Thessaloniki Among Best World Destinations to Visit in 2023
Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, is among the best destinations to visit in 2023, CNN travel experts say. There’s been no shortage of reasons to visit Greece’s second city in recent times, with a UNESCO-endorsed local food scene that recently celebrated...
6,000-Year-Old Fishhook Suggests Shark Was on the Menu
Around 6,000 years ago, people living in what is now Israel may have eaten sharks, according to experts who found a big copper fishing hook in a previously unknown ancient village. Archaeologists discovered the "shark hook" during a survey along...
The Turkish Businessman Who Made Americans Fall in Love With Greek Yogurt
The CEO of Greek yogurt company Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya, has popularized Greek yogurt for the next generation of consumers. Chobani has transformed one of Greece's signature dishes into a staple of the American diet, establishing a hip, health-conscious image for...
The History of Gyros, the Famous Greek Delicacy
The history of gyros, Greece's most popular fast food delicacy today, is lost in time. Recently it was named among four Greek delicacies that have made it to the top 50 foods of the world for 2022 according to TasteAtlas,...
Greek Hero Saves Woman Diner From Choking on Food
A Greek athlete saved a woman who was choking on her food at a taverna in Chania, Crete on Christmas Eve. The dramatic video captured on CCTV shows a group of three women and their children enjoying their meal. Suddenly,...
The First Ever Cheesecake Was Served to Ancient Greek Olympic Athletes
Cheesecake is one of the most recognizable and popular desserts. You may assume its origins trace back to France or possibly Italy, as the fluffy cream cheesecake has become a staple of traditional bakeries. But cheesecake has a very different...
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Recipe for Kourabiedes, Greece’s Christmas Shortbread Cookies
Kourabiedes are some of the most famous Greek Christmas cookies. They are a kind of shortbread cookie. Perfectly sweet and satisfying, they are filled with almonds and topped with powdered sugar. Depending on the region, Greek kourabiedes can also contain...
Trahana: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up
Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.
Inflation in Greece Jumps to 12 Percent in September
The annual inflation rate in Greece rose to 12 percent in September, up from 11.4 percent in August and 11.6 percent in July, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday. More specifically, the consumer price index rose 2.9 percent...
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Three Tasty Greek Yogurt Recipes to Try at Home
Treats made from Greek yogurt can add an interesting and tasty dimension. Once hard to come by outside of Greece, the country’s famed yogurt is now available in hundreds of flavors and varieties in supermarkets around the world. That’s only understandable since...