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Gyros: The History Behind the Famous Greek Delicacy

Gyros; one word, an endless variety of taste. Greece's most popular fast food delicacy, gyros (with the correct pronunciation being ''yee-ros'') are something that you cannot easily forget after a visit to Greece. The name literally means ''round" or "loop'' and many...

Greek-Canadian Fast Food Giant Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

Greek-Canadian fast food chain Opa! of Greece is celebrating 20 years of introducing Greek food to a wider Canadian clientele. The chain has contributed to the recognition of Greek cuisine in Canada and has earned a reputation based on...

Goody’s Fast-food Comes to Australia

Australia is getting its first Goody's fast-food restaurant which opens Monday in Melbourne. The new Goody's will be open from 9am to 11pm Monday through Friday and will be open 24/7 never the weekends, neokosmos.com reported. This is the first launching...

International Food Franchises Failing in Greece

The Greek market is a very difficult place for international food and coffee franchises. Greeks are creatures of habit and it is not that easy to change their routine, the way they eat or enjoy their coffee. It is not a...

Fast Food and Beauty Salons Thriving in Economic Crisis

Fast food restaurants and beauty salons are the businesses thriving in Greece during the economic crisis, as revealed by a secret survey. The survey was conducted by a Task Force for Greece in partnership with the European Commission in four...

Where to Find the Best Burgers in Athens

Burgers became popular in Greece during the ‘90s because of the various American fast-food restaurant chains. Since then the burger has really evolved and nowadays Greek burgers can be easily compared to the American ones. The following, are some...

Greek Financial Crisis is Contributing to Obesity

The Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity (HMAO) carried out a new study about the obesity in Greece. In the last 10 years the level of obesity in children has increased substantially. According to the data, the obesity has doubled...

Mayor in Australia Decides to Tax Fat

Mayor of Darebin Steven Tsitas and the city council came up with an innovative idea, which may upset fast-food owners of the area. They decided to tax the fat and as a result, the taxes may be up to...