Finding a restaurant with vegetarian or vegan options in Greece is easy. Traditional Greek diet consists mainly of dishes prepared with fresh vegetables, dried legumes, wild greens or grains such as barley. In many cases you will find imaginative combinations of the above, varying from one area of Greece to the other. There is a strong locality in Greek vegetarian cuisine: in Epirus you will taste delicious savory pies made by wild greens, in Santorini “fava” (puree made from split peas), in Thessaly “kapakoto” (eggplant baked in a spicy tomato sauce), in Crete “sympetherió” (legume and wheat-berry stew), and so on.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts created a fantastic “London vs New York” infographic for cinephiles, literature enthusiasts and food lovers. This means that if you find yourself in New York for Christmas and feel the unstoppable urge to do a “Meg Ryan” (yes, I am talking about that particular scene in “Harry met Sally”) right where it was actually filmed, then look no further. Here is all the info you need. Have a great weekend everyone!
Part of the Argo-Saronic island group, spectacular Poros is an ideal holiday destination, thanks to its proximity to Athens and some of Greece’s most important sights. Check out my list of Top Six Activities in Poros.