By Shannon Kehoe Nestled within the residential area of Trondheimsveien and surrounded by tall, large-windowed, modern buildings, sit the remains of an old brick factory. A large wooden door bears the word,”Schouskjelleren.” The door opens with surprising ease and ushers guests into a lofted room filled with copper kettles and walls lined with white subway … Continue reading Don’t Tell Porky Pies and Other Secrets of Schouskjelleren Mykrobryggeri
By Shannon Kehoe A roar of music hit the stage on a cool Saturday afternoon at Frogner Park in Oslo, Norway. Piknik i Parken or Pipfest was in full swing. Picnic tables covered with food ranging from tacos and burgers to fish and grilled cheese were surrounded by happily munching adults and running children with ice … Continue reading The Most Important Part of Music Festivals May Be the Food
By Shannon Kehoe The window in the room of our hostel blew shut from the force of the wind, waking me up. The rain tapping on the glass prompted me to open the weather app on my phone. Rain. Forecast for the entire day. I got up and began getting ready like every other day, … Continue reading BergenFest or RainFest?
By Shannon Kenoe On a warm Oslo Saturday afternoon, American pop-music drifted from speakers as guests filed into a dimly-lit room lined on three sides with beer on tap. Behind each counter brewery reps bustled around, setting taps and taste testing the products showcased that day. Standing on the left side of the hall, wearing … Continue reading Oslo Mikrobryggfest 2018