Tripod Salad with Greek Sea Salt

- May 3, 2014

Tripod Salad Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 minced scallion 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper […]

Greece in Wax

- May 2, 2014

The ghosts of figures key to Modern Greek history eerily come to life in the form of wax models by renowned sculptor Pavlos Vrellis at […]

Krasi Me Sika (and other fruit)

- May 2, 2014

Wine goes great with lots of different fruit: apples, peaches, and figs. The right wine, of course, can make a big difference. Located in Sonoma […]

Bok Choy Skordato

- May 1, 2014

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 tablespoons grape seed oil 3 cloves garlic, pressed 2 pounds baby bok choy, cut Chiffonade style Sea salt […]

Mystras Castle: The Wonder of Morea

- April 30, 2014

A fortified town near ancient Sparti on Mount Taygetos in the Peloponnese, Mystras was built around a fortress dating back to 1249, and in the […]

Wine Just in Time for Souvlaki Season

- April 29, 2014

As the weather gets warmer and warmer, outdoor cookouts become more and more frequent. For Greeks, that means lamb, pork, and other meats, “stin souvla” […]

Moura Levanta Crisp

- April 28, 2014

About a decade ago, lavender began to appear in a variety of culinary dishes and many people seemed put off by the flavor, often associated […]

Mezedakia in Athens

- April 27, 2014

Gougou Meze in Athens is a perfect place for visiting with a group of friends. The food here is simply delectable and friendly priced. Mix […]

Fried Anthoi with Wine Pairing

- April 26, 2014

Use squash, pumpkin or zucchini flowers for this favorite recipe that is popular in Greece. You can find them at Asian markets, or plant your […]

Panormitis Bay: Quintessentially Idyllic

- April 26, 2014

“Panormitis Bay is as close to idyllic as it gets,” says Richard Clark, author of the recently released Lives and Landscapes on the Island of […]