July 16, 2015
Taste of Helsinki TOP 4 dishes premium
The most delicious and awaited festival among food lovers started 11.6. in Helsinki, at Kansalaispuisto, which is located near the Museum of Modern Art Kiasma and the Music Centre. Most of the restaurants that participated in the event can be found year-round in Helsinki, so if this blog post inspires you to get to know […]
May 29, 2015
Hurry up! Last weekend of Art Menu: Ateneum + Salve premium
Photographer Ismo Hölttö’s (born 1940) exhibition at Finnish National Gallery Ateneum showcases locals of Helsinki in their own living environments in the 60s. As a goldsmith, Hölttö photographed his home town Helsinki whenever he could: buildings, courtyards and street views. At the same time, you can enjoy the Ismo Hölttö themed Art Menu at legendary restaurant […]
May 15, 2015
3 reasons to visit restaurant Michel premium
You probably remember my earlier blog post about restaurant König. Now the restaurant has undergone a comprehensive renovation and has a fresh outlook. The wonderfully central location, the stunning facade, ruggedly beautiful statues, location of the kitchen and the staircase – they have remained the same, but otherwise you won’t recognize the place. The dark colors […]
April 20, 2015
8 (beer) reasons to visit Taivaanranta craft beer restaurant premium
According to many, Helsinki tastes like salty licorice, coffee and chocolate. Other characteristic flavors of Helsinki can be found in this earlier blog post. When I think about what drink to combine with food in Helsinki, I instantly think about beer because it goes with all kinds of foods thanks to the fact that Helsinki […]
March 24, 2015
Restaurant Meripaviljonki offers you a panoramic view of Helsinki premium
This spring introduces an exciting addition to Helsinki’s restaurant supply as Eläintarhanlahti Bay receives Meripaviljonki, an unseen architectural masterpiece. The floating panoramic restaurant’s construction phase is now finished, and the pavillion is already visible by the bay. Located in the green heart of the city, the year round Meripaviljonki will be opened on April 8 2015. […]
November 21, 2014
Svenska Klubben & Kruna premium
Close by to the beautiful Liisanpuistikko Park and popular Military Museum stands a manor-like building on Kruununhaka’s Maurinkatu. I was bold enough to enter, and was transported back to Helsinki in the beginning of the 20th century. Later I also got to peek into Svenska Klubben‘s (direct translation: Swedish club) neighbor – newly-opened Kruna (Kruna is a common nickname for […]
November 18, 2014
3 x traditional Finnish restaurant premium
As the restaurant scene of Helsinki keeps on evolving, it is sometimes nice to go “back to the basics”, so to say. There are some classic restaurants, or taverns if you wish, with a long history in Helsinki which enjoy a reputation of a traditional Finnish restaurant, just like the ones in Aki Kaurismäki’s movies. These restaurants offer a […]
September 18, 2014
The Restaurant Day in summery Helsinki premium
Restaurant Day was held on Sunday 17th August for the fourteenth time —originating in Helsinki, the concept has become something of a global event. The heart of Helsinki witnessed a numerous population tasting flavours originating from different corners of the world. Especially the Old Church Park and the Esplanadi were packed full with pop-up restaurants […]
February 11, 2014
Combine Finnish flavors to your shopping spree at restaurant König premium
Updated 22.5.2015: Restaurant König is closed, and restaurant Michel has opened in April 2015 in its place. On a regular Thursday evening, Mikonkatu is teeming with shoppers. If you’re lucky, you still might find some sales in town, and it’s a well-known fact that every shopper needs a nice place to dine while exploring the city’s […]
September 26, 2013
Shop and have a good time in Design District premium
How would you like a shopping tour which is specially designed for men? Or a nice Sunday stroll thru creative galleries and enjoying a cup of coffee? Design District Helsinki has created tailored walking routes that offer design enthusiasts a great way to discover the best of Helsinki’s design cluster. New living room Whether you like […]
November 29, 2012
Helsinki’s best food actors selected 1/2 premium
Finland’s leading newspaper Helsingin Sanomat has selected Helsinki’s best restaurant In the beginning of November Helsingin Sanomat’s Nyt supplement named this year’s best restaurateurs in a six-page-article. The choice of the best restaurant was based on the opinions of Nyt’s food critics. The aim with the selection was to name a restaurant from which one […]