The national flag of Greece consists of a white cross on a blue background in the upper left corner, with nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. The cross represents the Eastern Orthodox Christianity of the Greeks.
This is one of my favourite places in Athens. If you stroll around Athens city centre I highly recommend to step into this bistro, which combines 50s vintage style and premium Greek cuisine. The food is absolutely delicious made of high quality local ingredients. The staff is also extremely friendly.
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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)
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
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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.