Restaurants, bars & desserts

Restaurants, bars & desserts

Enjoying the Foods of Pelion

My recent sojourn to Pelion in Mainland Greece included a trip around the traditional villages and hiking around the beautiful region.  When visiting a country and region, what I enjoy the most is sampling...

Brunch at the Somewhere Hotel – Vouliagmeni, Athens Riviera

When people come to stay in Athens, it's usually a flying visit for a couple of nights before they head on a ferry or plane to an island.  I wrote a post here about...

High Tea at The Berkeley Hotel – London

Being from the UK, I've never thought of a High Tea experience before.  I get used to drinking cups of tea at home, and whilst I don't quite eat cucumber sandwiches with the crusts...

Point a Restaurant and Bar – Athens

You're spending a long weekend or romantic get-away in Athens, Greece.  Where better than to while away an evening, watching the sun go down with an Acropolis and New Museum view than at the...

Little KooK Themed Cafe – Athens

Greece is renowned for its mythology; the Gods, her ancient history and philosophers.  But fairytales?  Not so much (unless we equate mythology with fairytales, but that's a whole other 'philosophical' argument). Hidden in the...

Olive Garden – Athens

The Olive Garden is located in the Titania Hotel,  a rather ordinary hotel in a not particularly excellent area of Athens, if I'm honest. However! Don't let its immediate location put you off.  Even though...

Celebrating six months of teamwork

Sunday 21st June 2015 was the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere - the Summer Solstice.  In some parts of the Hemisphere, people celebrated with their various rituals.  Here in Athens,...

Heineken Star Bar – Athens Airport

Come and celebrate the opening of Athens Airport newest bar Travel Bloggers Greece were offered.  Advocate/Burson-Marsteller, P.R company to Athenian Brewery were handling the launch of the new Heineken Star Bar at the International Departures...

Red Elephant Indian Restaurant – Athens

Hailing from the UK, I took for granted the eclectic mix of culinary delights there.  I mean, in my father's small West Country town of Tiverton, there are at least four Indian restuarants, a...

The Clumsies – Athens, Greece

Nikos Bakoulis is the co-owner of The Clumsies - a newly opened, prestigious bar housed in an old 1919 neoclassical mansion, located in central Athens near Monisteraki and Panepistimio metro stations.  It's actually hidden...

nice ‘n’ easy restaurant – Athens

Yes, that is actually the name of the restaurant!  I was invited out to dinner the other night with a good friend and her husband. It's a bio and organic restaurant - you'll love it! she...

The Drugstore Bar – Athens, Greece

I had the fortune to celebrate my birthday at a good friend's bar this year.  The Drugstore has two locations in Athens: Psirri (very central) and Exarchia.  I decided I wanted to get to...

Manas Kouzina Kouzina – Athens

Manas Kouzina Kouzina literally translates to 'Mama's Kitchen Kitchen.'  Why would this eatery - in the centre of Athens - need to repeat the 'kitchen' twice?  Well, to understand this, you need to understand...

Mama Roux Southern BBQ Street Party – Athens

Come to Athens and you won't be disappointed at the amout of events on offer: from graffiti tours to garage sales to the Artlinks events, there's something for everyone. Last night was one for the...

Random restaurant find in Athens

What an interesting find in my neighbourhood today!  You see?  Sometimes stumbling down the wrong street is no - in fact  - wrong. I came across To Spitiko Fagito (The House of Food) , and...

Delicious desserts in Athens – Emi’s cupcakes

Cupcakes had never really taken off when I left the UK in 2008, bound for Greece. I moved to Athens in 2009 and it's really only been in the last couple of years that I've...

The best Souvlaki in Athens – a guest post

This guest post was provided by The Expat Hub– the number one online stop for expatriates looking for advice, support and information. In the UK, fish and chips is the takeaway of choice. In the US, Pizza...

Greek work for bread: be careful!

  When you come to Greece, contrary to popular belief,  it's not the Molotov's you want to be careful of, it's the bread. No, I don't have a witty tale to tell you about being poisoned...

“H” is for Honey

Welcome back A-Zers!  Did you have a good Sunday's rest? (It also happened to be Christian Easter Sunday, I hope you enjoyed yourself, whatever you were doing). Today's post is about Honey. Greek honey, or ‘meli’...

“B” is for Baklava

 A dear, dear friend of mine who is a regular follower of my blog and my other writing ventures (ie: my book attempt) is delighted with this A-Z Challenge and was desperate to know...

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