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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."
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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.
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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.
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Feb 13, 2017, 1:02 AM
Does a bear...well, you know how the saying goes, and YES, Greece has fast food.
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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.
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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?”
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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.
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Jan 10, 2017, 1:02 AM
A name day is a tradition in some countries and consists of celebrating a day of the year that is associated with one's given name.
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Jan 3, 2017, 2:53 AM
The Mediterranean diet consists of the types of food originally eaten by the people of the region, like in Greece.
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Dec 19, 2016, 8:36 AM
In case of emergency, and the locals don’t speak English, learn these Greek phrases before leaving home.