Category Nordic / Neo-Nordic

Scandinavian Kitchen in London

When you think of Scandinavian cuisine, how often do you think vegetarian?  I associate Scandinavian food with seafood and desserts.  I was pleasantly surprised to find a wide range of vegetarian salads and sandwiches when I stopped by Scandi(navian) Kitchen in Marylebone / Fitzrovia for lunch. ScandiKitchen sells groceries and freshly made gourmet Nordic food […]


Skál – Icelandic / New Nordic in NYC

Skál is a relatively new restaurant in NYC that has the feel of an Icelandic sea side cottage  – Owner Oli Bjorn Stephensen  is from Iceland. The food at Skál is made with Nordic techniques  – Chef Ben Spiegel previously was at Willows Inn on Lummi Island Washington, and then trained at Noma.  Does Skál (pronounced scowl ?) serve really authentic […]