Eat and Drink

Freyr Karel Branolte and Ragnar Óli Guðmundsson at Harpa Concert Hall.

Nature wines and creative cooking on Midsummer's Night in Iceland

23 Jun On Midsummer's night on Saturday, a pop-up restaurant will take place on the upper floors of Harpa concert hall. Pop-up restaurant Borðhald and wine importers Berjamór will be uniting for a unique experience of new Nordic cooking and nature wines.

Port 9 is located in Reykjavik centre.

Cheaper cocktails in Reykjavik because of Costco

22 Jun Some of the cocktails in wine bar Port 9 in central Reykjavik have lowered in price recently. According to the owner, the reason is super market Costco.

There's no need to go hungry at Secret Solstice.

Take a look at some of the food stands at Secret Solstice

15 Jun Secret Solstice kicks off tonight at Laugardalur park in Reykjavik and continues until Sunday night. Here's a look at some of the mouth-watering food stands at the festival, so good that you'll never have to leave the premises!

Owner Erna Kaaber says that deep fried food is not unhealthy if you use the right ingredients.

Icelandic Fish and Chips open New York Branch

14 Jun On June 25th, Icelandic Fish and Chips, which as the name implies is an Icelandic fish and chips restaurant, opens a branch in New York.

Bogi Jónsson and his son Charin Thaiprasert.

Icelandic noodle restaurant to open in South Korea

9 Jun Noodle station is a very popular noodle restaurant in Reykjavik which specializes in Thai noodle soups. The restaurant is now opening a branch in Seoul in South Korea.

Former bus central Hlemmur will open as a  food hall this June.

Sustainability and a vegetable market for new Hlemmur Food Hall in Reykjavik

8 Jun The new food halls at former bus central Hlemmur will be opening soon, offering a selection of exciting food stalls that include a bakery, an ice cream parlour, a grill and wine bar and a vegetable, herb and flower market.

The beer will be flavoured with Norwegian and Icelandic sheep heads.

Sheep head beer: A Nordic collaboration

7 Jun “The idea is really not as insane as it seem,” says Árni Long of Bryggjan Brugghús brewery about a collaboration with Norwegian brewery Voss. The result is a stout beer flavoured with Icelandic and Norwegian sheep heads.

This elegant way to serve trout or salmon fillets has a distinctly Nordic flavour to it.

Wonderful fish recipe to light up your life

5 Jun It's been raining all weekend but this elegant fish dish, made with healthy trout or salmon, will bring a ray of sunshine into your day.

Owners Arnaud-Pierre Fourtané and Didier Fitan at the new Hyalin store.

New French foodstore opens in Reykjavik City Centre

4 Jun Frenchmen Arnaud-Pierre Fourtané and Didier Fitan have opened a gorgeous French foodstore on Hverfisgata 35 in Reykjavik's city centre. The little shop is called Hyalin and sells speciality French products that are mostly straight from the farm.

The bird managed to bite Ramsay's nose before flying off.

Video: Gordon Ramsay hunts and cooks puffins in Iceland

1 Jun Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay visited Iceland during puffin hunting season. There were a few incidents. He got bitten in the nose, ate a raw puffin heart and his rye bread was stolen from the lava field where it was cooking.

A dish from Dill, the only restaurant to hold a Michelin Star in Iceland.

Three new Icelandic restaurants in new White Guide

31 May Three restaurants were added to the 2017 edition of the White Guide, which will formally be released in June. However, the list has already been revealed on White Guide’s website. There are now 17 restaurants on the list, most of them in Reykjavik.

Some of the Costco food products that might be available in Iceland

18 May Okay, food in Iceland is expensive. It's very expensive. So here's a look at a few of the products that food bloggers love and will hopefully be available at the ancipated low-cost store Costco next week.

Lukka, owner of Happ and now SuBu, who offer sushi burritos.

Sushi burrito craze hits Reykjavik

15 May A new fast-food restaurant called Subu introduces the San Francisco sushi burrito to Iceland, and it's become wildly popular already. Subu is basically sushi and a burrito combined in the same dish.

Plokkfiskur is a hearty meal loved by the whole family.

Recipe for traditional Icelandic fish stew- Plokkfiskur

11 May Plokkfiskur, a combination of fish, potatoes, onions and béchamel sauce is a firm favourite in Icelandic kitchens. It's a traditional dish and a true comfort food.

Champagne at Rok.

The best Happy Hours in Reykjavik

8 May Looking for a great Happy Hour tonight? Here are a few ideas for the most original, the ones with the longest hours and the ones with the most delicious drinks.

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