Parthenon and Democracy Meeting: What Now for the Parthenon Marbles?

On Friday, September 16, a group of distinguished scholars and cultural heritage experts gathered at the Acropolis Museum in Athens for the much-anticipated conference, “Parthenon and Democracy.” Co-organized by the Acropolis Museum and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, and with delegates coming from as far afield as Australia and Brazilthe conference was dedicated … Read more

Everything in the Middle: 8 of the Best Restaurants for Sharing Food

Greeks have always placed food in the middle of the table. It’s a practice that’s observed throughout the Mediterranean. Middle Eastern delicacies, Italian antipasti and Spanish tapas fill the tables reflecting the traditions, warmth, light-heartedness and sheer joy of sharing. Of course, letting everyone have their own plate and eat whatever they crave in peace … Read more

6 Prominent Creatives Share their Athenian Guilty Pleasures

Aristotelis Barakos, Designer summer date: Cocktails on the beautiful terrace of The Foundry Suites Athens (40 Sarri), looking up at the Acropolis. For a swim nearby: At a beautiful and tranquil Zen Beach and restaurant (Vouliagmeni) you can take a dip, have a coffee, a juice or something to eat from their tasty menu, all … Read more

5 New Food & Drink Stops in Vibrant Pangrati, Central Athens

Blind Spot A barber shop upstairs, brunch downstairs. Blind Spot, which opened a few weeks ago high up on Euphranoros St, combines these two disparate functions in a nice, bright space with plants and large wooden tables. The coffee they serve comes from Area 51’s Greek roasters while the menu includes, among other things, fluffy … Read more

The Sweet Health Benefits of Bee Products

Honey and bee products have been part of Greek culture for millennia, used both as food and as medicine. Today, one can find an incredible range of high quality Greek bee products, from raw materials such as pollen, royal jelly, honey and honeycomb to the sophisticated supplements, foods and cosmetics that are produced from them. … Read more