Souvlaki

Greek Restaurant “The Athenian” Named Best in the United Kingdom

The Greek street food restaurant "The Athenian" has been awarded the title of Best Restaurant in the UK by food delivery giant Deliveroo at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards, held virtually on Monday. Founded by Efthymios Vasilakis and Neofytos Christodoulou, born...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the World's First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers simply to slices of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or the soft pita bread stuffed with meat, tomatoes, onions, tzatziki sauce and French fries, which is...

When Greeks Unite: The Eternal Enemies Who Brought Souvlaki to Colombia

At a time when football divisions are once again making headlines in Greece, even splitting friends and families apart, the story of two Greek immigrants in Colombia serves as a lesson of what the nation can achieve when united. Petros...

Revenues from ”Tsitsipas Souvlaki” to Be Donated to Australian Bushfire Victims

The Melbourne-based restaurant ''Stalactites'' announced recently that the revenues generated by its limited-edition ''Tsitsipas Souvlaki'' dish will be donated to the victims of Australia's devastating bushfires. This particular Greek wrap sandwich is named after the country's young tennis superstar, Stefanos...

Bad News for Greeks as Souvlaki Price Set to Rise

The price of souvlaki, the iconic Greek delicacy, is set to rise by between 10 to 15 percent by May 1, the president of the newly established Association of Grill-Houses said on Thursday. Speaking on Greek television, Giorgos Polyzos blamed...

Visiting the Historical City of Budapest, with a Greek Twist

Budapest is without a doubt one of Europe's most spectacularly beautiful cities. Here, you will find the past and the present blending in a unique way, as historical buildings are modernized on the inside, while preserving their original architectural...

Meet the Greek who Introduced Real Souvlaki to Colombians

An unconventional find and delightful Mediterranean surprise awaits you in Bogotá, Colombia, and it is all thanks to a Giorgos Sitaras, a Greek who left his hometown of Thessaloniki, Greece, to share authentic Greek food with Colombians. On September 15,...

Pop-Up Food Stall ‘Souvlaki Street’ Serving Londoners a Taste of Greece

Souvlaki Street in London is the place to be for a taste of Greece -- and the lines that span down the roads where it is set up are proof! Started by Evi Peroulaki from Vatolakko who went to the...

Factories Close Down While More Cafes and Restaurants Pop up in Greece

The Greek economy cannot generate added value products and services and is almost exclusively dependent on domestic consumption, a new study shows. The study on Greek entrepreneurship that was conducted by Endeavor Greece shows that the Greek economy is still...

Greek Souvlaki Restaurant Opens in Soho, London

Greek souvlaki will quickly become the next big thing in London, after a new restaurant named after the delicious Greek fast food opened in the Soho area. The restaurant offers a gourmet take on the world-famous traditional Greek dish. The Athenian...