Among others, a live lobster with its eyes clawing out and a crimson piece of beef stuffed with black ants await you at Noma.
"Ah, Yes. I'll have the Pea Tendril Salad with Caramelized Pork, Asparagus Tips, Zucchini Parmesan Crisps and toasted Chestnuts in a Melon Cilantro Vinaigrette." I can only assume this is how customers order their food at Noma, the world's best restaurant while buttering my half-burnt toast this morning. (The World's 50 Best Restaurants - 2014)
If you decide to eat at Noma, you need to book only three months in advance! The American rapper, Action Bronson saved us all the trouble by posting his 24 course meal at Noma on Instagram. Yes, you read that right - he had a whopping 24 course meal.
Ranked as the 'Best Restaurant in the World' by Restaurant Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014, the restaurant is partly responsible for the increase in tourism in Copenhagen and for making Denmark a gastronomic haven.
The restaurant name is made up of two Danish words 'Nordisk' (Nordic) and 'Mad' (food) and it's all about the interpretation and reinvention of Nordic food and produce. The food is best described as "mould-breaking Nordic food that takes nature's bounty to new levels" and the whole idea is to put forth locally sourced ingredients and to present them in a wild, natural way.
This is like your garden come alive - grasshoppers, ants and fresh flowers, who would have guessed.