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For Food Lovers, a New Gastro Hotel Opens on Crete

  Right in the heart of Heraklion, the vibrant capital of Crete, a new concept in hospitality is bound to open their doors to a whole new idea in cultural travels, Legacy Gastro Suites. Everything is ready for visitors to...

Kumquat the Characteristic Local Drink of Corfu

When visiting the Greek island of Corfu and wandering around the picturesque little roads of the old town, you are likely to see a variety of bottles containing an enigmatic orange liquid. This is simply called Kumquat and is...

The Last Phyllo Master of Rethymno

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still keep their magic alive. Inside ancient workshops, artisans, craftsmen, and even lutists still treasure the...

New York Welcomes South Aegean Cuisine

For the second year in a row, the city of New York has welcomed and presented the authentic, unique tastes of the South Aegean Region. Argyro Barbarigou, Ambassador of the South Aegean 2019 Gastronomic Region, in collaboration with the Dames d'Escoffier,...

The Science Behind Greek Food's Amazing Healthy Properties

Different diets come in and out of fashion, just like clothes. Others, instead, have consistently been highly recommended for their proven benefits on human health. The Mediterranean diet is the utmost example; it has stood the test of time...

Lesvos to Present the Best of Greek Food

The Greek island of Lesvos is one of the richest gastronomic crossroads in the country, bearing cultural traces in all its the flavors. It is an island where the quality of the primary ingredients comes first, where seasonal is key...

Greek Restaurants Scoop Golden Chef Caps

The world of Greek gastronomy celebrated the Χρυσοί Σκούφοι 2018, or Golden Chef Caps Awards, with the triumph of Ettore Botrini's Etrusco. This year, the cream of Greek restaurants carried a Corfiot flavor with Botrini's Etrusco surpassing his performance in...

Greek Food Scoops European Gastronomic Award (photos)

  A Greek region has won a top European award for the quality of its food. The International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts, and Tourism (IGCAT), with the support of different European institutions, has awarded the South Aegean Region in Greece...

6 New Restaurants to Visit in Athens

  Athens is one of those cities that everyone visits for its rich history, but also because of the local food. The fame of Greek food, genuine and healthy, is very well represented in any of the endless restaurants, bistros,...

Travel Bloggers Invited to Spend the 'Perfect Day' in the Greek Capital

The City of Athens has extended invitations to eight well-known travel bloggers in Europe to experience and report on their own Athenian "Perfect Day" at the city's expense, over seven weeks in September and October. The bloggers have been asked...