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06 July, 2022

Food & Drink

Here you can taste tahini, horseradish and sumak. And oh, can you smell the freshly baked sourdough bread? We tell the best restaurants and cafes in Helsinki, share our favorite recipes and interview people who think food is not just fuel. 

Don’t touch my plate! Are Finns no good at sharing their food?

Finns have a reputation for being private people who value personal space and solitude. Though food sharing has always played a cultural role in Finland, it’s now finally making waves in the Helsinki dining scene.

In Restaurant Andrea everything is made for sharing
Mehmet Gürs' Restaurant Andrea serves anatolian flavours in downtown Helsinki

How chef superstar Mehmet Gürs came home to Helsinki

A lifetime of travelling has made Finnish-Turkish Mehmet Gürs the man he is today. Claiming to have no ties to any nationality, he prefers to appreciate the world’s immense variety of cultures and landscapes. This ethos is reflected in his food, too.

Environmentally friendly cocktails at Hotel St. George's Wintergarden Bar

Zero waste cocktails at Hotel St. George’s Wintergarden

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