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The Best Kind of Men Are Ramen – Fat Ramen in Helsinki, Finland

When we set out for an adventure across countries like Denmark and Finland one thing we weren't expecting to encounter were delicious Nordic twists on international fare like ramen and tacos. While we anticipated indulging in tasty regional Scandinavian dishes... Continue Reading →

Perfect Pare – Gaijin in Helsinki, Finland

Gaijin, which translates from Chinese to "improve," focuses heavily on reinventing flavors from Northern Asia. There are elements of Northern Chinese, Korean and Japanese influence sprinkled across Gaijin's menu. Owners Tomi Björck and Matti Wikberg both have established careers in... Continue Reading →

Hip Heels that Actually Hop: Finland’s Minna Parikka

I first caught a glimpse of Minna Parikka's iconic bunny heels (...and yes, she has an entire category on her website dedicated to the eponymous line) strolling down the wonderful window shopping street that is Aleksanterinkatu in Helsinki. Minna's whimsical designs range... Continue Reading →

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