A Greek Food Experience

Loukoumi's Taverna & Greek Restaurant Blog. The famous across New Yorker's place now shares Greek traditional recipes and health information for the Greek kitchen.

Travel to Greece to Discover a Mediterranean Flavours Without Leaving Your Kitchen

When it came to food, the ancient Greeks revered three things: bread, wine and olive oil. They also stressed the importance of civilised, convivial eating – sitting down around a table to share a meal – which, like baking bread, fermenting grapes and pressing oil, was considered one of the signs of a civilised society. These days, not much has changed. Bread, wine and olive oil, along with fresh vegies, are the cornerstones of Greek cuisine. Known as the Mediterranean diet, it’s considered to be one of the healthiest models for eating.

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Loukoumi is the child of Chef/Owner Kostas Avlonitis, who is credited with opening one of the first Greek restaurants in New York City.