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Chef Kolbeinsson is one of Reykjavik's most popular chefs.

Hot new restaurant opening in Reykjavik’s new hot spot for art

23 Mar Marshall Restaurant + Bar is a brand new Mediterranean restaurant opening up in the Marshall building, Reykjavik’s new hot spot for art. The chef has run some of Reykjavik's most popular restaurants.

Hot dogs are a popular choice for all sorts of events.

Hot dogs on Food and Wine’s list of best food in happiest countries

22 Mar American magazine Food and Wine have compiled a list of the best food found in the world’s 10 happiest countries. As Iceland ranks number 3, the best Icelandic food is on the list. A hot dog.

Stefán is a self-educated chocolatier.

Elf chocolate now available in Reykjavik

13 Mar Stefán B chocolatier has just opened a store in Reykjavik centre where he sells his whimsical elf chocolates, volcano chocolates and sky-blue berry chocolates, along with mixes for Icelandic hot cocoa soup.

Brew to brew, flavour to flavour

28 Feb The Annual Icelandic Beer Festival took place at Kex Hostel over the last weekend. Three days full of different flavoured brew, music and more. Definitely one of the most interesting food and drink related events in Iceland.

Salted meat and split pea soup are usually served with carrots, rutabega and potatoes.

Icelandic day of overeating

28 Feb Salted lamb and lentil soup. This is what a typical Icelander eats today at Sprengidagur (eat-until-you-burst-day). Múlakaffi Restaurant is known for serving traditional Icelandic food, they cook over 1000 litres of soup and 1 ½ ton of meat today.

The festival is a popular event.

Craft beer festival in Reykjavik

21 Feb If you’re into craft beer and visiting Iceland right now, forget about sightseeing, there is too much beer to be tasted. This week, an annual beer week takes place that'll finish off with one of the greatest beer related events in Iceland, Kex Hostel's Beer Festival.

Ice cream in summer

I scream for Icelandic ice cream

30 Jan Cold and dark winter doesn’t in any way discourage Icelander’s love of ice cream. Winter frost can even add to the experience, there is just something about enjoying a cone filled with soft serve ice cream in the freezing cold.

Viktor Örn Andrésson preparing for Bocuse d'Or

Iceland awarded bronze at Bocuse d‘Or

26 Jan A large group of Icelandic supporters flew to France to watch chef Viktor Örn Andrésson compete in the esteemed culinary competition Bocuse d’Or. The group was easily identifiable in Iceland t-shirts, some even wearing Viking helmets.

Stone Brewing will take over the taps at Mikkeller & Friends on Thursday

American craft beer and Icelandic gastro pub food

25 Jan Two beer related events will be held in Reykjavik this coming Thursday to celebrate that brew from Stone Brewing will be available in Iceland for the very first time.

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"Vegan" cookies confuse tourist in Iceland

20 Jan Veganesti is a popular oat cookie found in most gas stations in Iceland. A confused tourist believed the Icelandic name to refer to vegan, which it does not.

Hrútskýrir one of the more interesting beers of the season.

Mansplaining, the beer

18 Jan Yes you read it right, there is an Icelandic beer called Hrútskýrir, which translates as mansplaining. It’s a seasonal beer brewed for Þorri, and should go nicely with all the delicacies of the season as it is both sour and salty.

Gluten free bread is available in most supermarkets in Reykjavik

Gluten free in Reykjavik

17 Jan Tips from a (gluten free) local on what you have to know if on a gluten free diet and travelling in Reykjavik, Iceland, a country that’s not all too familiar with the phenomenon.

A trog filled with delectable þorramatur

For the love of pickled testicles

15 Jan Ever wondered about this frightening food like fermented shark and pickled sheep head jam used to shock tourists? Here's some insight from a local, who absolutely loves this food.

There are two rivers for rafting in Skagafjörður, Austari jökulsá and Vestari jökulsá.

11 tips from a local on Skagafjörður, North Iceland

1 Jan Skagafjörður is not on the top list of every guide book but there is still plenty to see and do there, if you know where to find it. Here are some tips from a local on the 11 must do things when visiting Skagafjörður.

The label is designed by Icelandic artist Hugleikur Dagsson

Pink Elephant for New Year’s Eve in Iceland

1 Jan Bleiki fíllinn, The Pink Elephant is the only beer in Iceland specially brewed for New Year’s Eve. It is the first collaboration between two Icelandic breweries, Gæðingur and Borg.


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