NoMa Restaurant (2 Michelin stars, ranked #1 in The World's 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna), in Copenhagen, only serves local food. Policy of chef Redzepi is to avoid ingredients from abroad. I asked him why and he kindly explained me the two main raisons. Respect, producers, taste... are the main words in his answer. Listen!
Posted by Maria Canabal, a food, travel and lifestyle journalist who lives in Paris, Madrid and Copenhagen. Columnist at Monocle and contributor to Apicius, Gourmet and Gastronomad, she lived and worked in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Since 2010, Maria Canabal is member of the jury for the tittle of BEST SOMMELIER of SPAIN and earned the Literature Award “St. John” in 2011.
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Maria Canabal is a food, travel and lifestyle journalist living in Copenhagen, Paris and Madrid. She contributes to Monocle, Apicius, Gourmet and Le Monde Blogs.
Maria is the president of Parabere Forum, the first forum in the world for women in gastronomy, an annual event that gathers thought leaders in the field of food. In 2015, she was recognised as the "Most Influential Woman in Food" by the International Foundation "Women's Week".
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