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A book for anyone living in Copenhagen (or in love with it from afar) who considers themself a foodie.
A book for foodies living in Copenhagen (or in love with it from afar).The book is now available for pre-order!
A book for foodies living in Copenhagen (or in love with it from afar).The book is now available for pre-order!
439 backers pledged DKK 181,460 to help bring this project to life.

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Dear Copenhagen,

You're tastier than ever, and you deserve your own book. 

A big fat coffee-table book, full of stories about our favourite cocktail bars, bakeries, greasy late-night munchies, rooftop farms, beekeepers, coffee shops, traditional Danish eateries, soup kitchens, high-end restaurants, pizzerias and wineries in Copenhagen.

The Caribbean Housewife: Jamain
The Caribbean Housewife: Jamain

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Dear reader,

Unless you live under a rock, you've probably noticed that Copenhagen's food scene has exploded over the past few years.

It's not only the world famous new nordic restaurants fuelling the explosion. It's just as much the hole-in-the-wall soup kitchen in an ice cream shop, the ice cream shop where there are no freezers (but how?!), the legendary hotdog vendor and his crazy sauces, the guys growing oyster mushrooms out of coffee, the city bees making honey, and so on.

Together they form the bigger story of a food scene that has grown increasingly varied and wild. We call it madness ("mad" is also Danish for "food"). 

In our book, we chronicle and celebrate it, via portraits, personal stories, essays and a few recipes thrown in for good measure.

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Mad About Copenhagen

We are a small team of food nerds who have been writing about Copenhagen’s food scene since 2014.

We began by sharing our recommendations for places to eat and drink on Instagram (@madaboutcopenhagen). By 2016, our recommendations had gotten pretty popular, so we decided to take our Mad baby to the next level. We formed a little team, and set out to do a bunch of different projects, all of which involve food, people and Copenhagen. This book is one of them.

N.B. We do not do sponsored posts on our Instagram or website, nor can any restaurant, bar or café buy their way into our book.

The Mad Team
The Mad Team

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What is in the book

We have chosen 50 places for the book.

The places we've chosen are a representative snapshot of the city's food scene today, a living breathing entity, captured in 2018, preserved forever more in the pages of this book.

Slurp Ramen Joint: The Boys in Pink
Slurp Ramen Joint: The Boys in Pink
Amass: Fermented Potato Bread
Amass: Fermented Potato Bread
Balderdash: Geoffrey
Balderdash: Geoffrey
Vinhanen: From the Vineyards to the Glass
Vinhanen: From the Vineyards to the Glass
Fætter Fætter: Fucking Toast
Fætter Fætter: Fucking Toast

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How we'll spend the money

Our team is ready to go! The money we raise via this Kickstarter campaign will mainly go towards the actual printing and binding of the books. 

The more money we raise, the more books we can print (and the nicer we can make them).

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Project timeline

Your book should be ready and delivered to your doorstep in late September/early October 2018, just in time for Christmas!

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Types of rewards

Without you this wouldn't be possible, and we're so thankful for your support. Whichever reward you choose, we'll put Your Name in The Book, on the golden pages dedicated to our Kickstarter backers. 

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1. The Love

Just want to see this project happen? Contribute as little or as much as you like, without asking for anything in return. You will get your name in the book though!

Your Name in The Book
Your Name in The Book

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2. The Poster

Some of you have been asking if you can buy our campaign poster. Well, ok then!

Mad About Copenhagen: The Poster
Mad About Copenhagen: The Poster

3. The Bag

Support the project and get your hands on some Mad merchandise whilst you're at it. Or go for The Book + The Bag.

Mad About Copenhagen: The Bag
Mad About Copenhagen: The Bag

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4. The Book

That's why we're here isn't it? When we realised how much money we need to publish a book (a lot), we thought what better a way to make it happen than to give you a chance to pre-order it before it gets printed.

You can also order 2 x The Book or 4 x The Book and get a little discount. As well as that, we have some larger discounts for those in the book-selling business - take a look at 10 x The Book and 20 x The Book. All prices include VAT.

Mad About Copenhagen: The Book
Mad About Copenhagen: The Book

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5. The Book + Something Edible From The Book

Bring your reading experience to life and go out and sample one of the goodies in the book. The people and places we are writing about in the book have donated food and drink as their way of supporting this project.

