Category Archives: Markets

Copenhagen’s New Food Mecca: WestMarket

Copenhagen’s latest food mecca, WestMarket, opened its doors last month, providing yet another food market alternative for the insatiable locals. Copenhagen’s reputation as a magnet for attracting curious international foodies to the restaurant and street food scene has grown steadily in recent years, an adding another dimension to the capital´s appeal as a tourist attraction and […]
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Impact Farm Sprouting in Copenhagen

The concept of pop-ups is nothing new. Since 2008 pop-ups have helped the retail industry navigate out of the economical crisis, injecting new blood in city centers, giving niche and established brands a stage to engage with a new audience. The concept of temporary installations in our urban landscapes has endless possibilties, also in urban farming. Impact Farm […]
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Israel’s Plads: A Public Square to Be Proud Of

In the summer, Israel’s Plads, <Israel’s Square> is a vibrant public square that brings together Nørreport’s local residents, co-workers and pupils from the nearby N. Zahle School in one tremendous mosaic of urban diversity. Located in the city’s inner city, the square was completed last year as part of an ambitious plan revitalizing this area. It […]
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Copenhagen’s Christmas Design Markets Flourishing

  Copenhagen´s Christmas Markets are maybe not in the same league as Berlin’s, however over the last few years Copenhagen has seen the concept blossom. One of the best and smallest, is the Designers Christmas Market in Frederiksberg, a neighborhood in central Copenhagen. Located in a yard on H.C. Ørstedsvej, the market has become a […]
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Hail Supermarco

The waiting is over. Supermarco finally opened its doors to a fanfare any roman would have been proud of. The Italian food and wine specialist has been providing restaurants and the thousands of Italians living in Copenhagen with specialties from their homeland since 1980. The arrival of Supermarco in the magnificent renovated steel plate warehouse in […]
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Please Sir, Can I Have Some More

When Oliver Twist uttered those famous words to Mr. Brumble, ” Please sir, can I have some more,” little did he know how gruel would transform to a nutritional food fit for kings and paupers. Porridge/Grød, has in recent years been taken to new heights in Copenhagen by the young food entrepreneurs, Martin Daniali and Lasse […]
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San Francisco: A Journey To Remember

My urban safari of San Francisco’s districts and neighborhoods is now over and before the memories fade like the fog over Golden Gate Bridge, I would like to share a few highlights. I expected a lot from this city that has shone like a beacon and inspired a generation or two and it didn’t disappoint. Arriving from […]
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To Market, To Market

An endearing feature to my stay in San Francisco was undoubtedly the concept of “Farm to Table” everywhere in the city. The concept of providing fresh organic vegetables and fruits, plucked from the ground, bush and tree to San Francisco’s restaurants and markets is not new. Since the 1970’s, local farmers in the Sacramento River Delta […]
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