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Mar 1, 2007 11:17 AM

Skyr (Icelandic) anywhere in NYC?

Since going to Iceland, I've been in love with skyr, the traditional Icelandic cheese that's similar to a thick yogurt. In late 2005, news broke that Whole Foods would begin to carry it, but I've yet to find it anywhere in the city. Has anyone seen it for sale anywhere? I'm looking for the Icelandic version (, not a locally made version.

Thank you for your help.

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  1. One of the Whole Foods' just outside of DC in Virginia carries Skyr. I saw it there last summer, but not sure if they still carry it.

    1. You can do a pretty authentic skyr imitation by taking quark and whipping it. It's really wonderful with a drizzle of honey. I've never seen it in New York though.



      1. I spotted some skyr at Murray's Cheese on Bleecker last weekend. They are stocked in the refrigerated wall display with the yogurts, and were in small 8-oz size containers. I remember seeing both a plain version as well as blueberry flavored.

        1. I had also seen it at Murray's. One of my workmates raves about Skyr!

          1. If you are in Brooklyn, Stinky carries a brand called Siggi's Skyr. In fact, I'm eating it right now!