Selected Cocktail Bars in Oslo

Selected Cocktail Bars in Oslo

The mixed drink, a wonderful American invention, steadily grows more popular all over the world. As with all great culinary achievements, skill in mixing...

New Nordic Kitchen

In 2004, six of Scandinavia’s finest chefs came together to devise the New Nordic Kitchen manifesto, emphasizing slow food, local organic produce and foraged...
Scandinavian Mackerel

Scandinavian Mackerel

Scomber scombrus: Mackerel live in the deep seas in winter, but come to the shores in great numbers in May, and again in August....
Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Fishing and champagne? Yes, at Vassdalsvik Sea Lodge in Northern Norway you’re invited to enjoy fishing combined with “la dolce vita”. Helén Lindqvist from Vassdalsvik...
Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

Best Scandinavian Gourmet Restaurants 2017

30 restaurants in several gastronomical price categories was announced during a gala held in Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast last month, arranged by White...
Oslo's Restaurant King

Oslo’s Restaurant King

For more than 25 years as a nightlife entrepreneur in Oslo, Nevzat Arikan has been a key player in the gentrification of dilapidated downtown...
Food and Drink in Norway

Food and Drink in Norway

Norway’s long varied coastline provides ample opportunities for harvesting both “wild” and farm-raised fish. The slow ripening process of everything that grows during the...

Scandinavian Smørrebrød and Smörgåsbord

Danish smørrebrød (open sandwiches) eaten daily with cutlery are miniature works of art with a near-infinite choice of toppings. Lined up in café windows,...

Scandinavian Herring

Clupea harengus: Herrings are the backbone of Scandinavian fish cookery, and are not endangered at the moment, even if some strains, as in the...
Sushi in Oslo

Sushi in Oslo

Do you like Salmon sushi and sashimi? Then you should thank the Norwegians, who not only dreamt up the dish but also got the...

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