Copenhagen from Noma and Momondo
Restaurant Noma and Travel Site Momondo Join Forces Launch the Ultimate Leather-bound keep-sake Insider’s Guide to their home city: Copenhagen
Copenhagen’s new Nordic cuisine restaurant Noma, regaled as the best restaurant in the world by the prestigious San Pellegrino top restaurant list and Britain’s Restaurant magazine, is changing the image of the Danish capital. No longer is Denmark just the city with the Little Mermaid statue. Copenhagen has so much more to offer from cuisine to culture to quality of life. In Copenhagen from Momondo + Noma the city’s story is told from new perspectives, revealing many of its marvellous hidden gems.
“Copenhagen is a city in movement. Looking at the city today, it doesn’t make an idyllic or orderly impression. If you’re strolling through the streets and alleys of Copenhagen on a regular Sunday morning, it’s obvious that this is a city that people live in and use. A humble pile of empty pizza boxes, road mending, and youngsters on their way home after a wild night out. This is also the charm of Copenhagen. It’s a city where life is lived. There are stories to be told,” says editor, Anne Gry Daugård.
Noma is a melting pot. The restaurant’s staff members - who come from all corners of the world - are the fulcrum in the guide where they give a new and exogenous insight into Copenhagen’s many facets and distinctive places.
“We have collaborated with Momondo on this book because we think it is both fun and relevant. Noma is a Copenhagen-company blessed with a dedicated staff that hails from around the globe. Why not share their insider-tips to Copenhagen? Because of their diverse backgrounds, they each experience the city differently, seeing it from angles that may even surprise a local native. It has been an enjoyable process creating this book. We’ve discussed and rethought Copenhagen, and we’ve gotten to know each other much better,” explains Noma’s Managing, Peter Kreiner.
The guide is a leather-bound pocket-size book designed to be turned and twisted in the hands of the reader when exploring Copenhagen. All locations are thoroughly described and plotted on 5 chapter maps as well on a large fold-out map of the entire city. Accompanying the chapter maps are 5 inspiring routes, which include the highlights of Copenhagen’s different neighborhoods.
Copenhagen from Noma + Momondo is a practical guide that’ll make you feel like an explorer.
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Facts about Copenhagen From Noma+Momondo
■ Title English: Copenhagen From Noma + Momondo
■ Publisher: Momondo A/S
■ Pages: 140
■ Language: Danish version / English version
■ Release date: November 21, 2011
■ Format: 10 x 14 cm.
■ Retail price: 169 dkk (about $31.00 US)
■ To order: Email Martin Lumbye at Momondo at email@example.com
■ Includes: Fold-out map
Noma is a two Michelin star restaurant run by head chef and partner, René Redzepi. The restaurant is famous for its reinvention and interpretation of Nordic Cuisine. It is housed in a rustic and grand old warehouse on the Christianshavn waterfront.
Momondo is a global travel website that offers a wide range of free services making travel planning easier. Momondo searches nearly 800 other travel sites for the best prices on flights, hotels and rental cars. Momondo’s City Guides include reviews of the best places to explore in cities around the world. In October 2011, Momondo was honored as The Best Travel Website by the prestigious Danish Travel Awards. Momondo has also received praise from the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, CBS News, the London Sunday Times, and travel authority Arthur Frommer, among others.
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