Restaurant Lasipalatsi has taken the influence of social media seriously. As a proof of this, it organized as one of the first restaurants in Helsinki a food blog evening where it gathered bloggers of nine blogs together in the setting of the restaurant. Together the food lovers had a possibility to familiarize themselves with this [...]
The 20-year-old world heritage site celebrates its anniversary with “Spirit of Suomenlinna”, the residents’ festival!
When a UNESCO world heritage site turns 20 years old, the result is a three-day-long festival! During the event Väkevä Viapori (21–23.10.2011) there will be speeches, exhibitions, wide screen and cartoon presentations, guided tours, song performances, sausage sale in stalls, donuts made in the military canteen, church music, coffee with cake, tours of Suomenlinna meeting and conference [...]
The corner of Erottaja and Bulevardi, also known as the Rake corner, consists of two buildings that were built in 1882 as a German girls’ school. The first restaurant in the building was opened in 1913 when Mrs Svea Tilgman open a high class restaurant called Gradin. After many changes of ownership and the Prohibition [...]
Enjoy culture as a side dish to your meal – a photo exhibition in a modern Scandinavian restaurant in the heart of the city!
Until the end of October one can enjoy a piece of Finland on a plate in the modern Scandinavian restaurant called König Helsinki, where harvest weeks (Sadonkorjuu-viikot) are celebrated between the 26th of September and the 22nd of October. During these theme weeks it is possible to try game dishes with autumnal treats like hare, [...]
Chef Joni Törmänen, who has created a long career in European top kitchens, is opening a pop up restaurant for five evenings and one brunch in the Adamas hall, in the former legendary cinema. A vegetarian dinner is served in this pop up restaurant the 1st-5th of November. Interconnected with the brunch on Sunday the [...]
Palace Kämp’s Kämp Brasserie is a part of the classical elegance of central Hel-sinki. The international atmosphere sets the mood and Kämp Brasserie suits everybody who fancy a luxurious, while at the same time relaxed, setting for eating, lunch, cappuccinos, martinis – alone, in company or private one-to-one dinners for two: whenever, however, with whomever. [...]
An urban utopian world will open to the public as the renewed shopping center Kluuvi where the 50’s meet the future in a new modern meeting place!
The shopping center Kluuvi, which has been built during several different eras reopens as a modern meeting place on this Friday, on the 14th of October 2011. The oldest part of Kluuvi is the facade opposite to the underground tunnel on Yliopistonkatu, which dates back to the 19th century. In all, the shopping center has [...]
Finnish audience is for the first time this fall given an outsider’s perspective to the works of Finland’s national artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela in a new exhibition at the Helsinki Art Museum Tennis Palace. Coming about as collaboration between three museums the exhibition “Akseli Gallen-Kallela – European master” introduces central works of the artist from the years 1884-1910. The [...]
The We Are Group is a Helsinkian company founded by two Helsinkians, Matti Sarkkinen and Anders Westerholm. For the moment, the company is focused on the publishing, restaurant and wine sector. Sushibar and Sushibar + wine represent the affiliate of the We Are Group. These restaurants’ basic idea is to serve quality sushi with some [...]