hot dogs


Icelanders are nearly fanatical about their hot dogs, and once you taste one, it’s easy to see why. The hot dogs are made mostly with lamb (and sometimes with a little pork) and traditionally topped with mustard, ketchup, fried onion, raw onion and remolaði, a mayonnaise-based sauce with sweet relish. And in a country known for being exorbitantly expensive, they […]

Icelandic Hot Dogs


For a small city, Reykjavik has a lot of dining options and, financial crisis or no, it seems that new ones continue to spring up while the best of the old favorites are kept in business by tourists and loyal locals. While it can be tough to stomach the thought of paying the high prices at some places, every visitor […]

Where to Eat in Reykjavik


Financial collapse. A belief in elves and a delicacy of rotten shark. Volcanic eruptions. Sure, these are all things you may have head about in association with Iceland. But I know what you what you really want to learn about….the Reykjavik rúntur. What’s the  rúntur? The word rúntur translates to “round tour” and that’s pretty much what it is – […]

The Reykjavik Runtur