Food & Drink
Greece ranks second in the world when it comes to best, most preferred cuisine, according to TravelAtlas, based on 100,000 questionnaires. Greece gathered 4.73 points, second to Italy's 4.78, and best dishes were chortopita, antikrysto and ribs. Best Greek products were Santorini fava beans, Maleme Chania oranges, and Pine-Thyme Honey of Crete. Most favorite dishes were Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers, Stifado, Mydia, and Pastistio. Ntakos salad, Greek Salad, Meat Balls, and Fried Squid ranked at the top, best cheese included graviera from Crete, while best desserts included galaktoboureko and bougatsa.
Visit KeyTours for a 3.5 Hours Athens Food Walking Tour led by an expert guide to taste local Greek delicacies and discover the heritage of Greek cuisine in small groups, plus visit the famous Athens Central Market!
When you do make it to Athens, and should you be interested in Greek Cuisine and the Mediterranean Diet, check out The Greek Kitchen, Athens, a small cooking school and foodie tour company in the heart of the city! Learn the secrets that make Greek home cooking one of the best in the world as they share their stories with you about the products from the city that we love! They offer sessions such as the 4-hour Greek Family-Style Sunday Afternoon Cooking Class, the Greek Sunday Morning Baking Class or the Athens Market District Food Tour. For more and to book your participation, click for cookly, which brings people together through food and culture, while preserving and sharing our food traditions around the world, with a community of more than 1,000 passionate cooks across 50 countries, who share their local food heritage through authentic cooking classes.