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DILL REIGNS SUPREME

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Madeleine T.: This is Grapevine’s annual best of, top of the pops issue. Now, I am not one for superlatives….

Welcome To The Neighbourhood

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The wind must be blowing just right, as we could have walked blindfolded down Skólavörðustígur to find Sjávargrillið. The smell…

“Why should I return for a soggy potluck and some frozen fries?”

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Since opening, I was apprehensive to do more than peek into the window of a downtown restaurant reduced to the…

“This establishment is truly a labour of love”

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Only a handful of cities around the world can boast wearing the Nepalese jewel in their culinary crown, and Reykjavík…

“Baby Wipes? What Baby Wipes?”

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A few weeks ago my partner and I began venturing on regular pram walks with our bouncing little bundle of…

“Breast feed with your right arm, slug down a cold one with the left”

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In 2009 and 2010 a record number of babies, nearly ten thousand (5.026 in 2009, 4.907 in 2010), were born…

“This working man’s Thai is served in befitting behemoth proportions”

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Night two of my weekend film festival: an older film from one of my favourite filmmakers, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Syndromes And…

Holy Basil, Ban Man!

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Time for another one of my own miniature weekend film festivals. No, not a weekend of Pedro Almodóvar films, nor…

Here’s To The Revolution!

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With revolt sweeping across the Middle East and Northern Africa, I have been singing the praise of revolution as of…

“It would be a pity for anyone to miss this”

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I must have walked by this place a hundred times since it opened on Lækjargata in September, learning of its…

“For the best burger west of Vatnajökull…”

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Since its television debut, Hamborgarafabrikkan has been all the rage in Reykjavík. With interminable waiting lists and queues out the…


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