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Stockholm Food Stories

In Stockholm, gastronomy intersects with design, fashion, music, gaming and technology – making it an ideal location for the most anticipated culinary competition of the year. The European finals of Bocuse d’Or, the world’s most prestigious cooking competition, took place in Stockholm in May 2014. Swedish chef Tommy Myllymäki won the finals and will represent Sweden in the world championships in Lyon in 2015.

In recent years the city of Stockholm has gained international attention and reputation as a place where chefs are reinventing their roots and food traditions, and are creating new. Stockholm is arguably where the new Swedish gastronomy got its start and where it continues to develop. 

Introducing the event

The creative climate in Stockholm was one of the reasons why GL Event chose Stockholm for the European finals. This is the official Bocuse d’Or Stockholm film, interviewing Mr. Florent Suplisson, Gastronomic Event Director and Mr. Mathias Dahlgren, Michelin Star chef in Stockholm as well as Honorary President of Bocuse d’Or.  

Stockholm for Foodies

A list of the gourmet restaurants, typical Swedish, food halls, food markets, quirky places, ecologic, cafés and coffee culture and places in the archipelago. Simply, a crash course for foodies.

Foodie News

Looking for the latest additions and new food districts. This is your guide to the latest foodie news from Stockholm.


Stockholm Food Stories

We hope our food stories will inspire you to discover Stockholm. Each article comes with resource link to high resolution images to use for free.

Ready Steady Breakfast Go!

Stockholmers have unique breakfast habits, a phenomenon worth experiencing either at your hotel or in the city. Beginning the day with a proper breakfast is also in line with today’s prevailing health trends. And breakfast meetings are the latest trend in Stockholm.

Career meets home cooking - balancing everyday life in Stockholm

How does the modern Stockholmer balance work, family and cooking? Here is our explanation for why Stockholm is top-ranked when it comes to both equality and quality of life.

Stockholm chefs reinventing their roots

Stockholm chefs travelled the world to discover their own heritage. Trend meets tradition in preparation methods and classic ingredients. The latest trend in Stockholm are niche restaurants specializing in classics.

Fika like a Stockholmer 

You could discribe it as a coffee break. But "fika" is so much more. Here is our guide through cakes, cinnamon buns and and the best places to visit in Stockholm.

The back-pockets of Stockholm cuisine

See you later, fine dining. Stockholm’s restaurants are focusing on fun dining. Try the budget back-pockets of the star chefs.

Thriving Breweries

The latest trend is all about Micro breweries. This is the story on how stockholmers are taking the classic drink to new heights.

Finding Bocuse d'Or in Stockholm

All Swedish Bocuse d'Or medalists have restaurants in Stockholm. Here, we'll guide you through the restaurants of the medalists and their stories.