JBF Trip Planner: Copenhagen

 

For in-the-know food lovers heading to Copenhagen this winter, there are some obvious places you probably want to hit (and at least one of them rhymes with "MOMA"). But instead of speed-dialing René Redzepi's foraging temple, or waiting on line at Relæ, check out these slightly more under-the-radar restaurants that are just as deserving of attention.

 

Marv & Ben

Contrary to our original assumption, this place is not owned by a pair of old, Jewish friends. Marv and ben translate to "marrow and bone," and this modern Nordic bistro lives up to its name with a meat-focused menu of dishes like pork neck with beets and rosehips, veal tartare with celery, chive powder, and a coddled egg yolk, and the B.L.T.-reminiscent fried rice bread with smoked marrow.

 

Aamann's

This simple but chic smørrebrød restaurant serves modern interpretations of the... Read more >

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Dispatch from Copenhagen’s MAD Foodcamp

The MAD Foodcamp shuttle boatFestival attendees aboard the MAD Foodcamp shuttle boat

While many of us were huddled around our televisions following the path of Irene this past weekend, food lovers from around the world were braving similar elements as they gathered in Copenhagen for MAD Foodcamp, a two-day food festival and symposium that may have just officially launched the next food movement (coincidentally, a tropical storm tore through the region on Saturday). JBF vice president Mitchell Davis takes us inside the event.

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