Slice by slice : The best pizza in Athens

Pizza is probably one of the most famous dishes in the world. Pizza, as we know it, was invented in Naples and since then, along with its variants, has spread all over the world. In 2009, upon Italy’s request, Neapolitan pizza was registered with the European Union as a Traditional Guaranteed Dish and in 2017 the art of its making was…

6 places in downtown Athens to eat like a local

Downtown Athens offers you many choices for eating out. However there are a few places, loved by the locals and those who work at the city center, that could offer you a truly Athenian experience. Nothing fancy,  just tasty old-fashioned food, at unpretentious places. Here are our top picks for eating out like a local…

Two new museums in Athens you must visit

Athens is a city with many interesting museums and some of them are among the most important museums in the  world, like the  Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Museum. However two new museums have begun operating in the city and they are willing to offer locals and visitors a whole new experience….

Best souvlaki (kalamaki) in Athens ?

Souvlaki (aka kalamaki) is a popular Greek food and probably the most famous Greek street food, which you should taste if you are visiting Athens. It could be found anywhere but basically at specialized restaurants known as “souvlatzidika”. It consists of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. The original souvlaki is made…

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides the…

Best burgers in Athens !!!

OK, we asked you and you told us to find the best burger in Athens. After many burgers and probably a few kilos heavier, this is our verdict : 1. Juicy Grill : There is reason why people are seeking this relatively small place in the streets of Chorargos and are lining outside to taste…

Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighbourhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighbourhood called Plaka. It lies in the northerneast side of Acropolis. The first houses were illegaly built during the reign of King Otto, at the second half of 19th century, when workers from the island of Anafi, which were considered the best…

4 snacks Athenians grew up with (and you can still taste)

Growing up in a big city like Athens, you carry with you all the tastes and the flavours that were significant in your childhood. You will always remember the first time your mother took you for shopping and after a long day, she treated you with a plate of warm “loukoumades” or a delicious piece…

Where to taste the best kebab in Athens

Kebabs are various cooked meat dishes, with their origins in Middle Eastern cuisine. Many variants are known around the world. Although kebabs are often cooked on a skewer, many types of kebab are cooked as burgers on a grill or in the oven . Kebab dishes mainly consist of cut up or ground meat or…