The Miracle Berry that Fueled Alexander and his Macedonian Army’s Conquests

Scientists say that a superfood berry was widely consumed by Alexander the Great and his Macedonian army as they set out to conquer the...

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...

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...