Author: Jennifer Fergesen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

The Unlikely Success Of Matstofan: The “Filipino Taste” In Borgarnes


The oldest Filipino restaurant in Iceland does not have a Filipino name. The sign outside says “Matstofan,” but locals will…

Oh, To Be A Bird! Local History Becomes Art At Safnahús Borgarfjarðar


From outside the blocky building it shares with the local library, Safnahús Borgarfjarðar passes as the kind of low-tech local…

Memoirs Of A Spring Breaker, Or How To Catch Feelings For Reykjavík


Spring has come to Reykjavík, and with it spring breakers: a seasonal phenomenon as invasive as lupine and ineluctable as…