Freya Cafe to serve Scandinavian cuisine inside new Nordic Museum

For both museum visitors and locals alike, Freya Cafe will open this May inside the new Nordic Museum on the Market St. side. The space (above) is still under construction. Prepared by City Catering, the menu spans several Scandinavian countries from a Swedish-inspired “personal smörgåsbord” to Danish smørrebrød (open-faced sandwiches) and “The Hund” and “Great […]

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Skål Beer Hall is coming to Old Ballard

Over the years, Ballard has slowly lost Scandinavian mainstays like Olsen’s Scandinavian Foods, the Scandinavian Bakery and the Viking. New apartment complexes appear with Scandinavian names, slogans and design flourishes — which the city’s design review board likes to see – but it has little to do with our neighborhood’s Scandinavian roots. That’s why we, […]

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