Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Three Things I Love About Iceland

Economy aside, Iceland has quite a few things going for them:

This rich, dense and natural skyr from Iceland (by way of a Manhattan kitchen) has a refreshingly natural taste. This is not your typical, "fruit on the bottom" or parfait-like yogurt. Skyr is serious but simple. Direct but satisfying. You can enjoy your skyr in 4 flavors: plain, blueberry, orange & ginger and pomegranate & passion fruit.

#2: Kisan Concept Store

At the recent opening of Kisan's New York store, I was delighted to find not just Icelandic products, but a line of carefully selected items from Scandinavia and beyond. Check out their selection of children's toys and 66°NORTH clothing.

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#3: "Saviour"

Erla Skuladottir's "Saviour" is a wonderful short about a young girl's search for independence set against the wilderness of Iceland. "Saviour" is the recipient of over 40 international awards. Erla's currently working on her first full length feature so watch out for this talented, up and coming director.

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