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Real, old country Chinese food is not so hard to find here in Reykjavík. Sjanghæ is just one of a number of Asian food restaurants in downtown, most located within a few hundred yards of each other on Laugavegur, an area I've dubbed Chinatown.


Lynda said...

Wow... the ideas of Chinatown and Iceland have never come together in my mind until now... thanks for a random new thought!

Hank Freid said...

It is not stunning for me, because there are many spots in almost every country, where you can get Asian foods.

Patrick Cowsill said...

So how's the food? What region: is it Szechuanese, Cantonese, etc. What did you order? Where did the owners come from?

I'm guessing the Chinese immigrants speak some Icelandic. Or do they use English? BTW, how hard is it to use English in Iceland?

I'd be interested to know more about the Chinese community in Iceland. That goes double for the Taiwanese community.

Lindsay Gasik said...

Have you ever found a durian there?