Deep in the rolling mountains of Jämtland in Sweden lies one of the most remarkable restaurants on the planet – Fäviken Magasinet. Join us as Food Studio heads north to experience this magical place.
OSLO. Dark grey sky, it could almost pass as night. It’s Saturday. Restaurant Day. On the lawn between the Academy of Art and the freezing river Akerselva lays a tiny hut. It wasn't here yesterday.
Take a graphic designer spending a mild evening of mid September at DogA, the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture. Nothing extraordinary here, except that the location is actually Café Transformator and Magne Illsaas is dressed in chef whites, speaking in front of 35 people about the appetizer he has just prepared.
The past year Maaemo has been given a lot of attention, also here in Norway, but maybe most of all from abroad. With their non-compromising approach to organic and local ingredients, the art of cooking, design and the whole food experience, they have mesmerized many, driven bloggers bananas and made food critics wish their dice had more than six eyes. But if you ask them, they are just getting started.