Eating out – Stockholm

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Swedish Meatballs with Quick Pickled Cucumbers

I’m getting itchy feet again. It might be because it’s been a while between jaunts. I have a feeling I might need a little less conversation- and a little more packing. I’ve been chatting about our habit of folding ourselves into the back of planes a bit lately. Yet it was still a surprise and […]

Espresso Sosta- best coffee in Stockholm?

Espresso Sosta- best coffee in Stockholm?

We came to Stockholm in the hope of finding good coffee. Coffee and sandwiches. I blame Stieg Larsson. (There are no fewer than 92 separate mentions of coffee in the The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). I guess catching murderous misogynists is thirsty work. Our weekend in Stockholm was much less dramatic. First thing on […]

Ostermalms Saluhall and Swedish open sandwiches

Ostermalms Saluhall and Swedish open sandwiches

You cannot be someone who is keen on their food, go to Stockholm and not visit Ostermalms Saluhall.  Dating back to 1888, it sits somewhere between a market and a food court, and is up there with some of of the best in the world (nudging behind my beloved Borough and La Boqueria). Beneath the […]

Matbaren Stockholm- an accidental feast

Matbaren Stockholm- an accidental feast

This is the story of an accidental feast. We didn’t plan on having a blow out meal at Matbaren, in Stockholm. It just sort of happened. Matbaren translates to ‘the food bar’ in English. It’s the more casual sibling of Mathias Dahlgren’s eponymous restaurant in the Grand Hotel, Stockholm. We hadn’t made a booking, but […]