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Greek Restaurants Pay Steep 30% Commission to Food Delivery Apps

The commission fees paid by Greek restaurateurs to electronic delivery platforms are among the steepest in Europe. It's a well kept secret in the Greek restaurant business, and it severely impacts their income. By offering more than 30% of their profits...

Greek Chef is Hollywood Star Scarlett Johansson’s Confidant

Greek chefs are celebrated around the world, so it's no surprise that one of them is friends  with actress Scarlett Johansson. Dimitris Siasiaridis, a successful owner of four Paris restaurants, has become the occasional confidant of the two-time Academy Award...

Five Foods You Can Eat to Help Save the Planet

The task of combatting climate change often feels daunting. One way you can help build a sustainable future while also transforming your own daily life, however, is by changing the way you eat. Here are some foods that will...

Yale University Researches Health Benefits of Organic Olives from Greece

Researchers at Yale University in the US will conduct new research on the health benefits associated with daily consumption of table olives. The research will be conducted by the Yale School of Public Health and the Department of Cardiology at Yale...

McDonald’s Launches Meatless Burger

McDonald's announced Thursday that it will begin rolling out its meatless burger-- called the McPlant burger-- in select locations throughout the United States in November. Beginning November 3, the fast-food chain will bring the McPlant to Irving, Texas; Carrollton, Texas;...

The Aristotle Menu: Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five elements -- earth, fire, water, air, and ether. Culinary professor Giorgos Palisidis has now created what he calls the "Aristotelian menu," based on foods and ingredients from northern Greece, the...

Greek Yiayia Totally Unimpressed with Gordon Ramsay’s Sauce

When your name is Gordon Ramsay, you're a famous chef with popular TV shows. But when a yiayia on the Greek island of Santorini criticizes your food, you're in real trouble. In the first of two episodes of "Gordon, Gino...

Gordon Ramsey Declares Greek Food Better Than Italian

An informal debate about Greek vs. Italian food took place on Monday's episode of ITV's "Gordon, Gino & Fred Go Greek." Gino D'Acampo was left fuming at Gordon Ramsay after the two famous chefs began chatting about food and...

Food Ingredients that Could Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Central Florida are exploring the possibility of food ingredients helping to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are interested in foods that actively thicken and diminish an individual's saliva,...

Quench Your Thirst with Healthy Drinks with a Greek Twist!

The craze of infused water has taken the world by storm, and we have the perfect way to add a Greek twist to your infused water concoctions. Recent studies have shown that there are many health benefits of drinking infused...

Foodies Look No Further – Here’s a Modern Twist on Greek Moussaka

Moussaka is a favorite Greek dish and it is the perfect summer platter for your foodie gatherings. There are many creative modern twists on moussaka that any foodie can appreciate. So get ready to take notes to serve up your...

Ancient Greek Drink Salepi Made from One Thousand Orchids

Outside of Asia Minor and the Balkans, it is rare to hear about this ancient concoction, precisely because it is so very characteristic of these countries. By Giorgio Pintzas Monzani This is the sixth in a series of stories on the...

Pocket Size Watermelons Made in Greece

Watermelons are a popular fruit of a Greek summer, but they tend to be a bit unwieldy in shape, if not heavy to carry. But a farmer Neo Agioneri, in the Kilkis area of northern Greece, has produced mini melons...

Greek Beekeeping Destroyed By Recent Wildfires in Evia

  Greek pine honey is now even more of a precious commodity following wildfires that have for the most part destroyed beekeeping in northern Evia. The recent wildfires charred more than 130,000 acres of forested land in Evia. It was in...

Edible Insects: New Frontier For Western Cuisine Has Ancient Roots

With the green light for the production and introduction of the first edible insects into European markets, conflicting opinions were rife.