If you order one of these rewards, then we'll include a little voucher for an ice cream/soup/bao/etc, which you'll get when you get your book.

If you simply can't choose and you want it all, go for The Book + All The Food for 2 People

The Caribbean Housewife's Surinaamse Dame Soup
The Caribbean Housewife's Surinaamse Dame Soup
ISTID's Salty Caramel Ice Cream With Almond Crunch Topping
ISTID's Salty Caramel Ice Cream With Almond Crunch Topping
Maobao's Deep Fried Ice Cream Bao
Maobao's Deep Fried Ice Cream Bao
Atelier September's Yoghurt Granola
Atelier September's Yoghurt Granola
Slurp's Veggie Ramen
Slurp's Veggie Ramen
District Tonkin's B3 Bánh Mì
District Tonkin's B3 Bánh Mì
Beyond Coffee's Grow Kit
Beyond Coffee's Grow Kit
Cicchetti's Fritto Misto, for 2 People
Cicchetti's Fritto Misto, for 2 People

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Risks and challenges

Making a book is a process that involves a lot of different players - photographers, writers, designers, illustrators, proof-readers, printers, binders, etc.

We have a talented team of people ready to make this the best book to ever land on your shelves, and we're pretty sure we can have your books delivered to you in October, if not before.

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    Pledge DKK 20 or more About US$ 3

    The Love

    You're just in love with this project! Support us and follow the project without asking for anything in return.

    You will of course be blessed with Mad love and good foodie karma for the rest of your life.

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    The Poster

    (As requested by Gabriel!)

    The yellow poster we used during this Kickstarter campaign, size: A3. Yours to hang on the wall and admire forever more.

    N.B. Our final, published book may not look like the one pictured in the yellow poster, as we have yet to finalise the cover design.

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    The Bag

    Support the project and get your hands on some Mad merchandise whilst you're at it.

    N.B. Bag does not include a book. If you want The Book + The Bag, scroll down!

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    The Book

    A book of deliciousness that is yours forever. Lay it proudly on your coffee table, curl up in bed with it, read to your grandchildren, or use it as a hipster prop for all your future Instagram posts.

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    The Book + Yoghurt Granola

    Atelier September's internationally coveted granola deserves all the hype it gets. And naturally, it's going in the book. Take your beautiful new book along and read all about the granola, homemade yoghurt, syrup-pickled courgette, basil and matcha powder breakfast, whilst you eat it.

    N.B. Yoghurt Granola can only be eaten at Atelier September in Copenhagen.

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    The Book + Peanut Soup

    Warm up for winter with the oh-so-creamy, Surinaamse Dame soup made by Jamain aka. The Caribbean Housewife.

    N.B. The Caribbean Housewife is open from October - March, so you will only be able to redeem your soup gift-card during these months.

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    The Book + Salty Caramel Ice Cream

    You've never tasted salty caramel quite as salty caramel as Istid's ice cream. Soft, creamy, topped with their homemade almond crunch. The recipe is in the book, but unless you're a pro with liquid nitrogen, it's probably best you don't make this one at home. You'll have to visit Nina and Anniken in their shop instead!

    N.B. Ice cream can only be enjoyed at ISTID in Copenhagen.

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    The Book + Bao

    Bring your reading experience to life and turn those crisp pages of your new book whilst devouring Maobao's deep-fried bao with caramelised milk, ice cream and hazelnuts, dusted with matcha and yuzu powder.

    N.B. Bao can only be enjoyed at Maobao in Copenhagen.

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    The Book + Burger

    The city's most iconic and delicious burger - served from a gas station that goes by the name of Gasoline Grill. The recipe is so secret we can't even put it in the book (we've compensated with lots of oozy photos of burgers), so you'll have to go to Gasoline Grill and try one for yourself!

    N.B. Burger can only be enjoyed at Gasoline Grill in Copenhagen. We cannot post it to you, but we will post you a book and a voucher for a burger!

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    The Book + Ramen

    Slurp your way through a bowl of the city's finest veggie ramen. Be careful not to splash it all over the pages of your new book as you read about the Slurp boys and their road to ramen.

