British pastry chef Craig Alibone fulfilled a lifelong dream last month by opening his very own patisserie in the northern city of Bodo. I recently visited Bodø but it was a few weeks before his store opened, so I was unable to sample any of Craig's incredible looking creations! However Craig took some time out of his hectic schedule to answer a … [Read more...]
Norwegian Food & Drink
A guide to food and drink in Norway, from traditional salted and dried dishes to modern restaurants.
A good friend of mine, Lo, asked me if I heard of Detroit Soup. Being the only American in our discussion group, I felt a bit sheepish to say, “No.” However, this wouldn’t last long. Lo wanted to start a chapter similar to Detroit Soup in Oslo and wanted me to get involved. So, that day, I began researching online and what I found was pretty … [Read more...]
Whether you are an expat looking for ways to expand your social circles or a local wanting an activity that includes trying something new, Socialcooking.no is the concept for you. This is a new option for socialising that was launched on the 19th of January in the Stavanger region and has been a success so far! How did I get involved? I first … [Read more...]
Are you looking for ways to meet new people in Stavanger and its region? Or are you interested in tasting different flavours, tired of going out to the same restaurants all the time or looking for a more personal experience when dining? EatinCommon is a concept of social dining available in the Stavanger region aimed to help you with all issues … [Read more...]
One of the first things I am often asked when people know I am Mexican is what I think about Norwegian tacos and Tacofredag. My response? "I prefer not to talk about it." Why? Well, let me first tell you about what I, as a northern-Mexican who has travelled the whole of Mexico and lived in Texas, understand as a Taco. What is a taco? Quite … [Read more...]