Koichi Hirano and Watari Takano.

Puffins’ Pylsur Popular in Tokyo

14 Sep When two 19-year-old Japanese friends with a limited budget visited Iceland in 2004, they were delighted to discover a food stand selling pylsur – Icelandic hot-dogs.

Will Meat Be off the Reykjavík Menu?

27 Aug Cafeterias in Reykjavík need to offer less meat on their menu in order to reduce their carbon footprint, if Iceland is to become carbon neutral by 2040.

From a café in downtown Reykjavík.

Dill Closes and Other Restaurants Open

8 Aug Dill, the only Icelandic restaurant to have earned a Michelin star, has closed.

The lot has been painted in bright colors.

Food Market and More by Reykjavík Harbor

6 Jul A colorful food market and recreational area are being installed on Miðbakki wharf, by Reykjavík Harbor.

Attending to the fish.

How Dried Fish is Made

12 Jun One of the most popular snacks in Iceland is dried fish.

Drinking fountain in downtown Reykjavík.

Quality Water for Free

6 Jun The Reykjavík City council has announced that drinking fountains have been installed throughout the city.

Bar owner, dance instructor and photographer George Leite, in an ad for Promote Iceland.

Icelandic Tap Water: Free Luxury

3 Jun A new campaign by Inspired by Iceland encourages tourists in Iceland to drink tap water instead of bottled water in an effort to cut down plastic use.

It is unclear whether the pigs in the picture are society pigs or pigs of happiness.

Fighting Climate Change with Pigs

19 May Pigs are the latest weapon residents of Borgarfjörður eystri, the East Fjords, Iceland, have chosen to use in their fight against climate change.

From a food market.

Food Market Planned in Laugardalur

4 May Reykjavík City officials aim to set up a food market in Laugardalur for July.

Good Good in top place on Amazon.

Icelandic Jam Best-Seller on Amazon

26 Apr The Icelandic food production company Good Good recently made it to the top of Amazon’s list of best-selling jams, jellies and preserves.

The beautiful restaurant offers tasty food and stunning views over the volcanic horizon.

The cutting edge of New Nordic cuisine

31 Mar Moss, innovative restaurant at the newly opened Retreat Hotel at the Blue Lagoon, has been getting the positive attention it deserves.

Gísli Matthías Auðunsson is one of Iceland's star chefs.

Icelandic chef Gísli Matthías makes contract with Phaidon

30 Mar Icelandic chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson, famous for his restaurants Slippurinn in the Westman Islands and Skál at Hlemmur Mathöll in Reykjavik, has signed a contract with Phaidon for a new book.

A new food hall, Höfði Mathöll has opened its doors

23 Mar A new food hall, Höfði Mathöll has opened in Reykjavik, in the Höfði district. This is the third food hall to open in the space of three years in the city.

Winning chef enchanted by Icelandic products

4 Mar Italian chef Nicola Fanetti won the best chef award at this year's Food and Fun festival in Reykjavik. Fanetti was guest chef at Italian eatery Essensia on Hverfisgata.

It's beer anniversary night in Iceland!

1 Mar Today, March 1st, Icelanders celebrate the anniversary of beer. Why? Well, because until March 1st 1989 beer was banned in Iceland.


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