News Tagged with “Eating and Drinking”

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.

Lumpfish is considered a great delicacy.

Lumpfish popular with tourists

3 May Þrír frakkar in Reykjavik is probably one of the most established fish restaurants in Reykjavik and this cosy little venue offers traditional dishes as well as fish with a French or Meditteranean twist.

Organic ice cream with only the best of ingredients at Skúbb.

Former Omnom chocolate owner opens ice cream parlour

28 Apr A new ice cream parlour will be opening soon in Laugarás 1 near the Laugardalur swimming pool in Reykjavik. The owner is Karl Viggó Vigfússon, one of the founders of the hugely popular Omnom chocolate

Guðmundur P,  Líndal and Jósep B -. Þórhallsson, the creators of Lava Cheese.

Mouthwatering Icelandic cheese snack hits the market

28 Apr A new snack, Lava Cheese is becoming extremely popular in Iceland. It's a concept created by two friends who loved the taste of melted, hardened cheese.

Owners and staff of the Brothers Breerry from left to right: Hlynur Vídó Ólafsson, Hannes Kristinn Eiríksson, Kjartan Vídó Ólafsson and Jóhann Ólafur Guðmundsson.

No drunk people allowed at new pub in Iceland's Westman Islands

26 Apr Recently a new brewery called The Brothers Brewery opened in Iceland's Westman Islands. The Brothers Brewery has been producing and selling beer to locals since the beginning of 2016 and with the new pub, the owners want to offer a place where guests can enjoy a good beer in a quiet atmosphere.

Café Paris has new owners who decided to return it to its original function- a French bistro and café.

Gorgeous changes to Reykjavik city centre's Cafe París

24 Apr Café Paris is one of the city's best known cafés. Now new owners intend to restore it back to its former glory - a French bistro and it's been redesigned in a true European fashion.

Sindri Snær Jensson and Jón Davíð Davíðsson, owneres of hip streetwear shop Húrra and also the owners of the new pizza place set to open at Grandi.

New sourdough pizza joint at Reykjavik's Grandi harbour area

22 Apr The latest addition to the growing flora of trendy restaurants and shops at Grandi, a formal industrial part of the harbour, is a hip sourdough pizza joint set to open this summer.

Fruit salads at Bergsson Mathús.

Pick of the best brunches in Reykjavik

21 Apr There's a great variety of fantastic brunches on offer on weekends in Reykjavik, from small quaint restaurants to fancy hotels. Here's our pick of the best to suit all tastes.

Jamie Oliver.

Jamie Oliver's tips for eating out in Reykjavik

18 Apr British star chef Jamie Oliver is a regular visitor to Iceland. Here are his recommendations for Reykjavik restaurants.

Haust restaurant opened last year inside Fosshótel in Borgartún, the city's largest hotel. It's located by the waterfront in Reykjavik's financial street, close to the city centre.

Best brunches: Haust is a fantastic newcomer

31 Mar The understated, warm elegance of Haust restaurant inside the high rise Foss Hotel in Borgartún is the perfect venue for a long brunch with family or friends on weekends. The sumptious buffet offers both very healthy options as well as classics such as pancakes, Eggs Benedikt, and a full English Breakfast.

Smári Organics markets their skyr as Icelandic yoghurt, not skyr, although the product is actually skyr.

Organic Icelandic skyr in the US

28 Mar Skyr is becoming very popular in the US. Icelander Smári Ásmundsson is the founder of Smári Organics which produces the only organic skyr on the US market.

The Bike Cave is famous for their vegan burgers.

A bike cave and café in a picturesque quarter of Reykjavik

27 Mar Called the Bike Cave, the venue offers cheap, good fast food, including a now famous vegan burger.

All the staff are either Icelandic or have lived in Iceland.

Icelandic coffee shop opens in Vienna

16 Mar A new Icelandic coffee shop called Home- Icelandic and Home Cooking opened recently in Vienna, Austria. The menu is inspired by Icelandic culture.

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