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  • Tsikali Taverna, Vathi, Sifnos Island, Greece
    Tradition is the norm at Tsikali Taverna on Sifnos Island
    Slow roasting lamb and cooking bean soup in hand thrown earthenware pots in community based wood fired ovens is a romantic dream. Producing your own cheese from goats and sheep from your farm is the fantasy of many a chef. Serving these dishes on...
  • Cookies from the Greek festival to make at home
    Cookies from the Greek festival to make at home
    About this time each year, several of the Greek Orthodox churches in and around the North Carolina area have an annual Greek Festival and pastry sale. Here, you can get a taste of the cuisine of Greece, as well as shop for Greek collectables,...
  • Greek egg salad
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's Greek egg salad recipe
    This was a delightfully different version of egg salad! We used fresh tomatoes and cucumber from our garden and those fresh add ins really make a difference.Next time, I think I will try fresh garlic rather than the powder.Very filling!2 T plain 2...
  • Asterias seafood restaurant, Flegra Beach Boutique Apartments
    Asterias: Greek seafood at the new Flegra Beach Hotel
    With tourism to Greece booming in 2014 more visitors are discovering that the season is year round. Even on the northern Greek Macedonian peninsulas of Halkidiki – long a favored summer playground ­– the beachfront Asterias seafood...
  • Milos, Cyclades Islands, Greece
    Let a Greek volcano do the cooking at Sirocco
    Does continual beauty cause you to yawn? Is dining within sight and sound of warm shockingly blue water directly on a white sand beach passé on your "bucket list?" If so Paleochori beach's Cafe Restaurant Sirocco on the Greek...
  • Scott Michael Foster
    'Greek' series finale on ABC Family: How did this show end in 2011?
    On March 7, 2011, 'Greek' closed out its final chapter and showed the series finale. Did your favorites end up together? Here is what you missed on the show.Cappie realizes that with all of his switching majors and taking classes that he...
  • Hercules
    Hercules the man!
    Hercules: Rated “PG-13” (1 hour, 38 minutes) Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter MullanDirected by: Brett RatnerAnd here we have, in this new film, yet another telling of the legend of the mythic...
  • Chef Giorgos Kosmidis
    Greek chef Giorgos Kosmidis Halkidiki shrimp
    The three peninsulas of Halkidiki – Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos ­– are the summer playgrounds of Macedonia. Blessed with numerous and secluded beaches, surrounded by the clear blue Aegean sea with pine forested mountains of wild...
  • Santorini caldera from Santo Wines
    Sustaining Greek agriculture: the mission of Santo Wines
    The volcano that blew Santorini into history 3,500 years ago created a soil that produces the driest white wines and the finest dessert wine this chef has ever had moisten his palate. They ought to be on the list of every Michelin starred...
  • Chi City Tap Plans for Naperville
    Chi City Tap Sports Bar Proposed
    A Greek-inspired sports bar and restaurant may fill theformer Blockbuster Video building at 1595 N. Aurora Road in Naperville. Last week, the Naperville Liquor Commission unanimously voted to send a positive recommendation about the proposed...
  • Summer Wine Dinners
    Go ahead and Wine!
    This week and next, two area restaurants will host summer wine dinners, collaborating with a wine partner to take guests through a five-course tasting menu and wine pairings.The first event will be held this Thursday, June 19, as Chef-Owner...
  • Camille Grammer
    ‘RHOBH’ star Camille Grammer’s ex-boyfriend breaks silence over abuse claims
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Camille Grammer was thrilled that she started dating again after her ex-husband, Kelsey Grammer, revealed that he had been cheating on her and wanted to start a new life with another woman....
  • Naussa, Island of Paros, Greece
    Paros Land Hotel exemplifies the gift of Athena
    On the Greek island of Paros, the Paros Land Hotel offers more than the hospitality that makes this country a top tourist destination. Greece has stories to explain everything. The olive tree was Athena's gift to the people providing food, oil...
  • Hercules
    Canadian Opera Company and Peter Sellars present 'Hercules'
    "Hercules" is one of the most famous of the ancient Greek anthologies, a tale of the strongest man in the world. So when paired with some of the strongest operatic voices in the industry and one of the most renowned composers in Handel,...
  • A typical small secluded beach in the Halkidiki peninsulas
    Driving Kassandra unplugged and tuned into Greece
    Sitting at a beach side café in Possidi on the Halkidiki peninsula of Kassandra, this North American was struck by an unfamiliar scene. People were reading – not on tablet computers, not on smartphones or with wires dangling down from their...