Mar 27, 2017, 2:01 AM
Land is at a premium on the Greek Isles. To this end, bodies are often exhumed and the family will clean the bones of the dead in a wine washing celebration.
Mar 20, 2017, 1:59 AM
In the last six months, we’ve presented over 25 new words for you to add to your Greek vocabulary. Here’s a recap:
Mar 13, 2017, 1:55 AM
Even Greeks need a day of rest. We’re open six days a week but currently never on Sunday. However, if you’re looking for your fix of Greek culture, go to Google Play Movies or Amazon and rent the 1960 cult classic “Never On Sunday.”
Mar 6, 2017, 1:14 AM
If you’re looking for an authentic Greek restaurant we might start with the origins of the word ‘restaurant’. From the Old French restorer, French restaurant simply means "food that restores," it is a noun use of present participle of restaurer "to restore or refresh."
Feb 28, 2017, 12:53 PM
In November of 2015, we posted a blog called “Lesson 101A - The pronunciation and definition of the Gyro”, and now it’s time to revisit it.
Feb 21, 2017, 1:24 AM
Some fast food restaurants in Greece have a familiar feel - like the Golden Arches, which is not one of the famous antiquities.
Feb 13, 2017, 1:02 AM
Does a bear...well, you know how the saying goes, and YES, Greece has fast food.
Feb 7, 2017, 1:11 AM
Even Christ’s first miracle was turning water into wine it isn’t necessary from a religious standpoint but having a reception after the Greek Orthodox Christening is fairly traditional.
Jan 31, 2017, 12:56 PM
My good friend was recently invited to a Christening in the Greek Orthodox Church. Being her token authentic Greek Friend, she asked “Now what?”
Jan 17, 2017, 1:34 AM
We do love our sweets, and whether Baklava, Galaktoboureko or Cypriot Flaouna every Authentic Greek has their own take on a classic dish.