Silfurtunglið Restaurant and Bar (The Silver Moon) is really beautiful and well decorated restaurant in 60’s style with a modern twist and is located on Snorrabraut in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is decorated with photographs and items that relate to the history of the place from 1955 – 1975. The restaurant just opened again in the beginning of April after being closed for 37 years.
Located in Stokkseyri, Iceland, a small fishing village of roughly 600 inhabitants, the Fjöruborðið Restaurant was originally founded as a café in the late 80’s. Since its placement on the shore of the Atlantic ocean it drew its name “Við Fjöruborðið” which roughly translates to “At the seashore”.
Fjöruborðið was ran for about three years as a café at which time they started serving lobster from the lobster processing plant next door and gradually turning the café with homemade lobster soup and cakes into a successful restaurant that can seat up to 240 guests at a time.
Monk fish might not win the contest of being the best looking creature of the oceans but it certainly is the runner up for one of the tastiest ones. The meat is very dense and is there for well suited for grilling. If you haven’t tried Monk fish before you should try out this tasty healthy recipe.
If you have not tried mink whale, then you have a reason to do it now. This course is very simple and superbly tasty. Mink whale is similar to beef but has more of an ocean like taste to it and if handled correctly it is extremely tender and excellent for grilling. Just be careful not to over cook it as it will lose its tenderness.
The restaurant was opened in January 2011 and like its name suggest, specializes in Italian cuisine prepared from fresh Icelandic ingredients. Uno Cucina Italiana is located in the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland by a square named after one of the first settlers of Iceland Ingólfur Arnarson.
This Salmon Tartar is a colorful summery dish infused with a little southern flavor from mixing avocado and chili into the course. The Sunchoke purée also gives it uniqueness, both in flavor as well as in texture.