Posts Tagged ‘greek’

09.25.2012

Quick Trips: Cafe Abyssinia – Monasteraki, Greece

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AbyssiniaF The Fat Bulldog
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Three Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

Cafe Abyssinia is a landmark in the heart of Plaka, Monasteraki. This family cafe/restaurant is best visited on Sundays, where gypsy singers sing old Greek songs and play the accordion. The ambiance is fantastic as it is set right in the chaos of the Sunday antique flea market. The incredible menu focuses on Greek and… READ MORE

09.12.2012

Pantelis Tavern, Symi Island – Dodekanese, Greece

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symiF The Hungry Giraffe
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

For those of you who haven’t been to Symi Island in Greece, you are seriously missing out! This beautiful island is named after a nymph called Symi who used to live and mate with Poseidon. (How naughty!) The island is a part of the Dodekanese Islands in the Aegean Sea and it’s only 3.7 miles… READ MORE

08.29.2012

Solymar, Kalo Livadi Beach – Mykonos, Greece

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solymarf The Hungry Giraffe
Price
Five Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

There are many places in Mykonos that serve amazing food and Solymar is one of my favorites! Located right behind the gorgeous Kalo Livadi beach where the sun beds are more comfortable than your mattress at home, and people of all ages playing and enjoying the view. First of all, make sure to reserve a… READ MORE

08.24.2012

Interni Restaurant – Mykonos, Greece

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InterniF The Hungry Giraffe
Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Two Forks

Interni is ideally located in the center of Mykonos with a lovely “secret” garden, fantastic music and a nice ambiance. It is also quite expensive, and naturally the high price tag comes with high expectations. I went there with six of my friends, instead of having a great time, we spent a long time waiting… READ MORE

07.23.2012

Kiki’s Tavern, Agios Sostis Beach – Mykonos

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kiki1 The Fat Bulldog
Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

Co-Author: The Hungry Giraffe On one beautiful Mykonos afternoon, the Fat Bulldog and the Hungry Giraffe met for lunch and decided to write this post together! It was a big moment for the tavern because two ‘ladies’ ordered and ate everything the place had to offer! Kiki’s Tavern is the only tavern at the top… READ MORE

07.18.2012

Nammos Restaurant, Psarrou Beach – Mykonos, Greece

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mykonos The Hungry Giraffe
Price
Five Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

Mykonos’s Psarrou beach is a favorite of the jet setters. If you are in the mood to party, to swim next to a celebrity, and don’t mind the heavy price tag, this is where you should be. I am not joking, people flock to Psarrou beach for this reason. Oh, and of course it’s because… READ MORE

Alemagou is perched on the beach of Ftelia bay, unknown to many tourists and one of the most beautiful spots in Mykonos! This is where I spend most of my summer when in Mykonos! This year there is a new chef at Alemagou and he is truly fantastic. He is one of the ex-chefs from… READ MORE

05.02.2012

Thodoris and Eleni – Hidden Gem in Athens, Greece

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Thodoris_crop The Fat Bulldog
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

I was shown this little tavern called Thodoris and Eleni yesterday and my oh my what a pleasant surprise it was! It’s hell to get to depending on which direction you’re coming from (my GPS took me all across a million dirt roads) but if you stay on the main highway to Sounio you should… READ MORE

04.10.2012

Kanaria, Moshato – Athens, Greece

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Kanaria_crop The Hungry Giraffe
Price
Five Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

The Kingdom of fried food; The place where the shrimp is worshiped and eaten like there’s no tomorrow; the most amazing shrimp restaurant I’ve ever been to!! Yes I am so excited about finding this hidden gem called Kanaria in a rather strange area of Athens. Even for the locals, you will need either a… READ MORE

03.19.2012

Takis Taverna – on the Sea of Mani, Greece

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Takis-crop The Fat Bulldog
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

Takis Fish Taverna is a local favorite in Mani, Greece. This wonderful charming restaurant is perched right on the sea front in Limeni, which resembles a picturesque Italian coastal town. The fish melts in your mouth, the lobster spaghetti is divine and if you manage to taste the Stira fish (same family as grouper) soup… READ MORE