For the first time, Eater heads to Helsinki, Finland, to check in on 11 drinking and dining destinations that have been garnering some serious buzz. And for this initial installation, Helsinki-based writer Ilkka Siren has kindly offered up his picks for the hottest restaurants of the past 12 months.
Fish, like perch, herring, and vendace, is a staple in the Finnish capital and appears on the menus at a highly anticipated Nordic fine dining restaurant (Chapter), a casual wine bar (Wino), and an updated take on a seaside inn (Hieta). But Helsinki locals are also clamoring for Neapolitan pizza (Pizzeria Via Tribunali), grilled ham-and-cheese sandwiches (Levain), and cheeseburgers from a TV-famous chef (Mika Tuomonen’s Social Food Burger Joint).
Without further ado, and in geographic order, the Eater Heatmap to Helsinki:Read More