Chowhound Features: "In the Season of the Northern Lights, Northern Food"

Chowhound Features: "In the Season of the Northern Lights, Northern Food"

In late September, when night deepens, the Northern Lights reappear in the skies over the Arctic, polychromatic waves of light dancing through the coldest months of the year. Similarly, Nordic cuisine shines bright in the long, dark winter: cod, fresh and wild from the cold waters of the North Atlantic; salmon from the glacial-fed rivers, some now slowly freezing in place; cloudberries, soft, juicy and tart. The cuisine of the north blossoms in the harshest of climes.

Closer to home, in New York’s Grand Central Terminal, is Agern, a calm oasis of Nordic food and drink helmed by Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason of Dill in Reykjavík.

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A Tribute to Dorothy Cann Hamilton

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