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From Greece, with Love – Good Thinking for Mass. Greek Restaurant

February 12, 2022

She was a psychologist in Greece who met the man she loved, carrying on a long-distance relationship before he moved to the United States in 2011, marrying and starting a family.

And opening a restaurant the same week COVID-19 struck.

But Susan and Vasilios ‘Bill’ Kitkos’ Family Table restaurant in Worcester, Massachusetts withstood that hit, served only takeout to get it going and now have customers coming for a menu featuring American dishes and Greek twists.

They trained a staff and sampled dozens of types of orange juice, bread, and other items they hoped to serve with fare heavy on breakfast favorites including many versions of Eggs Benedict.

“It took us a while to find the right products,” she told The Worcester Telegram in a feature about how their summer love story brought them together and led to a family table for more than their family.

They’ve amassed a following and customers rave about the food, the report added. “It’s been great,” Susan said. “We’re very grateful. We grew and thrived but we wouldn’t be where we are without our customers and our talented staff,” she said.


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