Greek ‘Fasolada’ Sandwich Gets 2nd Place in International Competition

Carolina Pliatsika won second place in an international culinary competition in Paris by making an original sandwich called "Bean Soup Deconstructed". The Greek chef took...

Greek Dairy Industry Launches Initiative to Resolve Problems Facing Greek Feta Cheese

The Federation of Greek Dairy Industry (SEVGAP) on Thursday launched an initiative aimed to help resolve problems facing Greek feta cheese as a national...

Why Do Greeks Eat Hake on March 25th?

Tradition calls for Greeks, every year on the anniversary of March 25th, to have hake with garlic dip for their family dinner. The reason behind...

Crisis Empties Cyprus Market Shelves

With banks closed since March 15 as the government struggles to find a way to satisfy international lenders and get a 10 billion euros...
K. Suites, inspired by the works of Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis (Image courtesy of Legacy Gastro Suites).

For Food Lovers, a New Gastro Hotel Opens on Crete

  Right in the heart of Heraklion, the vibrant capital of Crete, a new concept in hospitality is bound to open their doors to a...

It’s Chowtime at the Athens Street Food Festival

Athens Street Food Festival roared into life on Friday, promising thousands of visitors the chance to take part in Greece's biggest and most glamorous gastronomy...

Oyster and Truffle Dish Dates Back to 4th Century BC Greece (recipe)

Truffles, or tartufo are a fungus that grow on or near-surface of the roots of trees, particularly oak trees, and have been used in Greek kitchens...

Try Wine-Tasting at Metsovo, an Experience Like No Other

Metsovo, a traditional town perched on Mount Pindos in the Epirus region, is known as an ideal destination all year round offering a wide...

Greeks Snapping Up Store Brands

With many brand name labels refusing to lower prices - or raising them - during Greece's crushing economic crisis, customers are fleeing toward supermarket...
The popularity of superfoods is growing at a fast pace. This is simply because these mostly natural food is packed with high levels of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals while they also provide countless benefits that help live a longer and healthier life.

Greek Gum Wins EU Approval as Natural Remedy

A Greek-made gum has crossed the line into medicine, with a European body confirming its myriad health-giving properties. Chios Mastic Gum -- exclusively produced on the...

New Year’s Eve Forecast: Icing Sugar ‘Warnings’

“It was December 31, the last day of the year. Cheerful pedestrians were marching hastily on snow-covered roads carrying colorful wrapped gifts... But no...
Oven Sesame Athens

Street Food in Athens: More than Just Souvlaki

One of the busiest streets in the central Athens area of Monastiraki is Aiolou Street which has turned into one of the capital's trendiest...

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