Eco-conscious shoppers in Athens now have plenty of top quality option when searching for the perfect accessories, jewellery, clothing, and home decor items. As with vegan-vegetarian restaurants and stores selling Greek and global natural, organic cosmetic products, more and more stores catering to the ethically-minded are sprouting up around the capital. Here we showcase our… Read More 4 excellent eco-logical greek stores
‘Dirty’ Vegan chef Nikos Gaitanos Nikos Gaitanos is a chef specializing in vegetarian/vegan cuisine. He has worked as a consultant at vegetarian/vegan restaurants in Greece as well as in the UK. Currently he is Head Chef of “Healthy Bites” and “Vegan Nation” restaurants in Athens and “The Saints Stores” in Thessaloniki. He is the author… Read More a chat with athens’ top (vegan) chefs
And now, the time has come for Athens to taste succlent and mouthwatering Hawaiian poke, cubed raw or marinated fish with soy sauce, sesame oil and usually rice and other condiments of choice. On tiny yet increasingly lively Petraki St near Syntagma Sq, chef Yiannis Kandylidis and his partners Yiannis Biniaris and Konstandinos Yiannoutsas have… Read More hawaii to heaven
Until recently in Athens, if you were looking for fast food, there are chains like Grigoris and Everest, Goody’s and MacDonald’s, neighbourhood bakeries of all styles, serving all kinds of pies, and of course a souvlaki shop around every corner. Now there is also Vegan Nation, located right across Monastiraki Square, where the focus is packaged,… Read More fast food + vegan? sure thing!
The world is crazy about health juice bars, and Athens has joined in on quenching its thirsty curiosity by relishing the specialized bars selling liquid concoctions made out of fruit, vegetables, roots, herbs and adaptogen superpowders. In Athens you can find at least 3-4 such places in every central neighborhood, like Acropolis, Syntagma and Monastiraki.… Read More juicy livin’ – top 5 hotspots now
In the early 1980s in Greece, vegetarianism was an alien concept and a good excuse to mock someone mercilessly. However, in the last decade in particular (perhaps also due to growing interest in alternative therapies and exercise like yoga) Greeks have become familiar with the vegetarian ideology and practice, and more recently the vegan diet… Read More vegan food scene, athens
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