A story of the people of Crete, small gods every one, and a Taverna owner whose love shines through her business.
This past weekend we had the pleasure of visiting one of our favorite Crete hangouts, the amazing Almyra Seaside Food and Cocktails, for their season opener. Located in unbelievable Agia Pelagia, Almyra is one of those places you will never forget. Here’s a recap of yet another evening of hospitality magic right on one of […]
Don’t you just hate it when friends recommend a restaurant and the food and/or service turns out to be horrible? How about the feeling when those recommendations turn out to be spot on, how does that work for you? Well, a Facebook recommendations test we did the other day sent us to Peskesi Restaurant, which nearly […]
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.
The season change on Crete represents a rather dramatic shift for local businesses and the general public there. What was a spinning, buzzing summer spectacle of touristic beach-going, becomes in the cooler months one of the most laid back vacation destinations on Earth. This November the notoriusly friendly folks at Lato Boutique Hotel reopen gourmet restaurant Brillant with a new and interesting gastronomy concept.
A culinary delight is always better when the ambiance of place meets the perfection of gastronomical intent. Dining overlooking awe inspiring scenery, what could be more important to accentuate food art? Here’s a list of restaurants you’ll have to add to your dining bucket list. Portugal to Mother Russia, there’s a foodie world out there where tasting can be a feast for the eyes too.
Summer vacationing on the Greek isle of Crete is in full swing for thousands of sun and fun seekers. So, in the spirit of Cretan hospitality (Filoxenia) Lato Boutique Hotel* is giving away a luxurious weekend in Heraklion.
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.