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Mykonos has as many famous – and award-winning restaurants as the beaches have sand. Fortunately for us, we are never going to be faced with the choice of keeping only five of them. But, if we ever had to, which would be the tastes that we would never want to miss out on? «Mostres» at Bakogias It is located in Gialos together with the other cafes, practically opposite from the […]

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The place where everything comes together – the city’s stomach, so to speak – is none other than Thessaloniki’s marketplaces, Kapani and Modiano. They are perhaps the western most bazaars of the East. The Modiano Market in particulary, which for years served as the central marketplace to Greece’s second city, has much to tell us… A Jew from Thessaloniki named Giako Modiano began construction on this historic building in 1922. […]

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Folegandros lies on the southern edge of the Cyclades with the Sea of Crete sweeping away to its south. The island has an ethereal beauty, enhanced by its main settlement, the cliff – top Hora, one of the most appealing villages in the Cyclades. Folegandros has a stylish cocktail bar – café  «Beez» which  is located in the Chora of Folegandros since 2009, in a traditional Cycladic home, configured as […]

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An initiative of the Thera Municipality aimed at promoting the island as an international gastronomic destination. Santorini 2013: Delectable, gastronomic, deliciously explosive The eyes steady in the deep blue caldera, balance on the steep rocks and touch the white line of villages shining under the Aegean light. Santorini, imperious and mysterious, captures the traveller’s senses. In 2013, a year dedicated to the fruits of the dry volcanic land; the magnificent […]

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Ouzo a four letter – word that captures the essence of a country and the powerful flavor of an enduring tradition. Net or diluted with water, but always served in a small glass, it is found as an accompaniment to seafood meze in traditional tavernas and traditional ouzeries by the sea. This emblematic aniseed – flavoured alcoholic  drink has travelled enormous distances in time, though numerous secret recipes and distillations, […]

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Tsipouro has been the traditional beverage of Greek hospitality since long before the advent of imported spirits, and even before ouzo’s popularity exploded. Central and northern Greece are the main areas where this fiery spirit is produced, a tradition that goes back to the Byzantine era and the efforts of Mount Athos monks to experiment creatively with the produce of their vineyards. To this day, tsipouro is obtained through the […]

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Greece, apart from giving birth to Dionysos, patron god of wine, is the birth land of the first VQPRD wines in history. They were the wines of the islands of Chios and Thasos, renowned in all the ancient world. For various historical and social reasons, as well as various natural disasters, the art of wine-making disasters, the art of wine-making was neglected from the middle of the nineteenth century until […]

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Its unique tastes are some of the things which set Greece apart. You are in for pleasant culinary surprises while in this country. Contrary to common belief you will soon discover that Greek cuisine does not solely consist of mousaka, souvlaki and horiatikisalata. Greek cuisine has a great variety of dishes and can be an extremely satisfying culinary adventure for both meat – eaters and vegetarians. It could not be […]

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When in Evros, you should taste and buy: •  Glyka tou koutaliou (confiture, fruit preserved in syrup), home made liqueurs, pies, chylopites (Greek pasta), couscous, red and white trachana (crushed wheat boiled in milk and dried), fides (vermicelli pasta) made by the Tradtional Women’s Cooperative of Feres “Ekavi”, 10 Egnatias street, tel.: 25550 22226 •  Home-made pies, pastry, trachana, jams, compotes, couscous and liqueurs from Agrotouristic Women’s Cooperative of Peplo […]

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