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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.

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.

This dead little fellow was found in a salad by a rather surprised customer.

Man finds dead rodent in salad at Reykjavik restaurant

19 Sep A man who ordered a salad this weekend at a restaurant in Reykjavik was surprised to find a dead rodent in his meal.

. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason.

Icelandic chef's Michelin star restaurant in NY flooded

31 Mar Restaurant Agern in New York, run by Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, is closed for an uncertain amount of time due to water damages. The restaurant serves New Nordic cuisine and holds one Michelin star.

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