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.

Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon chef at the Lebanesse inspired Sumac and ÓX, a tiny restaurant located at the back of Sumac.

Four Icelandic restaurants added to Michelin guide

22 Feb As we reported earlier this week Skál received a Bib Gourmand from Michelin whilst Dill lost their Michelin star. Four new restaurants have made the Michelin guide this year, Sumac, Óx, Nostra and Moss.

Chefs at Dill, one of Reykjavik's most touted restaurants.

Dill lose their Michelin star

19 Feb The much celebrated Dill restaurant in Reykjavik lost its Michelin star last night, a star they acquired last year, the first ever Icelandic restaurant to do so.

Gísli Matthías Auðunsson, chef at Skál and Slippurinn in the Westman Islands.

SKÁL receives a Bib Gourmand Michelin award

18 Feb Tiny restaurant Skál, situated at Hlemmur food hall in Reykjavik has just received a Bib Gourmand award from Michelin.

Sigurður Pálmi fékk lykilinn að Hallveigarstíg 1 í byrjun mánaðar.

Danish low-cost supermarket to open in central Reykjavik

17 Feb Entrepreneur Sigurður Pálmi Sigurbjörnsson is opening a new Danish supermarket, Super1 to replace the Bónus store formerly in Hallvegarstígur in downtown Reykjavik.

Restaurants participate in initiative for chldren's charity

15 Feb Tomorrow sees the launch of a project which 32 restaurants take part in, called Dining out with the children. Proceeds from sales go to Barnaheill to protect children from violence.


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