This Week in Greek History

By Eraklis Diamataris - May 27, 2018

May 28: On this day in 1979, Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis signed the agreement of Greece’s full accession to the European Economic Community (ECC). The […]

Turkey, Macedonia, and the 2018 Elections

By Dan Georgakas - May 26, 2018

Greek-Americans frequently have rendered valuable assistance to Greece and Cyprus.Given the current tensions with Turkey and FYROM (Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia), the time for […]

Greek-American Stories: The Facts of Life

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - May 26, 2018

Often someone appears on TV or mentions in a magazine or on the radio a fact that is designed to surprise you.  For instance, I’d […]

Analysis: The Greek Festivals, and a Suggestion

By Theodoros Kalmoukos - May 24, 2018

We have entered Greek Festival season, and in every parish the festivals will continue through the summer to late September or early October. It is […]

Greek-American Stories: Pass The Tofu, Someone

By Phyllis “Kiki” Sembos - May 20, 2018

Easter, the holiday of holidays, was coming up and Yiannis wondered where he’d be feasting.  Usually, his sister would, naturally, invite him and Areti.  His […]

This Week in Greek History

By Eraklis Diamataris - May 20, 2018

May 20: On this day in 1769, Greek admiral, merchant, and politician, Andreas “Miaoulis” Vokos was born on the island of Hydra. Vokos was the […]

Greek Cultural Gastronomy v. French Cuisine

By Dimitra Pontoporou - May 19, 2018

What is the difference between a French cuisine dish served in an awarded restaurant in Paris and a local dish served in a good tavern […]