Move over Athens–there’s a new, 315 BC-year-old kid on the block! It’s Thessaloniki, the capital of Greek Macedonia and the second-largest city in Greece. It’s always been popular with European travelers who are drawn to its gorgeous beaches, lively college-town energy, and cosmopolitan character.
Loukoumi is the Greek name for Turkish Delight made and enjoyed throughout Greece. Cooks make this sweet in their own kitchens or buy them from specialty candy making shops.
When on vacation, dining at a hotel restaurant usually can never compare to venturing out to a local favorite. However, at Athen’s Sofitel Hotel Chef Theofanis Stathis creates a menu worth staying in for.
Olive oil has deep cultural significance and health benefits, but alleged fraud in the industry has belittled it. New shops have emerged to change just that