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Dozens fall ill after eating at elite Copenhagen restaurant

Given its cult following, even the three-month wait for a reservation at Noma in Copenhagen is unlikely to shorten despite more than 60 diners falling ill due to a vomiting and diarrhoea bug after eating there.

Sunday, 10 March, 2013, 7:31am

Norse code

At this year's World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards in May, Danish restaurant Noma was again placed at number one. This is the third year the Copenhagen-based restaurant, located in an old shipping warehouse, has won the accolade.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


What: Normann Swing vase Why: These vases have been created by glassblowers for Normann Copenhagen How much: HK$390 to HK$525 Where: Homeless, 29 Gough Street, Central, tel: 2581 1880

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Money no object

In an age when new and multifunctional is all the rage, the simple Aesir AE + Y phone seems almost quaintly old-tech. It comes with no unlimited apps, no bags of tricks, no appendages and no cybersonic contraptions. It's a phone. Just a phone.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Roll of honour

The culture and city forum during the Business of Design Week features eminent designers and architects. They include:

Ole Scheeren

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lai confident of making Olympic bid

Show-jumping rider Jacqueline Lai Jing-man, who was seriously injured in a fall from a horse in February, is confident of recovering in time for the London Olympic qualifiers in July.

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

From demon chef Alvin Leung comes a cookbook that will blow your mind

Demon chef Alvin Leung (left) of Michelin-starred Bo Innovation has decided to immortalise his nitrogen-required molecular gastronomy recipes in a cookbook.

A week before Christmas, Leung started the project with Copenhagen-based photographer Rene Riis (right), under whose lens fig slices resemble red blood cells.

5 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Eyes wide shut

I hope, as you read this, Megi has passed and left you and yours unscathed. Depending on how close the super typhoon came - this column went to print on Thursday - you may have had to take precautions. Perhaps you put up storm shutters, cleared your garden or rooftop of loose objects or bought extra supplies in.

24 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Nordic cool

The sky looks as though it has been scrubbed clean and the clouds fluffed up in a tumble dryer. The air is so fresh that breathing deeply can leave you feeling giddy. This is Scandinavia, a land of lakes and forests, mountains and glaciers.

8 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Last chance for change

From today until December 18, the United Nations' Climate Change Conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Leaders and environment ministers and officials will meet to put together a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

7 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Big deal

For those looking to head to Europe, Zuji has some great hotel packages in all major cities, including Copenhagen. Stay at The Square Hotel, a four-star property with clean modern lines and a central location that will appeal to both business and leisure travellers. Being close to Copenhagen's central train station makes connecting with the airport or other Scandinavian countries a breeze.

10 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

e-pal: denmark

Connecting with teens around the world

Name Christoffer Ravn Rahbek

Age 16

City Hellerup

Star sign Aries

Hellerup is a little suburb of Copenhagen, with old villas dating from 1890 and big gardens. We are right on the coast and have harbours and nice parks, yet only 10 minutes from the centre of the Danish capital.

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1965

Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 9

Federal Judge Ben Connolly issued a temporary injunction yesterday banning a steel-fabricating firm from running internal combustion engines while the Gemini 7 orbited over the area.

11 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Denmark Quiz

Test your general knowledge. The answers are below.


16 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


1 Bo01

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am