The open-air markets of Helsinki, Finland bring a fun atmosphere to food shopping. Tourists and locals flock to the delicious sites for authentic food.
Linda Stenman-Langhof and Filip Langhof are the creative couple that run ASK, a small Scandinavian restaurant in Helsinki. Their concept is based on local produce, lots of vegetables plus a clear conscience.
Christmas classics like smoked ham and baked casseroles have long been popular in Finland, but recently new culinary traditions have developed.
Coffee culture has been elevated to a near art form in Helsinki and the most dedicated practitioners have a wealth of knowledge on the subject.
The Helsinki Food Culture Report covers the success stories and lessons learned from the previous year’s culinary events in the city.
Restaurateur Ilja Björs from Juuri is a barefoot Helsinkian with a creative blink in his eye. He is also one of the founding members of the Design District Helsinki and knows thearea better than most of the people.
Four times a year, anyone in Helsinki can be their own restauranteur as hundreds of popup restaurants appear throughout the city for this carnival-like event.
New Nordic Cuisine and an abundance of fresh Finnish produce have transformed Helsinki into a dynamic epicurean destination.