Eat and Drink

. The famous golden hall "Gyllti salurinn" of Hótel Borg with the fresco in the ceiling.

Style: Jamie's Italian pays homage to Hótel Borg's rich past

12 Aug A closer look at how Hótel Borg's restaurant was refurbished to accommodate Jamie's Italian.

This scallop dish from Sjávarpakkhúsið brings exotic flavours to a local ingredient.

Weekend: Famous recipe for scallops from Stykkishólmur

11 Aug Icelandic scallop is considered quite a delicacy and is caught in the Breiðafjörður fjord in West Iceland. Restaurant Sjávarpakkhúsið in Stykkishólmur is renowned for its scallop recipe which is divulged here.

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The world's best hot dog stand moves

27 Jul Bæjarins beztu - Reykjavik's legendary hot dog stand has moved temporarily from the location it's been in for the last 80 years. It's now situated in front of the 1919 hotel.

It's safe to say that the views from The Pearl are the most stunning in the city.

A stunning new restaurant opens at The Pearl in Reykjavik

25 Jul This summer, The Pearl has reopened after undergoing an extensive facelift. The new restaurant on the top floor is run by the owners the popular coffee roastery and cafés, Kaffitár.

Jamie's Italian has opened its doors.

Jamie's Italian opens in Reykjavik

25 Jul Jamie's Italian opened this week in historic Hotel Borg in the Reykjavik city centre.

Here's  Kristinn Guðmundsson, in the middle, just before the live broadcast started. The hot tub can be seen behind them.

Icelander breaks the internet by cooking lamb in a hot tub

14 Jul Kristinn Guðmundsson hosts Icelandic cooking programme Soð, and on Tuesday he started an 18 hour live broadcast of himself cooking a whole lamb in one of those hot-tub jacuzzi things that a lot of Icelanders have in their gardens.

Jamie’s Italian at Hótel Borg opens this month.

30 new restaurants opening in Reykjavik this year

7 Jul There's quite a restaurant boom happening in the Reykjavik city centre with around 30 new restaurants planning to open this year.

Natascha, Arna and marketing manager Hörður Ellert at Nostra.

New restaurant opens above Bónus on Laugavegur

5 Jul A new restaurant, Nostra,will be opening at the end of the month in the Kjörgarður complex at the top of Laugavegur shopping street.

The new Viking Ale is touted as the perfect summer beer.

New Icelandic ginger-flavoured beer

4 Jul A new white ale containing flavours of mango, passion fruit and ginger is now for sale at the state alcohol shops in Iceland.

Hrefna Rósa and Guðlaugur Frímannsson, owners of the Bao Bun food truck.

Chinese bao bun food truck in Reykjavik City Centre

1 Jul If you're bar-hopping tonight in Reykjavik and looking for that perfect savory bite to tone down the effects of the beer, try newcomer food truck Bao Bun outside Skúli Craft Bar.

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.

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