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A Taste Of Iceland Brings Icelandic Cuisine & Music To Denver Sept 26 - 29 Annual cultural festival welcomes acclaimed Icelandic chef to Coohills and celebrated Icelandic and Denver musicians to 3 Kings Tavern

DENVER, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, September 26 marks the beginning of the second annual A Taste of Iceland festival. This four-day celebration of Icelandic food, music and culture, gives Denver-area residents the opportunity to experience what life is like in a Nordic country more than 3,600 miles away. Denver residents are invited to explore Icelandic cuisine and assemble craft cocktails at Coohills, and experience a one-of-a-kind, cross-cultural musical showcase as emerging artists from Iceland and Denver take the stage together at 3 Kings Tavern on Saturday, September 28th.

A TASTE OF ICELAND: PRIX FIXE MENU AT COOHILLS

WHAT:

Award-winning guest chef Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson of LAVA Restaurant at Iceland's famed Blue Lagoon and chef Tom Coohill offer diners a culinary tour of Iceland with a prix fixe Icelandic menu featuring fresh ingredients such as arctic char, fresh langoustine and free-range lamb sourced directly from Iceland. The four-course Icelandic menu will be offered for $65 with the option to add an additional course and wine pairings for $95. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling 303.623.5700 or visiting www.coohills.com.



WHERE:  

Coohills, 1400 Wewatta St., Denver, CO 80202



WHEN: 

Thursday, September 26 – Sunday, September 29// Dinner service begins at 5:00



REYKA VODKA CRAFT COCKTAIL CLASSES AT COOHILLS

WHAT:  

Coohills' mixologist Noah Heaney leads a series of hands-on craft cocktail classes using award-winning Icelandic Reyka Vodka. Attendees will learn to artfully assemble cocktails using the small batch vodka. Classes are free, and attendance is limited to 25 per class. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 303.623.5700.



WHERE:   

Coohills Restaurant, 1400 Wewatta St., Denver, CO 80202



WHEN:  

Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29// 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.



REYKJAVIK CALLING  

WHAT: 

Iceland's top musicians take the stage with emerging local artists for a FREE concert at 3 Kings Tavern. This cross-cultural musical showcase will feature never-before-heard collaborations between Iceland's Lay Low, Snorri Helgason and Hogni Egilsson and Denver favorites Jesse Elliott of Ark Life and These United States, Esme Patterson of Paper Bird and Tyler Ludwick of Princess Music. Admission to Denver's second annual Reykjavik Calling concert is FREE, 21+ only and limited to venue capacity.



WHERE: 

3 Kings Tavern, 60 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80209



WHEN:

Saturday, September 28// Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
Pre-event interviews, on-site photo, video, and interview opportunities with local and Icelandic artists and chef will be available.

For a complete schedule of events during A Taste of Iceland in Denver, please visit www.icelandnaturally.com, become a fan on Facebook and RSVP to the A Taste of Iceland event at www.facebook.com/icelandnaturally and follow @IcelandNatural on Twitter.

About Iceland Naturally:
Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the tourism, services, products and culture of Iceland. It represents the true essence of Iceland, its creativity and spectacular natural wonders. The group is comprised of Icelandair, Icelandic Group., Islandsbanki, Reyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, 66° NORTH, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Promote Iceland and the Government of Iceland.  For more information, please visit www.icelandnaturally.com.

SOURCE Iceland Naturally



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