News Tagged with “Eating and Drinking”

Hafsteinn Ólafsson, centre, is Iceland's chef of the year.

Iceland's chef of the year is Hafsteinn Ólafsson

24 Sep Hafsteinn Ólafsson, chef at Sumac Grill & Drinks in Reykjavik, has won chef of the year award 2017 in Iceland after battling it out in an exciting contest at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

Tacos with home-made sauces on the side.

Authentic Mexican food at Hlemmur food hall

20 Sep The food is prepared by Juan Carlos Peregrina Guarneros who conjures up the food that his mother and grandmother taught him to make.

Sumac's interiors are designed by Halfdan Pedersen and juxtapose raw concrete walls with warm leather furnishings.

Review: A mouth-watering adventure at Sumac

19 Sep Sumac, a new addition to the restaurant scene draws inspiration from the heady flavours of North Africa and Lebanon.

Björn Steinar, Gísli Matthías, Gísli Grímsson and interior designer Íris Ósk Laxdal.

One of Iceland's most touted chefs opens a stall at new food hall

10 Sep Joining the plethora of food stalls at the new and very popular Hlemmur Mathöll food hall in Reykjavik is Skál, a tiny restaurant owned by star chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson of the famous Slippurinn in the Westman Islands.

Mæsa and Theó at Stykkishólmur Slowly.

Is this Iceland's most charming coffee shop?

31 Aug Slowly is a micro-travel agency and coffee shop in Stykkishólmur in West Iceland. It's owned by friends María Jónasdóttir, known as Mæsa, and Theódóra Matthíasdóttir, known as Theó.

Guðný, Eggert, Manuel and Ragna enjoying a cup of Kombucha at Frú Lauga.

Icelandic Kombucha hits the market

23 Aug The ultimate new age hipster drink Kombucha is now becoming popular in Iceland, and there's even an Icelandic Kombucha called Kombucha Iceland.

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður.

Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

22 Aug Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers.

Hlemmur Mathöll is the new food hall at Hlemmur square, a former bus terminal.

Hlemmur food hall opens and it's a raving success

21 Aug Thousands of people visited the new Hlemmur mathöll food hall this weekend.

. 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.

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.

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