GASTRONOMY

A culinary homage to Asia Minor
CULTURE

The 15th Quality Awards of the influential Gastronomos food magazine, published by Kathimerini, had a special emotional touch this year as it coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe.



Gastronomos Quality Awards for best products
CULTURE

The Gastronomos Quality Awards are in their 13th year. This year, the aim was to showcase the “Little Heroes,” the generation that dared to create during the financial crisis and succeeded with whatever means they had at their disposal.


Aegean flavors earn distinction
IMAGES

Greece’s southern Aegean islands have won this year’s European Region of Gastronomy award. The distinction, bestowed by an independent panel of international experts, aims to highlight distinctive food cultures and encourage gastronomic innovation while promoting a more sustainable lifestyle. In the photo, Kalymnos archaeologist Evdoxia Tsougrani carries Xysma bread, which brides traditionally baked to make a good impression on their mothers-in-law. [Stathis Klimis]



Patra’s historic Mamos beer set for revival
CULTURE

Photographs of Athens's Omonia Square back in the 1960s – when it still had a fountain – reveal the dynamism of the Greek economy at the time, as it was lit up at night by dozens of neon signs that cast a mesmerizing glow.


Street Food Festival | Athens | May 5-21
WHAT'S ON

The Athens Street Food Festival is returning for a second outing this year, in which a wide variety of mouthwatering street food will be showcased at the Palio Amaksostasio in Gazi over the course of three three-day weekends in May (May 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21).