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...

To steki tis pareas: Under the Bridge Taverna, a hidden gem in Sutton Place,...

By Aphrodite Kotrotsios Publisher, Hellenic News of America Every time I visit New York City, I love to check out the restaurant scene,  especially the variety...

BLUE BAY HOTEL HALKIDIKI: SURROUNDED BY NATURAL BEAUTY

BY AURELIA   “Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.” Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.   BLUE BAY HOTEL The beauty that Plato...

On the Road in Greece: Eleusis, The Great Mysteries at the Acropolis Museum

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor On a pleasant day, I walked to the Acropolis Museum from my hotel the Parthenon. On the way, I enjoyed...

KOUZINA RECIPE OF THE MONTH: MINI LAMB BURGERS

INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped 2 whole egg each 5 lbs ground lamb 5 lbs ground beef 1 lb Spanish or yellow onion, grated Garlic, chopped Kosher salt Pepper 1 oz fresh...

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