Chef René Redzepi has chosen a location in the city’s Christiania neighborhood as the future home of Noma. The building, currently decorated with graffiti and skate ramps, will be renovated to include a rooftop greenhouse and a farmable floating raft, according to the New York Times.
Redzepi, who is known for highly seasonal menus and foraged foods, plans to tie his menus even more closely to the seasons in the new iteration. He says the last service at the current Noma will take place on New Year’s Eve, 2016, with the new location opening sometime in 2017.
“It makes sense to have your own farm, as a restaurant of this caliber,” Redzepi said, though he is certainly aware of all the challenges that come with farming. “I’m not afraid. But it does make me nervous.”
Read more at the New York Times.
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