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Oinothyra, Understated & off the beaten path

One of our favorite places to go when we’re seeking out a bit of creativity on our plates, without the “show” that usually goes along with those kinds of places.…

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How to dine like a Greek

You’ve found a restaurant that looks good to you. There are lots of people so you know the food is fresh. You survey the restaurant and locate an empty table.…

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Budget eats: Koutouki tis Lydias

Ok so “koutouki” doesn’t mean smokehouse, it means more like “joint” as in “Joe’s Place”. But given the sign outside defiently proclaims “We smoke here” and the signs adorning the…

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Ladokola, the plateless place

Once upon a time, many Greek restaurants didn’t use plates. Food was served on waxed paper sheets called “ladokola”. Ladokolla taverna on Imittou Street is a great place to experience…

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Sompola’s Neighborhood

Taverna Getonia tou Sompola (H Γειτονιά του Σόμπολα) Taverna with live music on Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. Singer & musician Dimitris Sompolas is an old timer who played…

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My three Greek loves

Don’t tell Basil, but if I ever leave him, it will be for yet another Greek man. The problem is, I’m torn, for three very special Athenian men have stolen…

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Politico – anatolian dining off Syntagma Square

Politico Mitropoleos 3, Syntagma Square Locals in Athens know that late July to mid August can be a hit or miss time to head out to their favorite restaurants. Like…

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