When Yanna Elfes was planning her ultimate big fat Greek wedding in Sydney, she never imagined it would be virtually attended by millions of people around the world or become the subject of a vicious email slur campaign and a police investigation.
But that's exactly what happened after she married her…
THE GREEK CFOs ANALYZE THE CRISIS
The Hellenic Association of CFOs under the obligation to inform its members on critical issues of economy and business aspects is organizing a daily event on the…Continue
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Trip to Crete raises questions about early maritime activity
“Find a good corner on the deck, and I’ll be with you in a minute,” my fellow traveler Frontis shouted over the din of cars as he secured his motorcycle on the ferryboat’s parking deck. The journey from…
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ATHENS - Thousands of protesters gathered in Athens and other major Greek cities Wednesday to condemn the government's austerity policies after an online campaign inspired by recent turnouts in Spain.
More than 10,000 people, according to media estimates, assembled in the capital's central Syntagma Square,…
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The word spice is full of semantics. It is a metaphor for the forbidden, the fiery, playful and even the mischievous. People working in the field of metaphysical interpretations of life, say that we need spiciness in our life, especially when we feel that the flavor that drives us is starting to…Continue
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By Vivi Constantinou
Grilling or barbecuing meat is by far the best way to retain its natural flavors and is also a healthier option as it does not require additional cooking fat. But serving up a slab of beef or a skewer of pork does not elevate a food to a dish, unless it has been marinated beforehand or…
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Do you visit Greek restaurants for holistic health benefits from the fermented dairy products? If you've visited any Greek restaurants that serve side dishes of tzatziki, which tasted the best and what restaurant? Was it the amount of vinegar that went into the yogurt or the proportion of garlic to salt?
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| Just one year after being bailed out, Greece may get a new aid package from the European Union and IMF. But in order to do so, it may need to sell its state assets first.
Those assets include baseball stadiums, casinos, airplanes, horse racing…
In case you haven’t heard, the rapture has quickly become a popular belief of Christians from nearly every denomination. This phenomenon has been assisted by the incredibly popular Left Behind series, which many bookstores have had difficulty keeping in stock. In fact, it is not uncommon to see the following bumper…Continue
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Kefalonia is bustling with life and is at it's very best this time of year. Come visit the home of the movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Kefalonia is Greece's most interesting and exciting island. Hollywood stars and tourist who visit the island find it's endless expanse of the Ionian Sea absolutely enchanting. The…Continue
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Starting today Hellenic Airways is officially selling tickets for its new route New York to Athens which they will be servicing for the summer from John F Kennedy Airport via Non-Stop Service. Their…Continue
Your nose is your best ally in buying octopus -- if it’s even slightly off, you’ll know about it.
The most usual variety found at fishmongers in Greece is the common octopus, which usually weighs around 3 kilos; a total of nine different varieties are found in Greek waters, but they vary only slightly.
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Peter and Nicholas Spanakos may be unknown to sports fans in Greece, but that is not the case in Brooklyn, New…
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What's more American (or more precisely Mexican) than good ol' nachos? It's become part of our leisurely pastime to whip up a batch of tasty nachos to share with our friends and family. Every sporting event, get together, or casual night out with friends will most likely have some sort of nacho dish present. This is…Continue
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ATHENS, Greece – Government officials appealed for calm Friday after three days of attacks by ultranationalist mobs on dark-skinned foreigners in Athens, sparked by the fatal mugging of a Greek man in the capital's crime-infested center.
The public order minister, Christos Papoutsis, said there was a…
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If you've got a spare billion or so dollars lying around, and have ever dreamed of owning or operating a mid-size Mediterranean lottery system -- let's just say you may want to circle May 16 on your calendar.
That's when the Greek parliament, troubled by loads of sovereign debt and a stalled economy, is set…
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It seems burgers are all the rage these days. Burger joints are popping up everywhere and hamburger chains are growing at a crazy rate, so it seemed fitting to post a recipe for a good burger, but with the added greatness of being a GREEK BURGER! Honestly, what's more Greek than using feta and olives in your…Continue
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