Oysters caused food poisoning for many at restaurant Skelfisksmarkaðurinn.

Icelandic oysters cause food poisoning at top notch restaurant

28 Nov Infected Icelandic oysters caused food poisoning for 48 individuals at Skelfisksmarkaðurinn, a relatively new restaurant owned by succcessful tv chef and restaurant owner Hrefna Sætran. Icelandic oysters are a novelty in Iceland.

Turkey with all the trimmings at Haust restaurant.

A Magical American Christmas buffet in Reykjavik

27 Nov Haust offers a wonderful American style Christmas buffet for the whole family this December.

The Icelandic chef's team

Icelandic culinary team wins gold medal

26 Nov The Icelandic team of chefs won a gold medal at the Expogast Villeroy and Boch Culinary Cup yesterday, a contest which takes place every four years in Luxembourg.

Turkey and stuffing at Háma, the canteen at the University of Iceland.

Thanksgiving meal in Reykjavik for 800 people

22 Nov Today a gigantic Thanksgiving meal was offered at Háma, the canteen at the University of Iceland where food for 800 people was prepared. One hundred and fifty kilos of turkey were up for grabs with forty kilos of stuffing, fifty litres of sauce and a whole load of sweet potatoes and other accompaniments.

The cover photo is a collaboration between photographer Saga Sig and chef Kjartan Óli.

Stunning annual magazine on Icelandic food is out

21 Nov Annual magazine FÆÐA/FOOD for 2018 is out and as usual, it's full of interviews, photo essays, recipes and articles about Icelandic food culture.

Georg Arnar Halldórsson, Snædís Xyza Jónsdóttir Ocampo, Mrs Eliza Reid, Kara Guðmundsdóttir and Hafliði Halldórsson.

First Lady to accompany Icelandic National Culinary Team to Luxembourg

19 Nov The Icelandic National Culinary team will be competing at the Expogast Villeroy and Boch Culinary Cup which takes place every four years in Luxembourg. First Lady Eliza Reid will be accompanying the team who are determined to do even better than four years ago.

The Ísey skyr with a layer of peach hit the spot.

Icelandic skyr wins best skyr competition

16 Nov The Icelandic Ísey skyr from dairy company MS won the skyr class at the International Food Contest in Herning Denmark that took place 13th-15th of November. Ísey skyr competed against and beat manufacturers such as Arla and Løgismose.

New products by Nói Siríus.

New Icelandic Christmas sweets on the market

12 Nov Fans of Icelandic sweets can rejoice this season as there are lots of new Christmas sweets hitting the market. Peppermint seems to be the flavour of the month.

Icelandic beer producers have been busy perfecting their own Christmas beers.

Sixty types of Icelandic Christmas beers on the market this year

30 Oct Sale of Icelandic Christmas beer and other Christmas beverages starts on November 15th.

Cheese „pop-up“shop at Hlemmur food hall

25 Oct October is a special month for cheese this year and has received the nickname of Ostóber. (Ostur in Icelandic means cheese). As part of Ostóber there will be a cheese pop-up at Hlemmur Mathöll involving lots of cheesy dishes and cheese tasting.

Champagne at Rok.

The best Happy Hours in Reykjavik

17 Oct 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.

Flatey pizza open second branch in Hlemmur Mathöll

16 Oct Pizzeria Flatey are opening a second branch inside the Hlemmur Mathöll food hall at Hlemmur.

Ragnheiður Axel and Liljar Már who have formed brewery Og natura. Here they are at Skúli Craft bar during the presentation of their products, a blueberry beer and a crowberry wine.

Launch of Icelandic blueberry beer and crowberry wine

8 Oct Ragnheiður Axel and Liljar Már Þorbjörnsson have founded an Icelandic brewery whose aim is to make use of underutilized Icelandic ingredients such as crowberries and blueberries. Their first two products, a blueberry beer and a crowberry wine were presented last Thursday at Skúli Craft Bar.

Sigurður Ágústsson opnar veitingastaðinn Krisp á næstu dögum.

One of Iceland's top chefs opens restaurant in Selfoss

5 Oct Former member of the Icelandic culinary team is opening a new restaurant in Selfoss, South Iceland, called Krisp.

Dumplings at Fine, a Chinese restaurant on Rauðarárstígur.

Eating out: Hlemmur, the Asian food quarter of Reykjavik

3 Oct Hlemmur, the former bus central of Reykjavik and surrounding areas have become a hub for great Asian food in the city. Here's a look at our favourite places in the area.


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