What makes Gothenburg a foodie destination?

A year has almost passed since Gothenburg was awarded the prestigious title ‘The Culinary Capital of Sweden’. During the year, there has been a focus on the city’s unique foodie strengths, its signature dishes and its most talented chefs. In addition, the region’s environmental vision, traditions and first class hospitality have been showcased.

Restaurant Sjömagasinet, photo Goteborg.com

Restaurant Sjömagasinet, photo Goteborg.com

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Say hello to Gothenburg’s newest hotel – Clarion Hotel Post

A slick new hotel in set to open in Gothenburg at the end of January 2012 – the new Clarion Hotel Post is a listed former Post Office from the 1920s which has been restored and extended into a sleek 500 bedroom hotel. Designed by the international architects Magnus Månsson of Semrén and Månsson and Erik Nissen Johansen of Stylt Trampoli, the central-based hotel retains its original awe-inspiring grand hall and high ceilings.

It also boasts a trendy rooftop pool and bar, indoor spa and the top-class ‘Norda Grill & Bar’ restaurant, managed by the famous New York based chef Marcus Samuelsson. Continue reading…