Chef Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson previews Taste of Iceland festival

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - It's a country known for its long summer days and even longer winter nights.

Iceland has become a hugely popular tourist destination over the last decade and now you can travel from Chicago to Reykjavik non-stop on Icelandair.

To celebrate the service, Iceland is hosting a Taste of Iceland festival happening all over Chicago.

Chef Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson, head chef at Blue Lagoon, Iceland's LAVA Restaurant and current coach of the Icelandic Culinary Team, joined Good Day Chicago to talk about Icelandic cuisine.