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Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Does It Help You When You're 'Hangry'?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm embarking on a quest, a mission, a journey. I'm going on a worldwide (okay, nationwide) search for something. Sorta like Kerouac, in search of him...

Dining Discovery in Athens Dishes Up a Positive Vibe

Rick Steves | Posted 04.30.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Stepping out of my hotel during my first hour in Athens, I stumbled onto a great restaurant. This video clip illustrates perfectly how Athens is reg...

Kalos Orisate / Welcome!

Yannis Tobas | Posted 03.19.2015 | Taste
Yannis Tobas

I want to get on your good side and sweeten you. So I will start with a dessert. Let's make baklava.

Back to the Future: Capitalizing on the Traditional Greek Diet is a Key Part of Solving the Crisis for Greeks

Stefanos N. Kales | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanos N. Kales

The evidence of the international scientific community is compelling in favor of the Greek Mediterranean Diet, and the market is in love with anything Greek, while at the same time Greece is in such a tough situation.

Festive Almond Snowball Cookies

Katerina Stai | Posted 03.01.2015 | Taste
Katerina Stai

You can preserve these cookies for a long time (almost a month) but you'll have to sprinkle with powdered sugar again before you serve.

Vasilopita Cake With a Greek Flavor of Almonds and Citrus Fruits

Katerina Stai | Posted 03.01.2015 | Taste
Katerina Stai

Vasilopita is the Greek, traditional St. Basil's New Year's cake. On New Year's Day families cut the Vasilopita to bless the house and bring good luck for the new year.

Christmas Turkey With a Greek Flavor

Katerina Stai | Posted 02.19.2015 | Taste
Katerina Stai

This is a recipe for a different kind of stuffing for turkey that is rich in flavor and fragrance.

Melomakarona: Greek Christmas Cookies With Olive Oil

Katerina Stai | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste
Katerina Stai

This is a fantastic traditional recipe for Greek Christmas cookies with olive oil, honey, walnuts and cinnamon.

5 Of The Best Wurst On Planet Barbecue

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.11.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Is sausage the new bacon?

5 Delicious Greek Superfoods To Immediately Improve Your Health

HuffPost Greece | Katerina Nanopoulou | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Superfoods are as popular as ever, and it’s easy to see why. These mostly plant-based foods high in antioxidants, vitamins, calcium and minerals hav...

The Mediterranean Diet: A Healthy Addiction

Michael Psilakis | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Psilakis

Imagine the surprise when you finally realize that the addiction came in the form of a substance that provides the necessary nourishment that we all must partake daily to survive.

Can "Eating Like a Greek" Lead to Healthier Workplaces and Schools?

Stefanos N. Kales | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Stefanos N. Kales

The diet is defined by a high intake of extra virgin olive oil, fruits, vegetables, other plant proteins and fibers (nuts and legumes), unrefined whole grains, and fish.

This Is What Happens When You Visit A Greek Market Early In The Morning (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The place is ringed by dining establishments, which I cannot resist, even at 9 a.m.!

Michael Psilakis' Grilled Dorade

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Michael Psilakis is a world-renowned chef whose restaurants have earned countless accolades.

Simple Greek: Baked Sardines From Diane Kochilas

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Diane Kochilas of Molyvos gives her advice for cooking Greek food -- such as ingredients like olives, oregano, fennel, feta cheese and citrus -- and then she showcases a traditional recipe from Lesvos, baked sardines. She shows us how to make baked sardines and explains why it is such an essential dish for Greece.

Lobster Gone Wild... on Santorini! (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

Last May, I had a killer pasta-with-lobster dish on my favorite island, Santorini. Today's offering gives you the spiny view... plus most of the res...

16 Food Reasons Greeks Are Better At Life

Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste

Two words: grilled cheese.

A New York City Greek Restaurant That Sets New Levels For Modern Hellenic Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 03.22.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Quality does not just count, it costs, and Nerai delivers it with a panache unique to Greek restaurants in NYC.

Mediterranean Diet the Focus of Greek Food Startups

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Elena Paravantes RD

If you look beyond all the packaging, business plans and awards what you see are young people embracing the humble ingredients of their traditional diet, which is slowly fading.

Hunting For Octopus and Cooking for Michael Pollan: An Interview With Christopher Bakken

Food Riot | Posted 11.16.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

If you're at all interested in terroir, mythology, history, cheese, olive oil, or epic honey, read on. And then get the book.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, King Souvlaki of Astoria

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Grilling fast and grilling good" is the name of the game at this meat-on-a-stick street food stop.

How To Eat Like A Local In Greece

Fodor's | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Fodor's

Every summer, urban Grecians migrate from the mainland to many of the country's mythical islands. Here, away from the chaos of the cities, Greeks have mastered one of the most enviable arts of Mediterranean living.

Find the Best Food in Greece

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Elena Paravantes RD

It is officially summer in Greece and that means tourist season. Athens, the islands and Greece in general are filled with visitors, and if you are one of them, here are six tips to help you get the best food experience.

PHOTOS: Inside Mike Isabella's New Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- One of D.C.'s most anticipated restaurants finally has an opening date: Kapnos, the third Washington offering from Chef Mike Isabella (G...

New Greek Cuisine Is Here to Stay

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 07.20.2013 | Taste
Elena Paravantes RD

Greek food can be many things: humble, healthy and sophisticated.