5 Athens Squares for Food and Drinks in the Summer

Proskopon Square A visit to the Pangrati neighborhood’s busy Proskopon Square reveals a vibrant mosaic of popular hangouts and brand-new restaurants and bars to discover. There’s something here for everyone. For beer and simple meze we have Trigono and Aerostat – both a little bohemic and with plenty of regular patrons, very relaxed, unpretentious, and … Read more

5 Food Stops in Drapetsona, Piraeus

The gastronomic map of the urban region stretching from Agios Dionysios to Drapetsona and from Keratsini to Tabouria was created within the decade between 1920 and 1930, with the inflow and settlement of Greek refugees from Asia Minor. At the time, Drapetsona was an industrial area which mainly consisted of slaughterhouses, olive oil mills, gunpowder … Read more

Travel writers explore Crete’s food, culture, hikes, history, hotels & landscapes

Top photo: Mountains rise behind Agia Roumeli, a seaside village at the foot of the Samaria Gorge. Bottom picture: an artist sketches at the Minoan-era Palace of Knossos near Heraklion. The gorge and palace are two of the top visitor attractions on Crete, the biggest island in Greece. Big destination: If you’ve got your sights … Read more

Taste Greece at Mia Feta, the only-one-of-its-kind feta bar and food shop in Thessaloniki

Mia Feta and some of its many dishes and products are seen in a collage of images from social media pages for the Thessaloniki restaurant and retail shop “Nettle risotto with feta mousse, truffled feta ravioli, feta panacotta with bee pollen and tomato jam. Who knew feta wasn’t just for Greek salad? — the Mia … Read more