    N.B. Soup can only be slurped at Slurp Ramen Joint in Copenhagen.

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    The Book + The Bag

    Maybe you love your book so much, you want a matching bag so you can carry it around with you wherever you go.

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    The Book + 2 x Bánh Mì

    It's the best bánh mì sandwich in Copenhagen, and (rumour has it), it's one of the best in the world. When we interviewed Nickie for the book, she told us some of the secret ingredients that make it so good. We're not allowed to publish them, but we are allowed to persuade as many of you as possible to go in and eat the B3 bánh mì for yourselves. Which you can do, by purchasing this reward!

    N.B. Bánh mìs can only be eaten at District Tonkin in Copenhagen. You get 2 x bánh mìs with this reward.

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    The Book + Mushroom Growing Kit

    For the coffee-drinking, mushroom-eating, waste-hating folks. Put your new-found mushroom growing knowledge to good use with one of Beyond Coffee's mushroom growing kits. The kit comes with starter mycelium, so all you need is to drink coffee, and you can be harvesting your first oyster mushrooms within weeks!

    N.B. We cannot ship the Grow Kit to you. You will receive a little voucher with your book, then you can pick up the Grow Kit at Beyond Coffee in Copenhagen whenever suits you best.

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    The Book + Fritto Misto for 2 People

    At Cicchetti they love to deep fry things. Fritto Misto is Italian for "Fried Mixed" and consists of a selection of fried things to snack on such as courgette flowers, anchovies and cheesy risotto balls. We're particularly in love with Cicchetti's giant deep fried sage leaves.

    We'll be diving deeper into Cicchetti's story in the book, so you'll be able to read all about the badass ladies and their Fritto Misto before you go there to see it for yourself!

    N.B. Voucher is valid for Fritto Misto only. Drinks at Cicchetti are not included.

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    Pledge DKK 510 or more About $78

    The Book + Box of Chocolates

    What looks better on your coffee table than our book? Answer: Our book and a box of Anker's incredible sensational chocolates.

    N.B. Chocolate can only be picked up at Anker Chokolade in Copenhagen. We cannot post them to you for fear of melting.

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    2 x The Book

    One for you, one for your favourite foodie friend so you can be book buddies. Because we love you for ordering 2 books, you get a discount of DKK 60!

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    The Book + 2 x Dinner on the Roof

    Climb up the spiral staircase to Copenhagen's loveliest rooftop farm and enjoy a 5 course meal made of the vegetables, herbs and eggs harvested on the same rooftop.

    N.B. This reward gives 2 x tickets for the 5 course menu at GRO Spiseri. The tickets do not include drinks - they can be purchased on the night.

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    4 x The Book

    A book for everyone in the foodie family, so you don't have to share. Because we love you for ordering 4 books, you get a discount of DKK 200!

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    6 x The Book

    (For Nickie & Zeqa ♥)

    6 books gives a delicious total discount of DKK 420!

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    10 x The Book

    Do you want to stock our book in your shop/café/bar? Or perhaps you just want to simplify Christmas and give our book to all of your friends.

    Purchase 10 books here, you get a total discount of DKK 1200 (would cost DKK 3800).

    If you've got a REALLY BIG shop and you want way more than 10 books, write to us hello@madaboutcopenhagen.dk for an even sweeter deal!

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    20 x The Book

    Christmas presents for all your employees? Or perhaps you're in the book-selling business and you want to stock our book in your shop. It'll arrive just in time to hit those Christmas sales.

    20 books gives as good a discount as it gets - DKK 2800 to be precise!

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    The Book + All The Food for 2 People

    For the truly and utterly MAD.

    Eat and drink everything we've written about in our book. It's the ultimate way to bring your reading experience to life!

    When you receive your book, you'll get a voucher for every single food or drink featured in it (that's 50 places), including ice cream, Michelin-starred meals, pizza, honey, dinner on the rooftop, hotdogs, soup, burgers, etc.

    This reward is for 2 people, so each of the vouchers for the 50 places provides (f.eks.) dinner for 2, 2 x pizzas, a box of chocolates for 2, etc.

    N.B. It's expensive because it includes dinner for 2 at restaurants like Amass, The Alchemist and Noma.

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