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Kourambiethes

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A simple all-butter biscuit that melts in your mouth! Kourambies, singular for kourambiethes, is a kind of Greek cookie prepared for Christmas that resembles a light shortbread and is typically made with almonds and brandy, usually Metaxa, for flavoring, though …

Greek frozen yogurt goes French and Dutch!

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Chillbox goes for chain expansion in France and store opening in the Netherlands. Chillbox is a fairly newly established franchise of frozen yogurt selling points all around Greece. Each store features a variety of frozen yogurt flavors, as well as …

Michael Psilakis: New York’s self-taught chef

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He was brought up and raised in Long Island by Greek parents. He studied Finance but he opted for a career of serving at TGI Fridays and Café Angelica, a trattoria that he bought and renamed as Ecco. And then, …

Amazing Greek Series Illustrations

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Colorful, amazing illustrations by Greek designer Dimitra Tzanos. Dimitra’s work is clean, simple but powerful and very attractive. Born in Johannesburg, of Greek origin she is been inspired by both sides which you can see very clear in her vivid …

The Cool Hunter for the coolest gyros place ever: “Biribildu Souvlaki”

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The Cool Hunter, one of the most-read culture and design sites globally has recently made a story on “Biribildu Souvlaki” a super cool gyros and souvlaki serving place in the south suburb of Athens Kalamaki. “Biribildu is a new souvlaki …

Marinated Olives & Feta by “a Beautiful Mess”

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A Beautiful Mess is a cute lifestyle blog focused on creating a beautiful life where you can find daily inspiration for crafts, recipes, fashion and decor. Here’s their suggestion on how to preserve for a little time olives and feta …

DomatoKeftedes Confidential

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One of the most delicious Greek appetizers, especially during the summer, are domatokeftedes meaning fritters made of juicy, ripen Greek tomatoes that taste and smell amazing!   Photo Credit lesvosreport.gr It’s a very tasty and easy to prepare “meze” which …

A delicious Cucina Povera in the heart of Athens

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Cucina Povera is a rustic, little place in Pagkrati, near the Panathinaiko Stadium providing freshly cooked, delicious food in reasonable prices. Photo credit It is a Mediterranean – Greek food serving kind of restaurant, mostly known around here for its …

Barbra Streisand chooses Greek yogurt for her son!

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Have you seen an adorable “mother & son” movie called “The Guilt Trip”, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen? In the opening credits, Barbra tries desperately (iPhone on fire people) to contact her son who is about to travel back …

Dopios.com: Don’t get lost, get the “local’s” experience when visiting Greece

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Either you are a Museum Geek or a Night Owl, you’ll surely find your “partner in tourism” all over Greece “Dopios”, means “local” in Greek, and “dopios.com” is a community marketplace that connects travelers and locals in order to create …