27 Percent of Icelanders Are Obese

27 Feb Overeaters Anonymous (OA) has been operating in Iceland for 40 years.

From Hlíðarfjall ski area, Akureyri.

Will Alcohol Be Served at Akureyri’s Ski Resort?

22 Jan Being able to have a drink would enhance the experience of those who visit Akureyri’s Hlíðarfjall ski area, states restaurateur Sölvi Antonsson.

Þorri foods.

Ram Testicles and Shark Likely to Be Enjoyed at Home

13 Jan Þorri, the fourth winter month of the old Icelandic calendar, begins January 21.

A royal-looking bottle.

Four Bottles Sold of Louis XIII Cognac

17 Nov So far this year, four bottles have been sold of the most expensive liquor available at Vínbúðin liquor stores in Iceland.

Flying Food: Prize for Drone Delivery

7 Oct The online home delivery service Aha.is was yesterday awarded the SA Confederation of Icelandic Enterprise prize for the environmental initiative of the year.

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 2021 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 2021 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


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