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Greece, Athens, Brettos.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The unsuspected visitor of the historic center of Athens cannot miss the hundreds of colorful bottles and lights that decorate the walls of “Brettos”.  “BRETTOS” is the oldest distillery in Athens. It started operating for the first time back in 1909 at the ground level of an Athenian old mansion in the heart of Plaka. […]

Greece, Athens, Funky Gourmet.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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(Courtesy “The Fine Dining”) The first starred restaurant we had the honour to try on our trip to Greece was The Funky Gourmet. This restaurant is one of its kind, specialized in molecular cuisine. It is not only the taste, but also smells, colors, the food textures and sounds that make each dish unique. If you […]

Greece, Athens, Rest. Milos.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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With probably one of the largest list of Greek wines, restaurant Milos, Athens is a must for all those that are interested in the great variety and quality of wines from this unique winecountry. Please see their winelist In a city filled with authentic Greek food, Milos brings a uniquely sophisticated and refined approach to […]

Holland, Amersfoort, rest./wine-bar Pallas Athena.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Right in the heart of the Medieval town of Amersfoort you will find a true Greek Oasis:  Restaurant / winebar Pallas Athene.   Innovative Greek cuisine, extensive wine list, knowlegable service, and warm ambiance, have made the Pallas Athene restaurant a staple in Amersfoort. Since 1992 winelover Kostas Georgiadis runs his restaurant with unstoppable energy. […]

Holland, Amsterdam, The Greek Tavern.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Petros Ioannidis en Eleni Koutsou are the spirit & soul of this easy going, unpretentious “Pure Greek Restaurant”. Their hospitality is heart-warming , their food is excellent (all-biological) and their winelist is all but simple.             Often on weekends genuine live Greek music makes you feel quizzled: “Am I really in […]

Holland, Centre, Rest. Odyssey.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Quality food and wines, cordial service and a great ambiance are the key-words, describing Greek restaurant Odyssey in Geldermalsen, Holland. Located in the centre of Holland, between the cities of Utrecht and Den Bosch, this restaurant, run by Georgios Klazidis, has a trendy, amiable interior. Besides the mouth-watering Greek dishes they serve here, there is a […]

Spondi Restaurant, Athens.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The cellar is one of the most famous in town, with more than 1.300 wine labels, from all over the world, selected by expert sommeliers. Please their fascinating (Greek) winelist HERE. Quoting from  “The Fine Dining”: “Spondi was created in 1996
 by Mr Apostolos Trastelis, 
and it is situated in an historical district
 in the center of Athens, […]

USA, Los Angeles, Le Petit Greek.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The History of Le Petit Greek On the quaint main street of Larchmont Village, nestled in among the wonderful shops and coffee houses, sits one of the jewels of the L.A. dining scene, Le Petit Greek Restaurant. Owners Tom and Dimitri Houndalas have created a comfortable atmosphere and carte du jour that instantly transports you […]

USA, NY, Restaurant Molivos.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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USA, New York, Manhattan. Molyvos Restaurant.             Regarded as one of Manhattan’s most beloved restaurants, Molyvos serves soulful Greek cuisine in a setting that is festive and elegant. Diners have the experience of being in Greece through well-prepared and well–executed food by Executive Chef/Partner Jim Botsacos. When Molyvos opened in […]