COVID-19

Beach Clubs in Greece to Open on Saturday

In order to maintain social distancing, restrictions will allow only for takeaway services, and a limited number of customers per 1,000 m2.

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COVID-19

Celebrations in Quarantine: How the Greeks Marked Easter at Home

Nothing could stop the Greeks from celebrating their biggest holiday. Here's what Greek Easter looked like during lockdown.

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Restaurants

Inspections Point to High Compliance Rate to Public Smoking Ban

Greece has often been criticized for failing to enforce its anti-smoking laws. Now the trend seems to be changing.

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Exports

EU Sues Denmark over Misuse of Term ‘Feta’ on Danish Cheeses

Greece's famous Feta cheese is a Protected Designation of Origin product, accounting for more than 70 percent of the country's cheese exports.

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FOOD & DRINK

Downtown Athens to Acquire New Gastronomy Hub in Arsakeio Arcade

The gastronomy center is expected to create 500 jobs, with its planners envisioning a major hub offering everything from Greek products to cooking lessons.

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Restaurants

Taste of Athens 2019: Experience the Best of the City’s Restaurants

Whether you're already familiar with the Athens restaurant scene or a foodie visiting for the first time, this festival promises to delight your taste buds.

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Arts

Schedia Home Opens its Doors, and Arms, to the People

Schedia Home, a new space offering support to vulnerable residents, has opened in central Athens.

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Food

Feta Cheese has Avoided US Levy, Says Agricultural Ministry

Feta cheese appears to have escaped from the trade war threatened by US President Donald Trump over European subsidies to Airbus.

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