Get Outta Town: A Guide To Dining Outside Of Reykjavík

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It used to be the case that good restaurants, after leaving the confines of Reykjavík, were pretty slim pickings. These…

Restaurant Review: At Íslenski Barinn, Retro Confusion

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Íslenski Barinn was established shortly that famous economic collapse of 2008, the founders citing it—along with the subsequent wave of…

Food Review: West Side Story

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One of the dangers of living in Reykjavík is that you quickly adapt to the local concept of time and…

Gandhi: A Keralan Kiss Amiss

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The popularity of Indian food is a wonderful contradiction. Everyone seems to love it, however, few seem to really know…

Dill: An Icelandic Epicurean Epiphany

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Just when I was convinced that the traditional food culture in Iceland was at risk of dying out, an establishment…

Nauthóll: Skyr-Smjör And Summer Sorbet

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Nauthóll Bistro is considered one of Reykjavík’s best-kept secrets. I have been living in Iceland for a while now and…

Restaurant Review: Teni – An African Affair to Remember

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I was an Ethiopian food virgin until Teni. Reykjavík may boast of many restaurants serving authentic regional cuisine but true…

Review: ‘Scarcity In Excess: The Built Environment And The Economic Crisis In Iceland’

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Ever since the year 2008, the word “kreppa” (crisis) has been among the most-used by Icelanders, a part of daily…

Restaurant Review: Austur-Indíafjelagið—Trip To India In A Thali

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Any place that truly considers itself cosmopolitan today boasts a rich landscape of dining options. It is a testament to…

Smurstöðin- A Fancy Cafeteria, With Lots Of Potential

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Smørrebrød, a Danish tradition, has its roots in necessity and modesty. However, the open-faced sandwiches of today are a far…