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Mediterranean Food

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

John Mariani | Posted 08.20.2014 | 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 Authority.com | Posted 07.25.2012 | Food
Organic Authority.com

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.

45 Ways To Get A Taste Of The Mediterranean

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

The robust flavors of Mediterranean cooking are perfect for summer entertaining, and you don't have to fly all the way to Europe to experience it. Jus...

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.