Category: Featured

Welcome (back) to my kitchen

This paper’s former Managing Editor, Christy Olsen Field, is now Taste of Norway editor Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Hei! I am delighted to introduce myself as the new Taste of Norway...

Under restaurant

Under: much more than a restaurant

The architecture of this boundary-pushing landmark matches its dramatic landscape Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Europe’s first underwater restaurant welcomed guests in Lindesnes, Norway, on March 20. Located at the southernmost point of...

Murder at Sons of Norway Lodge

Murder at Sons of Norway Lodge

Three mystery night plays tell entertaining tales of death, discord, and dysfunction Terje Birkedal Laguna Woods, Calif. In 2008, Mickey Andrew, then the vice president of Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge in Anchorage,...

Eat up, Camilla

Eat up, Camilla

fiction by Glynis Scrivens “It’s too late to put in an application for the job, Nora. Last Friday was the deadline,” Camilla said, flicking her newly blonded hair out of her eyes.  “But I...

“Here they can still tell stories”

Newly translated book of Sámi folktales makes wonderful—if sometimes eerie—reading Barbara Sjoholm Port Townsend, Wash. About 100 years ago, an adventurous young Danish artist decided to take a vacation in Lapland with her sister....

Kaja Bjørntvedt

The valleys that connect us

Piano album brings artists from across the Earth together to celebrate and support it Becky Billock Pittsburgh, Penn. Meet Kaja Bjørntvedt, the composer of the new commission “Sounds of a Fjord” that I’m including...

Rosenborg Ballklub

Eliteserien preview

Rosenborg favored to win fifth-straight league title in 2019 Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Norway’s soccer league, Eliteserien, starts March 30, and Rosenborg Ballklub is once again considered title favorites. Their fans almost demand...

Scandinavian design trends for 2019

What is Scandinavian design? Here’s a look at a few“typisk skandinavisk” styles Brian Keith Jacksonville, Fla. Scandinavian interior design has been a popular and influential part of design since the early 1900s. Unique design...

Is farmed salmon environmentally friendly?

Farmed v. wild salmon Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. In the first installment of this two-part article (“Farmed v. wild salmon: Is farmed salmon safe and healthy?” www.norwegianamerican.com/features/farmed-salmon-safe-healthy) we examined the practice of farming of...