Traveling Crete island earlier this summer, I came to embrace the unique culinary traditions which is the basis of the Mediterranean diet.
Running July 6th and 7th, the 2019 Caprico Feast (Γιορτή Καπρικου) is an unforgettable traditional event held each year in Galatas in Heraklion Prefecture.
This season in Chania, tour provider The Hellenic Odyssey offers experiential cultural and culinary tours of Chania and surrounds.
A story of the people of Crete, small gods every one, and a Taverna owner whose love shines through her business.
Coming up next summer at Dalabelos Estate near Rethymno, Crete renowned chef, food writer, and English professor Dr. Christopher Bakken will host an immersive program to explores the traditional cuisine, music, and culture of Crete.
Coming up June 15 – 17, Global Gardens Foodie Passport will present an incredible 3 days of touring, tasting, learning, experiencing Crete’s totally sustainable agricultural lifestyle. Guests will be introduced to the best of the island through a collection of family businesses.
Last week we dined at a number of wonderful restaurants here on Crete, our first breakfast experience after arriving was a sampling of the morning fare at 626 All Day Lounge & City Garden convinced us the chef there truly knows his business.
A recent getaway to the island paradise of Crete proved to my friend Diana Abu-Zuaiter and I once and for all, always expect the unexpected, especially on Mediterranean gems. Crete, unlike another other place either of us have visited, made good on its reputation for hospitality instantly.
Crete offers a diverse culinary trip for travelers, even though the island’s traditional cuisine is the marque attraction for foodies. While the Mediterranean diet is well known and as healthy as advertised, the Cretan take on healthy eating is actually the oldest and most time honored. Ancient as this cooking tradition is though, fine eateries around the island offer unique twists on age old recipes. Here’s a sampling of superb restaurants of a kind.