The unknown stories of known buildings in Athens (podcast version)

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON SPOTIFY: They say that the history of a city is written in its buildings. The buildings are the witnesses of the events that took place in the history of a city. There are buildings in our city that we pass every day, stood there forever and are part of our…

4 of the best ethnic restaurants in Athens

After our successful articles for the “4 of the best restaurants for casual dining” and “4 of the best places for pasta” in Athens, our team decided to present our favourite 4 places for ethnic food in the city. In this article, we present 4 restaurants, where you could taste the cuisine of the country…

The ultimate guide for the best sandwiches in Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] Although according to Wikipedia “a sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein bread serves as a container or wrapper for another food type”, it is certain that there are…

A visit to 10 historic arcades of Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] In a city like Athens, with sunshine most days of the year, one would expect there to be no commercial arcades running through large building complexes and structures. However, there is an extensive network of arcades designed and built from the late 19th to the…

The best classic pastry shops in Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The pastry shops of a city are an integral part of its daily life and culture. Buying sweets is part of our social behaviour. We buy them as a gift, as an expression of love, as part of a social habit (during the holiday seasons),…

Slice by slice – The best pizza in Athens (updated)

In October 2019 we posted our article about the search for “the best pizza in Athens”. But now we have updated our choices and here is our new verdict : 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…

Where to taste the best traditional pies in Athens

There are many places in Athens that make pies of all kind. It is impossible to visit them and try them all. In this article we will focus only on places that according to our taste have the best traditional Greek pies. What characterises a traditional Greek pie (pita / πίτα in Geek) is its phyllo…

The unknown stories of known buildings in Athens

They say that the history of a city is written in its buildings. The buildings are the witnesses of the events that took place in the history of a city. There are buildings in our city that we pass every day, stood there forever and are part of our daily lives. Have we ever thought…

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 sometimes seafood…