Danish cuisine has never had a good reputation - if any at all! The country's greatest gastronomical invention is the smørrebrød,
which is an open sandwich on dark rye bread, with toppings such as
marinated heering or roast beef with pickles and horseradish. There are
plenty of traditional restaurants in the center of town serving smørrebrød, which always is accompanied by beer and aquavit (snaps).
Today, however, Copenhagen also offers a top notch culinary
extravaganza as a new generation of young Danish chefs, along with
their Scandinavian colleagues, have introduced the ‘New Nordic Cuisine’