Category Archives: Gastronomy

5+1 Must Taste Greek Dishes

Greece is a country of abundance when it comes to natural resources and organically produced goods. The various herbs, fruits, vegetables and livestock have made the Greek cuisine famous the world over. We are about to take a tour on the culinary map of Greece beginning with the top dishes to try anywhere in the country.

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Ain’t no Sunshine without Greek “Mezedes”

When you think of summer in Greece, you think of golden shores, cobalt blue waters and Mediterranean flavors that delight the palates. But there is really no sunshine without the famous Greek mezedes brightening every table of every tavern with Mediterranean color.

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Where to Enjoy an Authentic Greek Breakfast

More and more hospitality leaders have adopted the Greek Breakfast program that has been introduced by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels in order to promote the gastronomic wealth of Greece and its regions.

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10+1 Sips of Greek Coffee

Greece is listed in the top 15 list of coffee consumption throughout the world despite its significantly small size compared to other countries. Drinking coffee in Greece is not only part of our everyday routine but more of a ritual, it is our time to relax, to read a book, play a set of backgammon, catch up with friends or simply sit back at any of the traditional cafes in Athens and watch the world go by. It is a vital part of our culture, our tradition and heritage as it goes back many generations.

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The Best 24 Restaurants in Greece for 2017

Every year, the Golden Chef Cap Awards that were first introduced in 1992 by Athinorama vote for the best restaurants in Greece. A group of connoisseurs and specialized journalists travel throughout the country in order to savor, experience and evaluate the best gastronomic proposals according to the international rules of restaurant evaluation.

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Drink Beer – The Greek Way

Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverages in existence. It was first discovered between the boarders of Egypt, Turkey, Iran and Iraq and was later passed on from city to city, from country to country and from continent to continent. Today beer is produced in many countries throughout the world including Ireland, New Zealand, Sweden, Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Belgium and to your surprise…Greece!

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The 10 + 8 most exotic restaurants in Athens – Vol 2

Are you wondering where to enjoy some of the most amazing ethnic dishes in the North Suburbs of Athens? Follow us as we head to the streets of Romania, Asia, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Persia and Indonesia and prepare your culinary palates for an explosive journey of the senses.

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The Fairy-Cafes of Athens

Coffee is one of the most important elements in the everyday life of Greeks as that’s how their morning begins and their afternoon is spent with their friends. All over the world, people meet for lunch, for evening cocktails or early dinners…but Greeks usually meet for coffee!

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The 12 Family Cheers of Xmas in Greece

The 12 days of Christmas are the days counting from Christmas to Epiphany. Cycladia welcomes you to experience the most exceptional Christmas holidays in Greece with the 12 Family Cheers of Christmas.

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Northern Greece: an early summer break!

As June has finally come, our mind flies from everyday routine to our summer getaways…roll down the windows, turn up the tunes and set out on a road trip.

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Dinner in the Sky

Are you the type of passenger that always prefers the window seat in the airplane or the tourist that insists in climbing to the top floor of the tallest skyscraper in the world? Well, if that’s the case prepare for the most intriguing mouthwatering adventure in Athens.

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Successful Burger Stories in Athens

A new trend has come to town also known as the ”Burger…the fast casual”. Burgers are unquestionably the most delicious, affordable and quick bites one can easily enjoy on the street or so it was until recently. Now with so many variations and added flavors some burgers are even considered a “gourmet” delight.

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Wine Bubbling Greece

Greece is world famous for its local products and wines of premium quality and as a result the wine is now not only one of the five primary elements of the Greek nutrition, but also a part of our culture. Wine has been transformed to the perfect high class drink for almost every casual or formal occasion.

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Happy Valentine’s Stay

Believe it or not Valentine’s Day is embraced by many, as a day to celebrate love and gratitude for one another, as a day to do something special for your other half. You can always express your affection for your beloved ones but only once a year you can do so in an environment overflowing with romance. So let’s celebrate the occasion with Cycladia’s top 5 picks for a Happy Valentine’s Stay.

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3 Reasons Why to Visit Hotel Belvedere Mykonos

Mykonos is an island renowned for its cosmopolitan flair, its prevailing fashion lifestyle, its rich gastronomic culture and luxury spa retreats. If you are planning to visit the island of the winds and enjoy its qualities to the fullest arrange your stay at Belvedere hotel Mykonos and make the most of your holidays.

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