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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.

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.

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