For an authentic taste of Greece, Palm Beach residents look no further than Zorba's Taverna, a new eatery now open in Delray Beach.
With decades' worth of combined experience, owners Bobby and father Taso Orfanos joined with restaurateur Bill Maxakoulis to open Zorba's last December. The trio is d ... More >>
Sick of the same ol', same ol'? There's no need to get stuck in a rut in South Florida's ever-changing restaurant landscape. February saw the opening of an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, and specialty food venues, as well as news of several projects on the horizon. After the jump, learn who came ... More >>
Gyros, souvlaki, tyropita, fried cheese, dolmades, stuffed grape leaves. And ouzo -- how could we forget the ouzo! All that's left to say: Opa!This weekend, celebrate the 3rd annual Flavors of Greece, Fort Lauderdale's first Greek food and drink tasting event organized by St. Demetrios Church. ... More >>
A drop kick from the ocean a few blocks north of downtown Fort Lauderdale's waterfront hustle, you'll find Thasos Greek Taverna -- the new Greek restaurant from first-time restaurateurs Gus Leontarakis and Sophia Mylona. The building at the corner of A1A and Oakland Park Boulevard was once a Denny's ... More >>
One could argue that saganaki -- Y'know: A burst of flame, "Opa!" and all that -- is the territory of tourists and culinary bumpkins. But c'mon: Burned, booze-soaked cheese? What's not to like? In a town that's no stranger to the hummus and olive-oil-soaked trappings of Mediterranean fare, Estia Gre ... More >>
Falafel, hummus, kibbe, feta, souvlaki...the bounty of Mediterranean- and Greek-inspired cuisine in South Florida is no joke. And while the spectacle of belly dancers and flaming cheese seems geared more for tourist cameras than culinary success, there are some seriously good eats that pay homage ... More >>
Iwona_Kellie via Creative CommonsYou can stuff your face for $5 on Supergyro Tuesdays. Souvlaki Fast, a casual Greek joint offering traditional street food at seriously reasonable prices, has opened a second location in Boca Raton. The operation has expanded from the original spot, located in Mi ... More >>
Delicious Greek Pastries
St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church is hosting its 29th Greek Festival this weekend in Boca Raton. From Thursday - Sunday, you can gorge yourself on authentic Greek food and enjoy traditional Greek dance performances.
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The Crazy Greek Café in Deerfield Beach offers a menu of Greek and American favorites that are big on flavor and freshness. Brothers Stan and Greg Prakas opened the Crazy Greek in August and have been cultivating a local following since.
Greg, a Harvard Law School graduate, traded in his brie ... More >>
I stopped by the Flavors of Greece Festival held this past Saturday and Sunday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, hoping to sample a little taste of authentic Greek food. What I got was a big taste -- a baseball-bat-sized wallop of flavors that nearly put me in a food coma ... More >>
Loukoumades, Greek-styled donuts.
Has the economy got you so strapped for cash that you skipped your trip to the Mediterranean? There, you imagined strolling around the streets of Athens, grubbing on street food like souvlaki, meat on a stick with veggies rolled in a pita and slathered ... More >>
Fiorentina's Joshua Santangela and Jamie FournierDowntown Lake Worth gets a welcome shot in the arm when one its prime restaurant locations, shuttered since Ouzo Blue went into the great beyond, is thriving once again with the debut of Fiorentina (707 Lake Ave., 561/588-9707). Chef-propriet ... More >>
• Party like a patriot at Il
Bacio, where on Sunday, May 30, the niteclubby Delray restaurant
will host its "Wet, White and Blue" bash. On tap for the event, which
begins at 6 p.m., are live reggae from Hard Drive; drinks specials from
Bacardi, 1800 Tequila and 42 Below vo ... More >>
We reviewed Gulfstream Park's new authentic Italian restaurant Tonino Lamborghini this week in Dish.This week on the blog:The Social Media Beer Tasting gathered last Saturday to talk about how to get more craft beer into your hands.You can get a home-style lunch for under $10 at La Granja.We wrap ... More >>
Photo by flickr user shesimmers.For many of us unmarried gals, it can be particularly difficult eating alone in public. Now it just so happens that the boyfriend had to work late last Thursday after I returned from a road trip and the fridge was so bare that I could actually see the items I shoul ... More >>
Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez will be debuting this Monday in the Design District. On Tuesday the Wynwood hood, which has been quiet as an empty canvas concerning food, will finally have a restaurant: Joey's, a contemporary Italian café at 2506 N.W. 2nd Avenue. Developer Joey Goldman and ... More >>