Category Archives: Quintessential Copenhagen

Noma

What makes a restaurant great? Is it the food, inventiveness or quality of ingredients? Or is it the ambience, décor and quality of service? And what makes a restaurant “best” in the world, if such an accolade can even be … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Quintessential Copenhagen | Leave a comment

Quintessential Copenhagen: December Snowfall

Last Sunday we had a significant snowfall by Danish standards (15 cm). I have always found the combination of snow and Christmas lights delightful so Monday evening, I used Christmas shopping as an excuse to meander downtown. I didn’t get many gifts but … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | Leave a comment

Quintessential Copenhagen: Reliving my childhood

I was in the kitchen baking this morning. There is always something therapeutic about baking on a dull, grey Saturday with nothing pressing to do. The smell of freshly-baked goods seems to lighten the gloom and make everything more cheerful. As … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | 2 Comments

Quintessential Copenhagen, Street Art

O.k., so I’ve made a couple of mind-numbingly boring posts recently (economics, seriously?) so here is a little brain candy to transition back into posts with less text and more pictures! There are various things that improve quality of life and help weave the … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | 2 Comments

Quintessential Copenhagen, Frederiksborg Slot

This photo was too good to include with all of the other pictures in my previous post. Sometimes all of the chips just fall into place for the perfect photo. Perfect positioning of the sun, family situated in the ideal location, frame … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | 1 Comment

Quintessential Copenhagen: Fido on a shopping trip

This was a new one for me. It is common to leave Fido on his leash outside of the bakery. But this guy was parked right in front of the main entrance of Illum, an upscale department store on the Strøget. And no, he wasn’t on … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | 1 Comment

Quintessential Copenhagen, Cobblestone streets

Back in Copenhagen after a few week in North America. I haven’t had the time to finish up a second post on the topic of public transit but here is a photo I shot of workers laying a cobblestone street (actually re-laying … Continue reading

Posted in Quintessential Copenhagen | Leave a comment