Nordics in SF Bay Area Resources

Choose a location to find some resources on Nordics in the San Francisco Bay Area or scroll down for the full list

Silicon Valley

Direct Flights

Floorball

Soccer (Football)

EuropE

Art

Acquavit

Fashion

  • ittikid - Scandinavian children's clothing, Santa Rosa, California​​​​​​​

Markets

Baby Food

  • Bla Bla Foods, Healthy, Scandinavian, Plant-based nutrition for babies, San Francisco, California

Caviar

  • Tsar Nicoulai Caviar, Concord, California. Available at Whole Foods Market Northern California locations.

Crayfish

Furniture

Homewares

Jewelry

Lodging

Restaurants

Chef for rent in your home

Travel

NordicS

Organizations

Denmark

Organizations

Beer

  • Carlsberg Beer (Denmark), imported by US distributor St. Killian and available at stores and restaurants in the Bay Area, California

Wine/Wineries/Vineyards

Electronics

  • Bang Olufsen (Denmark), Palo Alto and San Francisco, California - Video/Audio
  • Libratone (Denmark) Wireless 360 Degree Speakers. Adjustable Noise Cancelling Headphones, San Jose, California @Libratone

Entertainers

  • Mads Tolling (Denmark), Danish jazz violinist, Albany, California​​​​​​​

Bakeries​​​​​​​

Cheese​​​​​​​

  • Arla Dofino Havarti Cheese (Denmark) at Costco and Safeway

Furniture​​​​​​​

Homewares​​​​​​​

  • Lego Stores (Denmark), Pleasanton, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara, California
  • Nordic Nest (Denmark/Norway) - Scandinavian home goods and gifts store carrying the Danish brands Rice, GreenGat, Krasilnikoff Cosy Vintage Styl, Maile and Bloomingvill, 781 Laurel Street in San Carlos, California
  • Nostalgia California (Denmark) - uniquely designed mugs, cups, dishes, glassware, cotton napkins and other beautiful home goods from Scandinavia, Menlo Park, California

Nordic News in the U.S.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Restaurants​​​​​​​

Estonia

Liqueur​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Vodka​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Finland

Beer

Wine/Wineries/Vineyard

Vodka

Cheese

Homewares

  • Marimekko (Finland), Palo Alto and San Francisco, California

Nordic News in the U.S.

Iceland

  Organizations

Beer

  • Einstök Beer (Iceland), available at stores and restaurants in the Bay Area, California

Wine/Wineries/Vineyards

Acquavit

Vodka

Yoghurt

Restaurants

  • Katy’s Kreek Restaurant (@KatysKreek), an all American restaurant owned by Icelandic master chef Ari Garðar Georgsson, Walnut Creek, California
  • Nonni's Bistro - a Scandinavian restaurant owned by Icelandic chef Jon Magnusson, Pleasanton, California

Latvia

  Organizations

Vodka

Lithuania

Restaurants

Norway

Acquavit

  • Linie Aquavit (Norway), imported by US distributor Kobrand and available at stores and restaurants in the Bay Area, California

Fairs

(with Nordic Food & Homewares vendors)

Homewares

  • Nordic Nest (Denmark/Norway) - Scandinavian home goods and gifts store carrying the Danish brands Rice, GreenGat, Krasilnikoff Cosy Vintage Styl, Maile and Bloomingvill, 781 Laurel Street in San Carlos, California

Jewelry

Nordic News in the U.S.

Venues

Sweden

RrerwrwefOrganizations

Coffee

Mineral Water​​​​​​​

Beer​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Cider​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Rekorderlig Cider (Sweden), available at stores and restaurants in the Bay Area, California

Wine/Wineries/Vineyards​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Acquavit​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Glögg

(Swedish mulled wine that is served during the Holiday's in December)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Punsch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Vodka​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Books​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Candy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Car Service​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Entertainers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Entertainment​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Eyewear​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Lindberg eyeware frames (Sweden), various dealers throughout the Bay Area

Fairs

(with Nordic Food & Homewares vendors)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Fashion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Camilla Olson Design (Sweden), Belmont, California
  • Eton Shirts fine men's shirts (Sweden) - available at 11 stores in the Bay Area incl. Sarrtori Fine Apparel for Men in San Carlos, California
  • Faceline - Swedish workwear - Björnkläder, Point Richmond, California
  • Flicka Boutique (Sweden), San Francisco, California
  • Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) (Sweden), Concord, Emeryville, Milpitas, Pleasanton, Roseville, San Francisco, San Jose and Walnut Creek, California
  • Stenströms fine men's shirts (Sweden) - available at 4 stores in the Bay Area incl. Sarrtori Fine Apparel for Men in San Carlos, California
  • Swedish Hasbeens (Sweden) - Swedish clogs & shoes, Berkeley, Larkspur, San Francisco, Santa Rosa & Sonoma, California

Markets​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • IKEA (Sweden), East Palo Alto, Emeryville & West Sacramento, California

Bakeries​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Butchers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Online Food​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Furniture​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Health​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

\Homewares​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Fialina Home, Swedish handcrafted birchwood trays, trivets and more, Martinez, California
  • IKEA (Sweden), East Palo Alto, Emeryville & West Sacramento, California
  • Pretty Swedish, Pretty things from Sweden! New, vintage and redesigned, San Mateo, California
  • Svensk Butik Gift Shop, 1465 Draper Street, Kingsburg, California
  • Hemslöjd, Lindsborg, Kansas

Jewelry​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Kitchen Cabinets​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Nordic News​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ in the U.S.

Photography​​​​​​​

Real Estate Agents​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Restaurants​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Food Trucks​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Tobacco​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Venues​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​