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Four Fantastic New Nordic Restaurants You Haven’t Heard Of…Yet

For the past several years, the countries of Northern Europe have dominated the world culinary stage with a revolutionary style of food that utilizes both the bounty of the sea and foraged ingredients in ingenious new combinations and preparations. Dubbed New Nordic cuisine, this style’s impact can be felt the world round as more and more restaurants are sourcing products right from their own backyards.

At the top of this foodie chain is a single restaurant, Noma, which has garnered the top spot on Restaurant Magazine’s and San Pellegrino’s prestigious list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants for four out of the past five years.

However, if you don’t have the luck to score a hard-to-snag table at René Redzepi's Copenhagen hotspot, you can still sample New Nordic cuisine at a slew of impressive new restaurants (and some old) that are helmed by talented young chefs throughout Scandinavia. Here are a few of the best:

Eric Rosen

Eric Rosen lives in Los Angeles and writes about food, wine, travel and adventure... usually in some combination of the four. He regularly contributes to Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, Condé Nast's HotelChatter and Jaunted, TravelAge West, Palate Press, Frontiers, Edge and Wandermelon. His work has also appeared in the L.A. Times. When he is not exploring the Los Angeles dining scene, Er...(Read More)

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