The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers to pieces of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or the...

Giant Mushroom Discovered on Greece’s Crete (photos)

A massive mushroom weighting 3.9 kg (8.6 pounds) has been discovered near a mountain top on the Greek island of Crete. Experts say that it...

France Reveals its Love Affair with Greek Feta Cheese

Charles de Gaulle may have famously said of France: "How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?" but Greece is increasing...

Greek Breakfast vs American Breakfast: Which is Better?

It's the most important meal of the the day and thousands of tourists -- especially from the U.S., will be trying a traditional Greek...

Favorite Ways to Eat Olive Oil: Ideas from Greece

What is your favorite way to use olive oil? A typical Greek eats more of this healthy liquid gold than anyone else in the...

The 2018 Vancouver Greek Summer Fest Just Kicked Off (Video)

The Vancouver Greek Summer Fest returns once again for its 32nd consecutive year running until Sunday, July 15. The annual celebration of food, entertainment, and family...

Foodies Alert: 5 Best Traditional Santorini Dishes to Try

When tourists visit the Greek island of Santorini, they are often surprised by the unique traditional dishes that are served by the locals at...

Greek Island Gets Set for Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018

Revelers are getting ready for this weekend's Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2018 which promises fans of Greece's iconic tipple an event not to be forgotten. On...

Greece’s Ice Cream Sellers of Days Gone By – A Profession that Disappeared (Photos)

Greeks are ice cream fanatics and their passion for the cold, sweet treat dates back to a simpler time when the ice cream vendors...

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...