Local of the week - Mats Torwmo in Grebbestad
Meet Mats Torwmo, owner and ”daily leader” at the Kayakcenter in Grebbestad. Where: The town of Grebbestad is situated 140 km north of Gothenburg, on the coast of course. How it all started: In the beginning, Mats had some ideas about renting out boats to people who wanted to explore the westcoast waters but was persuided to buy a fleet of kayaks instead. So he got a hold of 8 kayaks...
Local of the week - Linda Gjerdrum, West Sweden
Meet Linda Gjerdrum, Managing director of the company Skärgårdsbåtarna, that offers guided boat trips on the west coast. Where: Uddevalla, the capital of West Sweden. Why this job: “Because she’s worth it”. And the longer explanation is that Linda started working for this company already in 1989, while she was still studying at the IHM Business school. She started from...
Local of the week, Malmö
Falafel is very popular in Malmö and Sadoo Iskandarani is an expert when it comes to these tasty creations of chick peas. His family has run some of the most popular Falafel places in Malmö and he is also known for hosting the Swedish TV show “Spices from Rosengård”. These days he runs his own Lebanese restaurant Laziza in Malmö. Saddoo says his passion for food is always with him and when eating...
Local of the week - Dan Stenqvist in Malmö
The Barista and Coffee Roaster Dan Stenqvist is a dedicated coffee fanatic who changed a career in economics and professional tennis for a job working with coffee. You can find him at one of Malmö’s most famous coffee bars, Solde Kaffebar. Together with the owners, Jonas Westesson and Johan Carlström, he runs Solde Microrosteri where the perfect roasting profile is created. Hi Dan! What is the...
Local of the week - Johanna Ritscher, Malmö
If you see the coolest chic with the largest earrings and the most funky shirt it’s probably Johanna Ritscher. A DJ and Art Director who will give you beats from hiphop, electro, tropical, baile funk and, if she’s in the mood, dubstep. Johanna plays in the DJ-duo Collabo Queens, is nominated in the category “chickest” by a Swedish fashion magazine and performs with the artist Gnucci. In the...
The Swedest Thing – The Swedish Chef of course!
But the guy from the Muppet Show is not our only Swedish chef. Sweden is full of brilliant chefs and this week a whole bunch of award winning chefs will head to London for a blind date with Britain’s coolest food bloggers! You can follow all the action on Twitter under #SweDishDate The chefs are all previous winners of the Swedish Chef of the Year competition and they will come to London to...