Thessaloniki Cuisine Takes Stage at National Geographic Food Fest
Greek gastronomy and in particular the tastes of Thessaloniki will be served up at the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival in London this weekend. The two-day festival in the United Kingdom, which will be on July 16th and 17th, includes...
There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta
Cheese is an important part of Greek cuisine, and each region of the country has its own special version of the dairy product. While feta is delicious, there are many more Greek cheeses to try! The first known mention of...
Meet the Greek who Introduced Real Souvlaki to Colombia
Giorgos Sitaras, a Greek who left his hometown of Thessaloniki, Greece, shares authentic Greek food like souvlaki with the Colombian people.
Alexander the Great Campaigns Influenced Egyptian, World Cuisine
Alexander the Great had an enormous influence on the ancient world as a result of the Greek conqueror's military campaigns, including Egypt.
Ten Greek Herbs That Can Improve Your Health
The balmy weather in the Mediterranean is the perfect environment to produce nutritious, delicious Greek herbs. These plants that have been known for centuries and are used both in cooking for their flavors as well as in medicine for their...
Greek Cuisine Ranked Number Two in the World
Greek cuisine has been ranked second among the world’s fifty best cuisines with Italy placing first and Spain placing third, according to a list prepared by The World TasteAtlas. According to the publication, each country's rating is obtained by the...
Feta vs. Halloumi: Battle of the Greek Cheeses
Halloumi and Feta may just be the most iconic food products from their respective countries of origin, Cyprus and Greece.
Greek Cuisine Rated Second Best in the World
Greek cuisine was rated the second best in the world for 2021 by TasteAtlas, a travel guide focused on international cuisines and traditional dishes. The list, which was compiled based on over 100,000 user ratings, also included the most delicious...
Astoria’s Zenon Taverna Closes After 33 Years in Business
Zenon Taverna, a staple of Greek and Cypriot cuisine for the Astoria community of Queens, New York for more than 33 years, served its last customer at the end of November. According to the Zenon Taverna website, the last day...
Greek Cuisine Program Kicks Off at the University of Nevada
Greek cuisine was recently introduced as a standalone program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) which announced the establishment of the National Hellenic Society Culinary Legacy Fund to promote Hellenic heritage, culture, and cuisine to culinary arts...