Most Greeks would probably tell you that Greek food IS comfort food but Christos’ Pizza & Pasta takes it to another level with home made takes on the standards as well as other dishes.
The Manchester, Vermont eatery is owned by Vasilios and Garifilia Alexiou who are specialists in baked goods and have become so good at it they opened four more restaurants across the state and in Massachusetts.
The Bennington Banner said they came from Greece in 1983, bought a restaurant and fixed it up and have always used the same recipe for dough that his parents brought with them too, from their bakery in Greece.
“The real secret we want to share with you is that Christos’ has absolutely wonderful Greek food that is hard to find anywhere else. Unfortunately for us, these homemade dishes sell out almost immediately so you have to place your order in a timely fashion,” the paper said.
Especially recommended was favorite, soul-satisfying delights like spanakopita, moussaka, and giouvetsi, with chicken, lamb or beef in a stew with orzo and an aromatic sauce with garlic, oregano and herbs. Feeling comfortable yet?