An Athens Authentic At-Home Greek Dinner

An Athens Authentic At-Home Greek Dinner

By Eileen Ogintz ATHENS, Greece — What’s on the menu this Friday night in Athens? A traditional menu says Katia Iordanidou. An eggplant salad, fried cheese, Greek salad followed by stuffed tomatoes and peppers and a traditional dessert–mini fried donuts topped...
Mythology Made Easy in Athens

Mythology Made Easy in Athens

By Eileen Ogintz ATHENS, Greece — Have you ever had to share a room with a sibling? Or a college roommate you don’t know, or don’t like very much. It’s not always easy. Imagine if you are a competitive Greek god or goddess of ancient mythology with a big ego,...
A taste of Authenticity in Athens

A taste of Authenticity in Athens

By Eileen Ogintz ATHENS, Greece — PSSST… Want to experience the real Athens? “Come back for a second visit,” says Spyros Kagkas. The native Athenian should know.  He runs This is Athens With a Local, a volunteer program designed to...