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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Sep 04, 2017

Gastronomy

Why I Love Being a Foodie in Greece

The Greek capital is becoming a foodie’s paradise, with a new generation of restaurants (and restaurant-goers) riding a wave of newfound creativity.

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Ioanna Fotiadi

BY Ioanna Fotiadi

| Apr 20, 2017

Athens

The Expat Sharing His Love of Greece Through Cooking Lessons

He came to Greece alone at the age of 17 after having lied to his parents. “I knew then that I wanted to live in Athens,” says Stephen Akehurst, now 38, as he welcomes me into a beautifully renovated space in the Greek capital, where he teaches Greek cooking to dozens of travelers

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Alexia Amvrazi

BY Alexia Amvrazi

| Mar 31, 2017

Life

Souvl-etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Eating Souvlaki in Style

Easy to find everywhere in Greece, the delicious street-food takes some skill to master to avoid a sloppy mess.

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Omaira Gill

BY Omaira Gill

| Apr 22, 2016

Life

How to Win at Greek Egg Tapping

Red eggs at the ready: your guide to making sure you win the Easter game.

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Omaira Gill

BY Omaira Gill

| Feb 23, 2016

Life

Down at my Local Bakery

A behind the scenes look at what goes into making bread and why Greeks are so fond of it.

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Maria Korachai

BY Maria Korachai

| Feb 19, 2016

Destinations

Aegina: Steak With a View

Catch the ferryboat from Piraeus to nearby Aegina and head to its highest mountain for a steak worth traveling for.

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Diana Farr Louis

BY Diana Farr Louis

| Sep 11, 2015

Athens

A Shrimp Institution

It’s just a neighborhood, no frills taverna, and in an out of the way residential neighborhood at that, tucked into a corner on a back street in Piraeus that ends at the Greek Naval Academy. You will catch a glimpse of the open sea and some young cadets in uniform leaving and entering the gates, but Margaro hardly matches the picture postcard notion of a Greek seaside taverna. You wouldn’t…

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