A Swedish Crayfish Party Is a Spectacle of Shellfish and Savagery
Sooner or later, every crayfish party turns into a macabre spectacle of boozed-up beasts in silly hats, brutalizing an inferior species.
This Remote Swedish Restaurant Makes a Mean Deep-Fried Moose Muzzle
Hävvi i Glen, a restaurant in Jämtland, Sweden, specializes in the food of the indigenous Sami people, focusing on reindeer, moose, mountain fish, and foraged herbs and berries.
Sweden’s Insane, Mashed Potato- and Shrimp-Salad-Covered Hot Dogs Might Be the Ultimate Guilty Pleasure
Few countries can match Sweden’s level of enthusiasm for this ultra-processed protein, where hot dogs are routinely slathered with mayonnaise, mashed potatoes, fried onions, raw onions, and shrimp salad with more mayonnaise, just for good measure.
This Seafood-Stuffed 'Sandwich Cake' Perfectly Encapsulates Sweden
Sweden's smörgåstårta—a "sandwich cake" stuffed with cream cheese, butter, mayonnaise, sour cream, and crab— might render you comatose, helpless, and mortally constipated.
This Nordic Food Bible Took Three Years and Seven Countries to Write
Between running one of the world’s best restaurants and championing hyperlocal ingredients, Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson has produced a cookbook that is, in itself, a sort of foraged feast—gathering recipes from across the Nordic region.
A Rotten Fish Party Sent Stockholm into a Panic
Rescue services in Stockholm were called to the scene of what residents thought was a potentially explosive gas leak—but it turned out to be the funky delicacy known as surströmming.