Grecotel Hotels & Resorts’ GM V. Minadakis talks to HNA

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor Grecotel Hotels and Resorts was a dream that started to take shape 45 years ago when visionary businessman Nikos Daskalantonakis drawing...

Ambassador of Greek Gastronomy Shares Love for Olive Oil

By  Lisa Radinovsky and Maria Loi   Appointed Ambassador of Greek Gastronomy by the Chef’s Club of Greece, celebrity chef Maria Loi celebrates the flavor and...

On the Road in Greece: Penelope Exhibition & Workshop, Halki Naxos

By Catherine Tsounis   Naxos Tours passed through Halki. I came across a Folk Arts store called “Penelope” Exhibition & Workshop. I asked our guide, Evy, to...

Greek businesses will be well represented at this year’s Hermes Expo International

Look for a strong Greek presence at the 2019 Hermes Expo International. Thanks to an improving Greek economy, businesses absent in recent years are...

Mountains of the Pachamama: the Andes of Argentina

The dome of the planet was a glittering display for the Pachamama. As eyes adjusted, the sky was ablaze with stars. The Milky Way was...

On The Road in Greece: Pension Petros, Santorini

by Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   “I found you a room at Santorini’s Pension Petros in the center of Fira, Santorini, for 80 euros a day...

Kontos Foods Heads Back to Dubai for Gulfood 2019

Kontos’ Fully Certified Halal & Kosher Lineup Includes Assorted Flatbreads, Baklava, Cocktail Flatbreads & Its Newest Product, Toasted Tidbits™   Paterson, N.J. – February 12, 2019 – Kontos Foods,...

To Steki Tis Pareas:  Opa Restaurant, bringing flavors of Greece to Philadelphia

By Aphrodite Kotrotsios, Publisher   It was Friday night and as I entered Opa restaurant in the heart of Philadelphia, I was immersed in a contemporary...

Union of Santorini Cooperatives unique mission

"...to preserve the cultivation of land and overcome the challenge of rapid touristic development that leads to the abandonment of land cultivation." Stela Kasiola,...

The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Transcend Boundaries

By Lisa Radinovsky   When you think of olive oil, do you think of Italy and Spain? Did you know Greece produces the third largest quantity...

FLEGRA PALACE AND FLEGRA BEACH HOTELS

By Aurelia “I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a...

Meet Maria Menounos: Cookbook author, TV host, lifestyle expert

Greek-American cookbook author, television host, and lifestyle expert, Maria Menounos chatted with Markos Papadatos about her latest projects, which include Home Chef. Two years ago,...

Gullah Geechee: high cuisine in the low country

“Herbs are the feel good in food.” Pat Bacote, co-founder, Geechee Kunda Cultural Center “De buckruh dey duh ‘ood duh hunt tuckrey.” Incorrect English? No...

World Olive Day in Greece: Olive Oil Use in Restaurants

By Lisa Radinovsky An informative World Olive Day event in Crete focused on the optimal use of olive oil in restaurants. Cretan politicians, experts, chefs,...

Greek Olive Oils Win 42 Awards at TerraOlivo Competition

By  Lisa Radinovsky   Greek extra virgin olive oils won 39 quality awards at the TerraOlivo Mediterranean International Olive Oil Competition this year. TerraOlivo CEO Eyal...

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