Greek pies | Recipes | Bakeries in Athens

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There is an endless list of traditional Greek pies (πίτες). They are called “pites” in Greek but they are different to Arabic pita breads. Most of them are made of phyllo dough and a filling of basic, pure and fresh ingredients. They are also prepared in different shapes such as triangles, squares, rolls or sticks. Epirus‘ s (Northwestern part of Greece) are probably the most popular ones. But every region in Greece has a different traditional pie type to offer. In this post we are writing about the most popular ones, links with the recipes if you wish to make them at home and we suggest places where you can have the best ones of each in Athens.

Tiropita or Tyropita (Cheese Pie) Read more...

Best Restaurants in Athens

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New restaurants and cafes pop out every day in Athens and it is hard to decide where to go. We decided to write this article to guide you through the unending choices. We found it really tough to narrow down our favourite best restaurants in Athens. The restaurants we chose for the purpose of this post, apart from their gourmet dishes offer an experience to remember that we believe a traveler deserves. Welcome to our 5 best restaurants in Athens.

1. Dinner in the Sky – Experience Restaurant in the Sky Read more...

Suvlaki, Classic Greek grill in the heart of Soho, London.

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They are a small group of old friends from Athens who share an obsession with good food. Food that is fresh, healthy, and responsibly sourced. Oh, and insanely tasty!They also think Greek ‘suvlaki’ – which means ’little skewer’ or simply ’stick’ and is synonymous with street food in Greece, is the tastiest and healthiest way to eat on the go.

Which is why they decided to come together and bring this little wonder of Athens’ past to the heart of Soho. Read more...

Best beach bars in Greece

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Summer has returned. People have already started hitting the beaches. They are looking for the best beach bars to spend a relaxing day, to have chilled drinks and delicious cocktails. This article presents just few of the best beach bars in Greece. The list is endless though… 1. Pasir…on the waves – All Day Beach Bar in Chalkidiki .   2. Mango Beach Bar in Preveza 3. Copla Beach Bar in Lefkas island 4. Theros Wave Bar in Santorini

5. Mylos Beach Bar in Kos   Read more...

Best cafes in Athens

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Drinking coffee is a main part of Greek culture. Older people drink their Greek coffee in traditional cafes, named “kafenio” in cities and villages. Younger people choose modern cafes to drink cappuccinos, frappes and espressos, either warm in winter or cold in summer. Here is a list of the best cafe in Athens to have a coffee or a snack. Most of them offer breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. Check their websites by clicking on their names for details. 1. Pure Bliss – Fresh, organic food and drinks  
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  2. Shinovatis – French vintage at its greatest, for coffee and cocktails
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3. Cafe Taf – Very serious about the quality of coffee – Great service
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4. Yard cafe right below the Acropolis – a contemporary nice place to rest  
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  5. Regal Cafe Bar – A great chill-out place for coffee, food and drinks   
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