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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.

Eat a Traditional Greek Breakfast While Viewing the Acropolis

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 04.08.2013 | Home
Elena Paravantes RD

Have you ever had a Greek breakfast? Most think it is nonexistent, or made up of a cigarette and a coffee. However, Greece has a rich tradition when it comes to breakfasts. Unfortunately though, if you are a tourist, you won't get to taste it at most hotels or restaurants in Greece.

An Amazing New Twist On 7-Layer Dip

Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste

It's making us think of the word 'majestic.' You too, right?

A Dessert Worthy of the Gods

Marisa Churchill | Posted 12.21.2012 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

I am currently traveling in Greece, preparing to film season 3 of The Cooking Odyssey, and life seems to be less about sweet & skinny and more about the old Greek proverb "all is well when the honey is sweet."

7 Ways To Cook A Greek Christmas Dinner

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 02.16.2013 | Taste
Elena Paravantes RD

With just a few small changes to your celebratory dinners you can add a taste of the Greek-Mediterranean diet but also the health benefits of this diet, without changing your menu all that much.

The Real Greek Salad: How to Make It, How to Eat It and Why It's Good for You

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 12.25.2012 | Taste
Elena Paravantes RD

I love the horiatiki salad, because it is healthy and almost decadent at the same time, just like most Greek food. But before we go on with the recipe, we need to clear up a few misconceptions.

Totally American Ways to Enjoy Healthy World Flavors

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Global flavors from Greece, Cuba, Morocco, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Peru, Spain, etc. are showing up on tables, restaurant menus and food trucks all across the U.S. Here are some quick and easy "Americanized" ways to enjoy some healthy world flavors today.

5 Ways To Eat Like A Greek

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home
Elena Paravantes RD

The traditional Greek diet circa 1960 is considered one of the healthiest, if not the healthiest diet, in the world. It served as the basis of the Mediterranean diet as we know it today. Let's see 5 healthy habits of the Greeks.

WATCH: The Best Of NYC Street Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.07.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

These are the street food elite: six food vendors cooking up special plates unlike any other in the 5 boroughs.

Food That's Worth a Little Political Turmoil: Dimitris, in Santorini, Greece

David Rosengarten | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home
David Rosengarten

If you're thinking of going to Greece this summer, stop thinking and start going. If you go to just one place, go to Santorini: surely an A-list candidate for Earth's most beautiful spot, and a newly-minted gastronomic hub.