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Smells like…Grandma’s Kitchen in Athens

Greece is a country filled with Mediterranean flavors and aromas, filled with traditional and ancient recipes inspired by its ancestors. Everywhere you look you’ll find a tavern, a bistro, a restaurant serving authentic recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.

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A Taste of Lemnos – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Famous for its agricultural and livestock production, its sprawling vineyards and 240 km long coastline, the island of Lemnos offers an amazing range of natural products and ingredients that are masterfully used in its local recipes and dishes.

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A Taste of Crete – 5 Must Taste Dishes

Moving south to the Greek mainland and the island of Crete we are here to share some of the secrets of the island’s culinary reputation. Wondering what makes the Cretan cuisine so healthy and delicious? Natural, traditional and locally produced fruit, beans, pulses and vegetables.

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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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