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The Icelandic food and veterinary authority (MAST) in Iceland recently discovered that there was no meat in meat-pies from the Icelandic food company Gaedakokkar. They also found that labeling of Icelandic food products was not satisfactory in many cases. 

Argentina Steakhouse is popular restaurant downtown Reykjavik. The restaurant was founded in 1989 and was selected restaurant of the year in 2000 the same year that Reykjavík was named one of the nine European cities of culture.

Restaurant Fish Market uses Iceland’s freshest ingredients to prepare original fish, meat and sweet dishes with a modern twist. TThe restaurant buy's directly from the country’s farmers and fishermen to guarantee the sustainability and quality of the dishes.

The Seafood Grill is a restaurant located at Skólavörðustígur steet, a street in the heart of Reykjavík that is full of art galleries is the perfect location for a seafood grill where culinary art is not just fancy words but a fact. A feast for the eyes as well as the other senses. 

Sunday, 20 January 2013 21:35

Healthy hamburger recipe

This is a healthy version of a hamburger with no bread and sweet potatoes instead of normal french fries. Here, sweet potatoes are also used instead of hamburger bread and the hamburger sauce is guacamole. This is a great way to spice things up and a delicious meal that you shouldn´t feel guilty about eating.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 17:52

Increase in fruit and vegetable supply

Supply of fruits decreased in 2009 and 2010, but increased this year. Last year, 2012, we had 61 kg (134 lbs.) of fruits per capita. The sugar supply did not change much between years and was just over 45 kg (99 lbs.) per capita.

Welcome to Iceland's little house of food. For twelve days in March 2012, tourists in Iceland were invited to dinner at a traveling kitchen - Iceland´s little house of food. The small house is on wheels and traveled through Iceland for a few weeks and tourists experienced the best food that Iceland has to offer. 

Sunday, 10 February 2013 16:56

Ben Stiller wanted Solla as Private Chef

Sólveig Eiríksdóttir, better known as Solla in Gló or just Solla, is considered among the best raw food chefs in the world. She cooks for Hollywood stars, plays with her grandchild and works on her gardening. She has for example received awards at the Best of Raw contest and was voted 'Favorite Raw Gourmet Chef' and 'Favorite Raw Simple Chef'.

Saturday, 13 April 2013 12:44

The World's Best Burgers in Iceland

One of the world's best burger joints is in Iceland according to the website departures.com. Hamborgarafabrikkan (The hamburger factory) is on a list where the 11 best burger joints worldwide are announced. On the website they say that Hamborgarafabrikkan is known for the clever names of its burgers and for how delicious they taste.

Friday, 19 April 2013 18:38

The most popular beers in Iceland

Beer drinking has been legal in Iceland since 1989. Many Icelanders love drinking beer and many new Icelandic brands have been created in the last few years.

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