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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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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.

It's All Greek to Us: Greek Culture Finally Gets Its Due

Stephanie Vlahakis | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Stephanie Vlahakis

Headlines keep telling me how lazy Greeks are today, right? Wrong again. 


A Day With The Cooking Odyssey

Thei Zervaki | Posted 01.31.2012 | Food
Thei Zervaki

This year my Thanksgiving didn't come with stuffed Turkey, yams or mashed potatoes. Instead, I spent the day with the producer and the cast of the Cooking Odyssey TV show.

We Can't Get Enough Greek Food

Posted 02.06.2013 | Taste

Say it with us: galaktoboureko!

The 11 Best Ethnic Dishes To Make At Home

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.16.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We live in New York, a place where just about any craving can be met by picking up the phone and calling for take-out. Authentic ethnic food abounds, ...

2011 Oakland Greek Festival

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 07.14.2011 | Travel
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

2011-05-14-greekfest1630.jpgYesterday I hit up the festival's opening day. I was completely bowled over by the amount of food available -- up for grabs was every possible Greek delight you can imagine, prepared by local cooks.

Recession Recipe: Beef & Veggie Kebabs with Tzaziki Sauce!

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
EconomyBites

I made it my mission to learn to make delicious Greek food in my apartment. BEHOLD! MY TRIUMPH!

Roasting Chicken, Upside Down

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

There are a few elements that make this chicken fantastic, borderline addictive.