New additions to our wine list

New additions to our wine list

For the 2020 winter season we introduce some very special labels of selected, aged red wines. Awards: silver – Grand International Wine MUNDUS VINI 2018 silver – Balkan International Wine Competition 2018 silver – Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 gold – TEXSOM International Wine Awards 2019 silver – Mundus Vini 2019 gold – TEXSOM International Read more about New additions to our wine list[…]

"Philotimo", the Greek secret

“Philotimo”, the Greek secret

Leading Greek-Americans Explain Why Hellenic Excellence Throughout History May Result From The Uniquely Greek Word “Philotimo” Arianna Huffington,George Stephanopoulos, Bob Costas and Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America Demetrios are among the nationally-known Greek-Americans who appear in video titled The Greek Secret produced by Manatos & Manatos for the Washington Oxi Day Foundation. The video suggests Read more about “Philotimo”, the Greek secret[…]

Michael Tsagarakis - "Tsagaromihalis"

Michael Tsagarakis – “Tsagaromihalis”

ο Τσαγκαρομιχάλης – Μιχαήλ Τσαγκαράκης This mansion was built by Michael Tsagarakis (the man pictured above) at the end of last century.   He was a well respected man and had his own olive oil factory and flour mill.     He had eight children. One of his sons, Kostas, was a judge and also Read more about Michael Tsagarakis – “Tsagaromihalis”[…]

Traditional Greek Easter dinner

Traditional Greek Easter dinner

  Are you familiar with the traditional dishes that Greeks use to cook on Easter? On Holy Saturday night apart from our usual menu dishes you will have the chance to try some popular Greek specialities, traditionally made on Easter. “Magiritsa” A Greek “Easter soup” made from lamb offal Magiritsa is eaten to break the Read more about Traditional Greek Easter dinner[…]

'Katsouna' - the Cretan shepherd's crook

‘Katsouna’ – the Cretan shepherd’s crook

In the mountains of Crete lives a tree, Ampelitsia … … a relative to elk in danger of extinction. Shepherds’ crook in Crete are traditionally manufactured with its wood. The Cretan crook or else ‘Katsuna’ was an integral part of the body of the Cretan. Elders but also young Cretan shepherds kept a ‘katsuna’ to help them Read more about ‘Katsouna’ – the Cretan shepherd’s crook[…]

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Cretan diet

Greek culinary, with the variety and quality of its materials, with its wise, beneficial combinations and centuries of knowledge, enjoys a privileged position in the global taste culture. Greece is characterized by the numerous islands and the intense relief of the mainland. This morphological variety creates “worlds inside a world”. Common characteristics are the excellent Read more about Cretan diet[…]