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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.

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.

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.

Brew Dog bar and brewery opens in Reykjavik on Friday

20 Sep Scottish craft beer company Brew Dog is opening a bar in Hverfisgata, Reykjavik tomorrow, Friday.

Chido offers soft tacos, burritos, nachos and more.

New Mexican restaurant opens in West Reykjavik

17 Sep Another idea to the increasing flora in Mexican restaurants of Reykjavik opened on the weekend. Chido Mexican grill has opened in Vesturbær, the western part of Reykjavík.

Afternoon delights at Apótek restaurant.

A touch of London in Reykjavik: Afternoon tea at Apótek

10 Sep The elegant Apótek restaurant in the city centre of Reykjavik now offers a traditional British afternoon tea.

Accomplished actor Þröstur Leó shows another side to himself when he takes over the kitchen at Hlemmur Square.

Hlemmur Square presents actor Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson as guest chef and a new series of cultural events

7 Sep Famous Icelandic stage and film actor Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson will take over the role of chef at the restaurant at Hlemmur Square hotel for the next four weeks of September. He will present home-style cooking using seasonal Icelandic ingredients. Hlemmur Square also announces a series of cultural events taking place in the evenings this September.

Mount Kirkjufell can be seen right by the restaurant.

Gourmet dining in Grundarfjörður, West Iceland

8 Aug The small town of Grundarfjörður, perched on the northern side of the Snæfellsnes peninsula now boasts of a fine dining restaurant with a wonderful view.

Ólafur Elíasson og Victoria Elíasdóttir munu taka yfir Marshallhúsið í þrjá mánuði.

Chef Victoria Eliasdóttir and artist Olafur Eliasson take over kitchen at Marshall House

3 Aug On August 11th, chef Victoria Eliasdóttir and her brother, artist Olafur Eliasson, will open a culinary space in Reykjavik, hosted by the Marshall Restaurant + Bar. Running for almost three months, the temporary restaurant will serve lunch and dinner, inspired by the atmosphere of the Studio Olafur Eliasson (SOE) Kitchen in Berlin.

The view from Bragginn bistro.

A new restaurant opens at Nauthólsvík geothermal beach in Reykjavik

21 Jun A new restaurant has opened up in an old army barracks in Nauthólsvík and is fittingly called Bragginn.

WIld chef Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.

Books: Taste of Iceland chosen best in the world

13 Jun The all Icelandic cookbook, Taste of Iceland, has been chosen best in the world by the prestigious Gourmand cookbook award. The book is written by Icelandic "wild chef" Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.

Herborg Svana Hjelm ásamt forustusauði.

Grandi Mathöll: Fjárhúsið

13 Jun The new food halls at Grandi Mathöll offers one very Icelandic food stall: Fjárhúsið, which means the sheep barn and specialises in Icelandic lamb.

Nori and Asaki fed each other skyr at their Japan wedding.

Japanese couple get engaged at Blue Lagoon and offer skyr at their wedding

13 Jun Couple Nori and Asaki from Japan were so thrilled with the skyr they tried whilst on holiday in Iceland, where they got engaged, that they had Ísey skyr imported to their wedding.

Respected stage and film actor Þröstur Leó is also an experienced sailor and a passionate amateur cook.

Famous Icelandic actor becomes chef at Hlemmur Square in Reykjavik

4 Jun Famous Icelandic stage and film actor Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson will take over the role of chef at the restaurant at Hlemmur Square hotel in Reykjavik Tuesday June 5th for a period of two weeks.

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