As the days darken and the wind whipping off the Hudson turns icy, New Yorkers may find themselves thinking of those darker, colder cities to the north: Stockholm, Reykjavik, Helsinki, Copenhagen. Every winter, a handful of New Yorkers are afflicted by something of a Scandinavian crush. The residents of distant Nordic regions seem to endure the long winters with such cool elegance, strutting through their snowy streets rather than staying housebound, hovering by the heater.
Aamanns/Copenhagen, a new Danish restaurant specializing in smørrebrød at 13 Laight Street in Tribeca, couldn’t have timed its opening any better. The first snowfall of the season dusted the city last night, and Aamanns will start dishing out its signature dish—topping-strewn slices of dark rye bread— this evening at 5:30 p.m. Read More