Gastronomy ARCHIVE

2 February 2016
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I took my first steps on Irakleia. I was 9 months old. And for 22 years, I spent my Easter and summer holidays there. For me, Irakleia is spring, it’s summer, it’s … ‘I arrive on the island and it’s time to take off my watch, turn off the switch. I am free.’ Irakleia is ...

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1 January 2016
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It rose from the sea on the command of Apollo himself, when the Argonauts were in peril crossing the Aegean Sea. Its name is Anafi. It’s a small Cycladic island, east of Santorini. A hospitable, little island with only one hamlet – Hora – and a harbor, Saint Nikolas. Your heart skips a beat with ...

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1 January 2016
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Thanks to my Mediterranean roots, born in Cyprus and raised in Greece, l have always been one of those people that was attracted by our heritage and wanted to delve deeper into it: how ancient societies were formed, what cultural elements did the Greek city-states share, and how Greek philosophy has managed to exercise such ...

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1 January 2016
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I moved to Thessaloniki because it has the same urban vibrancy I grew up with in lower Manhattan, plus bounty, beauty, and all those extra centuries of culture, including the culture thriving right now. I also love the contact- it’s a little messy, a little loud, and so warm, so personal. I love Thessaloniki because it’s ...

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12 December 2015
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I come from a beautiful area in Thessaloniki, the neighbourhood of Agios Pavlos, and we could see the whole of the Thermaikos Gulf from our balcony. I have been away from Thessaloniki for 15 years and not a day goes by that I don’t think of it. The best winter holidays I have ever had ...

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