Restaurant

For one whole evening restaurant Amass in Copenhagen went dark when Matt Orlando marked Earth Hour by cutting all power in his restaurant during dinner service.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen

The 72-Hour Diary of the Culinary World's Biggest Blind Date

Forty well-known chefs get switched around in 17 countries in order to cook one dinner. What sounds like an episode of Wife Swap is just the rules of the game for the world’s largest global dinner event.
Helen Hollyman and Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: How Weed and Anarchy Inspire This Chef

On the latest episode of 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast' we head to the anarchist freetown of Christiania to chat with world-renowned chef Matt Orlando about why Copenhagen continues to lure the best culinary talent.
Helen Hollyman

I'm in an Open Relationship with My Compost

There were two weeks where I didn’t turn her because I was pissed off at her. I turned her last week. You can’t believe how much it stresses me out if I don’t turn her. I seriously think about her every day.
Matt Orlando

What It's Like to Stage at One of the Best Restaurants in Copenhagen

In the two weeks I spent staging at Amass, I discovered that chef Matt Orlando has found a happy medium with his team members, who want to improve both themselves and the restaurant as a whole.
Patrick Parigi

How-To: Make Sai Krok Isan with Kim Wejendorp

Kim Wejendorp from Amass Restaurant in Copenhagen shows us how to make sai krok isan (fermented Thai pork sausages), starting with pork shoulder, sticky rice, and garlic.
Kim Wejendorp

Chef's Night Out: Matt Orlando

We went to Copenhagen to visit Matt Orlando, the chef and owner of Amass who took us on a tour of his favorite places around town. Get ready for the holy trinity of new Nordic cuisine: brains, balls, and burritos.
Munchies Staff