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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Photo By Suvlaki

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...