My girlfriend, The New Diplomat’s Wife, and I recently met up for lunch at this super cool restaurant called 42 Raw. I had popped in for a coffee once or twice but had kind of written the place off. What is one suppose to think when a restaurant promises that everything served will be raw, organic, vegan, gluten free, without refined sugar and dairy free? Personally, I thought, “yuck!” How can anything possibly taste good when it is free of nearly everything?!
Well, I was in for a shock! First of all, it was the first time that I, as someone who is allergic to milk, could order anything I wanted off the menu. I kept asking over and over about the pesto, the pizza, the lasagne… how could all those things be truly dairy free? They guaranteed that everything was free of all those things and I was deeee- lighted with my first bite. I ordered a pesto and tomato sandwich, which does say that the bread is baked, but it is gluten free. I would never have guessed in a million years that my sandwich was super healthy! It was insanely delicious!
Now I am like an addict. I have been back three more times and everything we have tried has been so great, which is why we are recommending 42 Raw as the best allergy free restaurant in Copenhagen. I snapped a few shots from my last visit when my littlest and I went out on a little Friday afternoon date. He ordered the pizza and a kid shake (made with almond milk) and loved it and we both enjoyed a banana chocolate bar. And now I think I will need to go again… because who doesn’t love something that is super healthy and looks so cool, too?
42 Raw: Copenhagen City Center: Pilestræde 32, 1112 København, Danmark
Waterfront Shopping: Waterfront, Tuborg Havnevej 4-8, 2900 Hellerup
Photography: Tina Fussell