February 13, 2018

Dinner at Maaemo in Oslo, Norway

Although I’ve been back from my trip to Oslo and the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard for several days, I am still thinking about some of the wonderful places we visited and some of the exquisite restaurants in which we dined, including the acclaimed Maaemo.

Maaemo is a Norwegian restaurant located in Oslo. The establishment is run by Danish head chef and co-owner, Esben Holmboe Bang, and focuses on the fine flavors of this Scandinavian country. In 2012, just 15-months after opening, Maaemo received two Michelin stars. In 2016, Maaemo was awarded a third Michelin star, making it the first Norwegian restaurant ever to receive the coveted distinction. During our visit there last week, we sat for a nearly 20-course dinner, and each dish was personally presented by the chef who made it. It was a very special and most delicious and memorable meal.

Enjoy my photos. Over the next few days, I will be sharing many photos from this amazing journey.