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Back to the Roots Copenhagen features acclaimed chef on mission to reinvent Nordic cuisine

Story by Jordyn Hammett Photos courtesy of Jordyn Hammett

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ne of the joys of traveling to a foreign country is delving into the local food scene, discovering new flavors and textures, and understanding the cultural, geographical and environmental factors that shape the area’s cuisine. Jesper Kirketerp is one of the most highly acclaimed chefs in Copenhagen and is leading the movement to reinvent Nordic cuisine. Locally grown ingredients and simplicity are the cornerstones of the ever-changing menu at his restaurant named Radio. Chef Jesper has quite the resume. He was a sous chef under Rene Redezepi at Noma (world’s best restaurant 2010-2012, 2014, second best 2013), chef at Michelin-star restaurant MR and assistant chef at renowned Nordic restaurant Geranium. Now Jesper runs Radio, a foodie’s dream dining destination. Named after the old government radio house across the street, Radio opened after the recession

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