NORTH Festival

NORTH is the first ever Nordic Food Festival to be held in New York City. At NORTH, you will have the chance to taste the food from some of the most famous Nordic chefs, learn how to cook Nordic specialities and be inspired by master classes featuring the best of what the Nordic region has to offer.

What’s Next With Nordic Cuisine?

We have all tasted or been influenced by the strong Nordic trend in food and design. Is it just a passing fad? Let’s see where the Nordic movement is headed next.

Scandic To Go: Mobile Hotel Room Comes to NYC

Stockholm’s Haymarket Square is coming to New York City along with Scandic’s mobile hotel for NORTH Festival for a taste of luxury accommodation and a look at a Nordic food market.

Become a Chocolate Truffle Pro

Calling all chocolate lovers! Once you master the basics of chocolate you are on your way to being able to create the bittersweet confection whenever you please. Learn how to make beautiful chocolates with FIKA’s Master Chocolatier, Håkan Mårtensson.


Danish Sunday Supper at NORTH Festival

Denmark comes to NYC with Masterchef winner Timm Vladimir. Celebrating a traditional European Sunday evening dinner, Chef Timm will recreate the Danish experience with new spins on favorite dishes.

10 Inspiring Nordic Cookbooks

Dive into New Nordic cooking philosophy with interesting books featuring foraging, local ingredients and authentic dishes. Whether they inspired you to experiment in the kitchen or travel, these books are some of our favorite culinary reads from Scandinavia.


Gothenburg: An Edible City

Michelin stars, top-class seafood, innovative chefs and a vivid agricultural landscape are great reasons why foodies love Gothenburg.

Lobster Fishing in Smögen

Smögen has a history of fishermen have been using the harbor since the 16th century. Take part in a lobster safari of fine cuisine or putter in the shops.

Exploring the Cuisine of Gothenburg and West Sweden

The provinces that make up West Sweden are Bohuslän, Dalsland and Västergötland and all three have their own distinct, regional culinary traditions. What unites them is high-quality, natural ingredients.

Finnish Food Forever

Food from Finland is pure and simple – in the sea and in the archipelago, as well as deep in the forests. Join in and explore the best Finland has to offer.

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Lobster Fishing in West Sweden

Lobster fishing is an exciting an unique way to experience Smögen and the waters off the west coast of Sweden.

ASK Restaurant and Helsinki's Food Scene

ASK Restaurant and Helsinki’s Food Scene

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.

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Lobster Fishing in Resö

The community on the island of Resö off the West coast of Sweden comes alive…

Up All Night: Vodka Cocktail

Up All Night: Vodka Cocktail

Reyka, Iceland’s first ever preciously small-batched vodka, is truly a product of its environment, with a distillery process involving glacial spring water, lava rocks, and geothermal energy from nearby hot springs

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Sweden’s Food and Dining Scene

Sweden’s West Coast boasts some of the best seafood in the world from lobsters to oysters, and of course, plenty of fish.

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Coffee and Cafes in Helsinki, Finland

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 White Gold of Norway?!

Get to know your fish! Find out which fish the Norwegians have named their – White Gold – and get a recipe with The White Gold of Norway.