Delicious plant-based food made with love.

Feel like home at Mama Reykjavík

26 Jul When travelling and living off snacks from gas stations it is not unusual to start craving for a home-cooked meal in a friendly atmosphere

Friend of Iceland Gordon Ramsay.

Gordon Ramsay in Iceland

9 Jul British chef, TV celebrity and Friend of Iceland (a title Icelanders give to anyone who speaks well of our country) Gordon Ramsay is in Iceland.

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Kristján Þór Júlíusson.

Icelandic Food Production Provides Plenty of Protein

12 Feb Icelandic food production has grown in recent years, supplying Icelanders with most of the food they need, especially when it comes to protein.

Vínbúðin Liquor Stores Report Record Sales

5 Jan Vínbúðin liquor stores, the sole retail vendor of alcohol in Iceland, report record sales in 2020.

The packaging is colorful.

Sweet Tidings from Icelandic Chocolate Factory

22 Sep 2020 Icelandic chocolate manufacturer Omnom has sweet tidings to report, following coverage on Netflix.

Egill Ólafsson, in the role of Father Fishmas.

Wishing You a Merry Fishmas: Video

3 Sep 2020 “The holiday season is underway, and it’s a very special holiday here in Iceland. We call it Fishmas.”

Gunnar Karl Gíslason, owner of Dill restaurant.

Dill Restaurant Open Once a Week

3 Jun 2020 Dill restaurant, Reykjavík - the first Icelandic restaurant to earn a Michelin star - has seen business drop substantially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Robotic Bar in Reykjavík

2 May 2020 One of the world’s most futuristic robotic bars opened at Hafnartorg in Reykjavík last weekend.

From last year's Food and Fun Festival.

Food and Fun Festival Fast Approaching

1 Feb 2020 The Food and Fun Festival will be held at restaurants in Reykjavík for the 19th time March 4-8.

Enjoying ice cream for Christmas.

Hot Dogs and Ice Cream for Christmas

28 Dec 2019 Hot dog stands, ice cream parlors and cafés in Reykjavík were busy over Christmas

Koichi Hirano and Watari Takano.

Puffins’ Pylsur Popular in Tokyo

14 Sep 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 One of the most popular snacks in Iceland is dried fish.


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