This is a story about the oldest kiosk in Oslo. Oslo grows and changes fast but this little one is still there despite the weather, city razzle-dazzle... or even pandemic that hits the planet. It used to be part of a gas station, and when they built a new building instead, this tiny location remained 🤩
The first time Erlend was only 4 years old when he first came here. His father knew the old owner Syver (hence the name), so he has many warm memories of the place. His father had bought the shop in 1979 and he himself had been working there since the age of 12 and took it over when the time came.
Erlend remembers all his customers, one by one he serves them with a big smile and a friendly chat. This is his recipe for success and it makes people happy! 🌭
Toppings…guess they have them all. Different kinds of mustard, ketchup, onions and even wild mushrooms picked in the woods.
What can we say? The place is a legend.
✨We had to ask Erlend a bit of a personal question - how do you find the strength to stick with what you do and still love it after so many years? His answer was simple ✨
“ 𝙄𝙩 𝙞𝙨 𝙖 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙢𝙚, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙢𝙮 𝙘𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙪𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙖𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚. 𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙚 𝙞𝙩 𝙙𝙤𝙚𝙨 𝙣𝙤𝙩 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙩 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠, 𝙞𝙩 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡𝙨 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚 𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙛𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙬𝙝𝙤𝙡𝙚 𝙙𝙖𝙮. 𝙄 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙠 𝙞𝙛 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙬𝙚𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙡𝙮 𝙛𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙬𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙚𝙣𝙙 𝙪𝙥 𝙗𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙝𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙩. “
P.S. Another fun fact!
Erlend is also a quizmaster at several places around town 😃