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10 Great gifts from Greece

Got a Grecophile in your life? Friends with a Philhellene? Just want a wonderful souvenir from Greece? Here’s 10 great ways to give ’em Greece from your holiday (and you…

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Hidden Food Festival!

Tucked Away, Traditional Greek Food Markets … Most visitors to Syntagma Square, even those who frequently use the metro, don’t realize that there’s a hidden exhibition hall tucked away beneath…

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To Market, To Market … Athens Farmer’s Markets

Ever since my first trip to Athens in 1989 I have been fascinated by outdoor street markets. Back then large chain supermarkets were non-existent in Greece, so each neighborhood had…

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Golden amber where the road ends

About 19 km from Tripoli, in the center of the Peloponnese, where the road ends, nestled in the steep slopes of Mount Mainalon, there is a magical place called Piana.…

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Sample the flavors of Greece

As readers of this blog know, I love food, and it’s also one of my favorite things to bring back to friends and family when I’m returning to Chicago from…

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Travel tips: Food Allergies, getting by in Greece

As the daughter and mother of diabetics, I’m accutely aware of the challenges of travel when one has an issue with the types of food they can eat. Over the…

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Big Fat Free Food Exhibition at the Zappeion

Read what you want into the title of this blog post, but the 130 Greek producers of traditional & organic food producers and distributors that will be participating in the…

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Free Food and Wine tasting in Athens

The Mediterranean Diet Food Market in Pagrati Interested in cooking Greek food? Not sure where to begin? Here’s your chance to learn about legumes, a staple of the healthy Mediterranean…

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