Thanks to everyone who joined us for Taste of Iceland in Boston 2014! Click here to view a recap of the weekend’s events, and stay tuned to see what city Taste of Iceland will head to next!
Taste of Iceland is returning to Boston this March! The five-day event will celebrate Iceland’s food and music from March 14-18, giving Bostonians a taste of what life is like in Iceland.
Watch our ‘Taste of Iceland’ video on YouTube to see what the cultural event is all about, and follow our ‘Taste of Iceland’ Tumblr for updates and event recaps! Check us out on Facebook and Twitter too, and follow along with the #TasteofIceland hashtag. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.
Schedule of Events
Icelandic Menu at Rialto, March 14-18
Enjoy an authentic Icelandic meal at the legendary Rialto, located in the heart of Cambridge. Icelandic chef Hákon Már Örvarsson, winner of Bocuse d’Or and World Culinary Cup, will collaborate with Rialto chef Jody Adams, a James Beard Award winner and former Top Chef Masters competitor. Diners can enjoy a one-of-a-kind menu featuring fresh ingredients flown in from Iceland all weekend – foodies will not want to miss this!
WHEN: March 14-18, 2014
WHERE: Rialto Restaurant & Bar | One Bennett Street | Harvard Square
PRICE: $85 per person (not including beverages, tax or gratuity)
Reykjavik Calling Concert, March 15
Iceland Naturally’s FREE Reykjavik Calling concert returns to Beantown, celebrating the vibrant music of Iceland and Boston at The Middle East. Three talented Icelandic musicians will be paired with Boston-area musical acts for an energetic night of unique musical collaborations. Presented by WERS 88.9 FM, admission to the concert is on a first-come, first-served basis. 18+
WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014, Doors at 8 p.m. | Show at 9 p.m.
WHERE: The Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub | 472-480 Massachusetts Ave. | Cambridge
- Hermigervill (Iceland)
- The Love Experiment (Boston) & Retro Stefson (Iceland)
- Skinny Bones (Boston) & Sin Fang (Iceland)
Click here to listen to a playlist featuring music from all five Reykjavik Calling performers!
Reyka Vodka Craft Cocktail Class, March 16
A new event at Taste of Iceland in Boston, a special hands-on craft cocktail class will teach participants to make artfully assembled cocktails using Icelandic Reyka Vodka. Led by Liberty Hotel Mixologist Juan Carlos Perez, the class is free and attendance is limited to 50. 21+
WHEN: Sunday, March 16, 2014 | 4-6 PM
WHERE: The Liberty Hotel | 215 Charles Street | Boston
Icelandic Photography Reception, March 15
Join us on Saturday, March 15 from 5-7 PM at 555 Gallery for a reception and gallery featuring stunning photographs of the rocky cliffs of Hofsos, Iceland. Beloved Boston photographer Neal Rantoul will give a brief talk about his work from his one-month residency at the Baer Art Center in Hofsos. Click here to learn more.
WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014 | 5-7 PM
WHERE: 555 Gallery | 555 E 2nd Street, Unit 1 | Boston
Ride Free with Uber!
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Win A Prize By Finding Taste of Iceland’s #IcelandSecret!
We’ve hidden several Icelandic secrets throughout the weekend’s Taste of Iceland events and need your help in finding them! Keep your eyes peeled at Rialto, The Middle East and elsewhere around Boston to discover secrets about Iceland. Whenever you find a secret, share it via Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #IcelandSecret and #TasteofIceland – think of it as a digital scavenger hunt. At the end of the weekend, we’ll pick a secret sharer and send them an Icelandic prize pack! The more you share, the better your chances are of winning!
About Taste of Iceland
Taste of Iceland in Boston is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with Icelandair, Reyka Vodka, Blue Lagoon, Icelandic Glacial Water, Promote Iceland, Rialto Restaurant & Bar, The Middle East and WERS 88.9 FM. Click here to download the media kit and additional images.
About Iceland Naturally
Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the tourism, services, products and culture of Iceland. It represents the true essence of Iceland, its creativity and spectacular natural wonders. The group is comprised of Icelandair, Icelandic Group, Islandsbanki, Reyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Promote Iceland and the Government of Iceland.