Adventuring in Iceland is now easier than ever

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If you've ever wanted to take a trip to Iceland or Europe, you now have a few more options. (WLS)

If you've ever wanted to take a trip to Iceland or Europe, you now have a few more options. Icelandair (www.icelandair.us) is now offering non-stop flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Year-round service began on March 16, 2016. Icelandair features travel destinations to Iceland and more than 20 European cities.

To celebrate the arrival of the new air travel in Chicago, Icelandair is hosting a four-day Taste of Iceland festival across the city. From March 17-20, 2016, guests can dine with Icelandic chefs, and immerse themselves in Icelandic music and culture. Head Chef from Blue Lagoon, Iceland's Lava Restaurant, Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson and Michael Raucheisen from Icelandair, joined ABC 7 to give a small sample of Iceland.

Name of event: Taste of Iceland
Date: Thursday, March 17 - Sunday, March 20
The four-day festival is made up of four events throughout the weekend:
- Taste of Iceland Pop-Up Menu at Cite (505 N. Lake Shore Dr., 70th Floor)
- $70/menu, Reservations: http://www.opentable.com/cite?rid=1564&ref=1068
- Reykjavik Calling Concert at Martyrs' (3855 N. Lincoln Ave.)
- Free RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-reykjavik-calling-concert-tickets-21114603347
- Film Screening of Rokk í Reykjavik with Siggy Baldursson at Logan Theatre (2642 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
- Free RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-screening-of-rokk-i-reykjavik-tickets-21116912253
- Why Iceland Inspires Us To Put Pen To Paper Literature Discussion at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (12 S. Michigan Ave.)

- Free RSVP: http://chicagoathleticevents.com/events/why-iceland-inspires-us-to-put-pen-to-paper/
Admission/ Ticket Prices: All Taste of Iceland events are free to the public, with the exception of Chef Thrainn's four course prix fixe Taste of Iceland menu at Cite ($70).
Deadline to register: No deadline
Is this open to the public? Yes
Will people still be able to register/ buy tickets/ attend the morning of our segment? Where? Yes:
- Taste of Iceland Pop-Up Menu Reservations: http://www.opentable.com/cite?rid=1564&ref=1068
- Reykjavik Calling Free RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-reykjavik-calling-concert-tickets-21114603347
- Film Screening of Rokk í Reykjavik Free RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-screening-of-rokk-i-reykjavik-tickets-21116912253
- Why Iceland Inspires Us To Put Pen To Paper Literature Discussion Free RSVP: http://chicagoathleticevents.com/events/why-iceland-inspires-us-to-put-pen-to-paper/

RECIPES:
Name of dish: "Astarpungar" and Icelandic Skyr

Ingredients:
- Astarpungar
- Sky Lemon Ice Cream
- Caramel Chocolate Mouse
- Salt Caramel
- Raspberries

LINKS:
http://www.icelandair.us/
http://icelandnaturally.com/article/taste-iceland-chicago-2016
http://www.bluelagoon.com/food-and-drink/lava-restaurant/
http://www.opentable.com/cite?rid=1564&ref=1068
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-reykjavik-calling-concert-tickets-21114603347
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tasteoficeland-in-chicago-free-screening-of-rokk-i-reykjavik-tickets-21116912253
http://chicagoathleticevents.com/events/why-iceland-inspires-us-to-put-pen-to-paper/
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