Unlike Tivoli, which is refined and a bit high in the instep, Bakken is a working man’s amusement park. You take the S train to the
end of the line, walk a kilometre and you come into a smallish amusement park made up of restaurants, bars, games and a few rides. It used to be the King’s hunting grounds and you can still see some remnants, like the long, tree lined driveway up to the gates of Bakken. Continue Reading →
My family is from the mainland of Denmark, so I don’t get over to ‘Devil’s Island’ much where Copenhagen is located. This time, however, I made the effort. My buddy, Agent J, now lives in Copenhagen and since I haven’t seen him in a long time, I thought a trip was in order. Continue Reading →
19 May 2016
by Sharole Comments Off on Quest for Smørrebrød
Smørrebrød is a particularly Danish invention. They’ve taken the lowly sandwiched and have created culinary art with it.
Ida Davidsen’s family has been making open faced sandwiches in Copenhagen for several generations and is considered to be the premier place. Unfortunately, when I was in Copenhagen, there were no tables available. (sad face).
Of course there are hipsters that have tried to update the smørrebrød, like Aaman’s in Copenhagen and Onkel A in Vejle. Continue Reading →
Because the damp coast is so pathetic when it comes to Danish food – unless you make it yourself – it’s an incredible treat to come to a country where everything is readily available. Here is the food I’m hoping to get to while in DK. Continue Reading →