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Mediterranean Food

The Art of Morah: Inside the Kitchen and the World of Chef Stuart Cameron

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.06.2017 | Taste
E. Nina Rothe

Going to a great restaurant should be a sexy experience. For me, it's the combination of a serene atmosphere, surroundings that should look sultry but...

Kibbeh Recipe, Most Loved Lebanese Street Food

Vincenzo Prosperi | Posted 01.28.2017 | Taste
Vincenzo Prosperi

Kibbeh Recipe Kibbeh is a traditional Lebanese recipe which combines mince and ground meat with the perfect combination of nuts and spices. This savou...

An Easy Bean Salad That's Perfect for Summer Parties

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Katina Simonetta Jenkins, merchandising coordinator at Rodale's What should you bring to that last-minute cookout? This refreshingly...

Atrio Is NYC's Best Restaurant Way Downtown

John Mariani | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Despite the fact that so many of the world's finest restaurants, both in the U.S. and abroad, are in hotels, some people still place an onus on dining...

Mediterranean Overtures at NYC's Theo's Restaurant

John Mariani | Posted 03.15.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Just three months old, and despite one change of chef and a re-casting of the menu, Theo's has emerged as one of the best seafood restaurants in Manha...

Ten Reasons Why You Should Choose Greece For Your Next Holidays

Gabi Ancarola | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Gabi Ancarola

Greece has been an enchanting mystery since I was a child. I was raised by a father who did not read me fairy tales or bed time stories but Greek myth...

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.

The Mediterranean Diet Manifesto

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

One of the diets that has stood the test of time, has been followed by real people and has the research to support it, is the Mediterranean diet. A non-restricting diet associated with numerous health benefits. And while it is a specific way of eating, it is also a way of living.

Ikaria: The Mindful Mediterranean Diet on the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

Diane Kochilas | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Kochilas

Ikaria's remoteness helped shape a culture of solidarity, self-reliance, and, to use a catchphrase of the day, mindfulness.

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.

Two Great New Ethnic Restaurants Open on New York's Upper West Side

John Mariani | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Two outstanding newcomers to the neighborhood prove yet again that many in the food media have demeaned the UWS's restaurant offerings by sheer omission.

What Greece Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Eating More Vegetables

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

While we know that the traditional Greek diet decades ago was mostly vegetarian due to the religious fasts, but also to economic reasons, today Greeks have moved away from their traditional diet, eating a more Westernized diet, but surprisingly still consume plenty of vegetables.

10 Recipes To Ease You Into Liking Olives

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Many foods are acquired tastes -- they're not immediately liked by everyone (like, say, something like macaroni and cheese, which if you don't like, y...

All I Want for Ramadan Is My Own Mutation

Janine Jagger, M.P.H., Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Janine Jagger, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Demoralized and despondent, I was back in my doctor's office for the umpteenth time in three years. Dr. Schorling walked in looking unsuitably chipper holding a scrap of paper torn from a note pad. So far all diagnostic roads led nowhere.

5 Things My Italian Parents Taught Me About Food

Lisa Lori | Posted 07.15.2013 | Parents
Lisa Lori

The Italian approach to life has been well-chronicled in bestsellers such as Eat, Pray, Love and Under the Tuscan Sun, but we shouldn't overlook the valuable lessons the Italian approach to food can teach our children.

Sautéing Shrimp

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Trust your common sense, your sense of touch and your taste. Don't over cook is the mantra for all fish, especially for shrimp.

Super Creamy Raw Tahini Hummus Recipe

Organic | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

Hummus has been a staple throughout Mediterranean cultures for millennia. Light, creamy and full of flavor, this raw hummus recipe omits the chickpeas and focuses instead on the nutty and super rich flavor of the sesame seed tahini.

Fig & Olive: The Flavors of the Mediterranean

Scott Bridges | Posted 06.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

I'll just say it: This is one of the best pure Mediterranean restaurants that I know of. If you're looking for a perfect Easter brunch this weekend, this should top your list.

Mediterranean Recipes That Make The Most Delicious Dinner

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.28.2015 | Taste

The robust flavors of Mediterranean cooking are perfect for summer eating, and you don't have to fly across an ocean for a taste -- it's easy enough t...

Mezze's Marvelous Middle-Eastern Menu

Jay Weston | Posted 10.09.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Travel to the Middle East can be pretty dicey and even perilous these days (apart from Israel), so if you crave a visit there, why not head down to this Mediterranean town house on La Cienega instead.