Tag Archives: Denmark

200 naked Germans buying groceries

26 Jun

Originally posted on Grist:

When a grocery store in Süderlügum, Germany offered $276 in free groceries to anyone willing to shop naked, they expected maybe 10 brave souls. They got more like 250, including folks from nearby Denmark who cross the border to shop for cheaper alcohol. This video is, I hardly need to tell you, not really safe for work — although there’s nothing all that titillating about it. (That said, if you’re headed to comments to make shitty cracks about people’s bodies, please evaluate your life.)

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North Road Restaurant: Another notch in the Danish gastronomic revolution

24 Jun

Originally posted on The Daily Norm:

Denmark, the country that brought us Lego, the Little Mermaid and a whole host of funky, fresh and chic interior design ideas is currently leading the world with its gastronomic innovation. René Redzepi’s two-Michelin starred extravaganza, Noma, has been awarded the ultimate accolade of Best Restaurant in the World for the last three years in a row, stealing the crown from the extended reign of El Bulli long before it closed.

While Noma will soon share its wiles with the best of British when it opens up in Claridge’s during the Olympics (i.e. those who could afford it/ were clever enough to buy a £195/head ticket before they sold out practically as soon as the event was announced), another star of culinary Denmark has drifted over to the British shores and, mercifully for we whose visits to Copenhagen are at best infrequent, is here to stay – I am of course…

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Transparent Cube In Copenhagen Harbour

19 May

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects designed the hedquarters for one of Denmark’s leading mortgage banks, Nykredit. The ten-storey glass structure amply endows the office spaces with natural light from the harbour, thus linking the floors together. The CEO’s office is situated on the 9th floor and contains a clothing cabinet with a hidden escape hatch, built on his request.

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