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The Best Gyro & Souvlaki in Athens

Bairaktaris Taverna Near Hadrian’s Library in Athens’ Monastiraki Square, the tantalizing aromas of roasting meat, gyros and souvlaki surround you. There are lots of restaurants that serve these Greek specialties, but my all time favorite has to be Bairaktaris Taverna, which has been around since the late 19th century. Spiros Bairaktaris is now the third…  Read More

The Best Upscale Dining in Athens

Where to Splurge in Athens For many tourists, Athens represents nothing more than a fling prior to hitting the Greek Islands, but you’re making a mistake if you don’t spend more than a few days in the capital city to sample the jaw-dropping fare.   Varoulko One of the best restaurants in the city, the…  Read More