News Tagged with “Eating and Drinking”

Owner Kristinn Vilbergsson, Ólafur Ágústsson managing director of Dill, head chef Ragnar Eiríksson and Gunnar Karl Gíslason,one of the founders of Dill, receiving their Michelin star.

First Michelin star for an Icelandic restaurant goes to Dill

yesterday "This is a game changer for us and draws the world's attention to our restaurant," says Kristinn Vilbergsson, one of the owners of Dill restaurant in Reykjavik. He's currently in Stockholm being presented with a Michelin star for Dill, the first restaurant in Iceland to receive this honour.

Reyksoðið folaldafilet með bláberjadressingu.

Icelandic horse meat sold at a high price in Japan

21 Feb Around 600 kilos of Icelandic horse meat are exported to Japan every week from Iceland. The meat, which has been popular in Iceland through the ages, is highly priced in Japan. Hopes are up to increase the export to 2.5 to 3 tonnes each week.

Dill Restaurant offers New Nordic cuisine, it's also White Guide's highest rated restaurant in Iceland.

Nordic cuisine: From culinary disaster zone to NOMA

19 Feb The turn of tides in Nordic gastronomy has probably not escaped the notice of anyone with eyes on the culinary scene. From being what central Europeans referred to as a culinary disaster zone to Nordic chefs winning some of the world’s most prestigious culinary prizes.

An evening of vegan food and organic French wines was the second in the unique pop-up restaurant series.

A foodie trip in Iceland to a secret destination

8 Feb The people behind Kex Hostel, pizza restaurant Hverfigata 12 and the famed Dill restaurant are now offering a most wonderful foodie experience taking place on four consecutive Sunday nights.

Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon has competed in the Bocuse d'Or.

Award winning chef opens new Reykjavik restaurant

31 Jan Former head chef of the Blue Lagoon restaurant and Kolabrautin, a restaurant inside Harpa concert hall, will be opening a new restaurant on Laugavegur, Reykjavik's main shopping street.

Matbar offers fresh, timeless design and light Italian inspired dishes.

Yet another new restaurant for Hverfisgata, the new hip street of Reykjavik

28 Jan Matbar is a new restaurant which opened last night in Hverfisgata in the centre of Reykjavik. Hverfisgata has enjoyed a new lease of life in this last year.

Disgraced ex PM's strange appetites

25 Jan Former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, MP for the Progressive Party caused an internet sensation in Iceland yesterday for his photograph of raw mince meat on a water cracker which he posted on his Facebook page.

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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.

Kex Hostel's restaurant Sæmundur í Sparifötunum offers great food at all hours of the day, including a fantastic weekend brunch.

Brunch ideas: Tuck into a gorgeous early meal at Kex Hostel

20 Jan Kex Hostel has become somewhat of a cultural centre in Reykjavik. It's a lively, bustling hostel offering a myriad of events and concerts every day of the week and it's the perfect place to catch up with friends and family in a relaxed, hip atmosphere.

Bento Costa Guerreiro, one of the owners of the former Sushi Samba, now Sushi Social.

Reykjavik restaurant has to change its name all because of Tom Cruise

4 Jan Remember that last meal Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes had before they got divorced in Reykjavik? Well if you don't, it occurred at a place called Sushi Samba. The publicity resulted in the place having to change names.

Magical American Christmas buffet in Reykjavik

24 Dec Are you in Iceland over Christmas and can't find anything open over the holidays, or if you hail from the US and are missing your Christmas turkey, this American Christmas buffet will bring all the magic of Christmas to the whole family.

Puffin is most popular in the Westman Islands, the birds biggest colony in Iceland.

12 local delicacies to try in Iceland

21 Dec There is a bounty of exciting, delicious local food to try in Iceland. Forget about the fermented shark used to shock tourists – there are plenty more interesting things to be had. Here is a list of the top delicacies that are favourites among locals.

AMO Crêpes are at the food market offering both sweet and savoury crepes.

New Christmas foodie market to open in central shopping street

14 Dec The empty building lot known as Hljómalindarreiturinn, on the corner of the central Laugavegur shopping street will open tomorrow offering a variety of Icelandic gourmet foods.

Guðmundur Mar Magnússon at Ölgerðin mixing the famous Christmas soda.

The Icelandic Christmas Drink: Malt & Appelsín

10 Dec What's that strange brown sparkling stuff everyone's drinking at Christmas? It's called Malt og Appelsín and it's exactly that: a mixture of two classic Icelandic soft drinks, Malt, a malty sweet soda and Appelsín, which is orangeade.

Skólabrú is one of the restaurants that's fully booked on Christmas Eve.

Most Reykjavik restaurants fully booked or closed at Christmas

9 Dec According to the restaurants listed as open on Christmas Eve, December 24th on visitreykjavik.is, it seems most of them are closed. Most of those open are in hotels.

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