Athen’s best brunches to soothe your soul

“It started right here. This is the beginning of the c” said Gary Greengrass, the owner of the Upper West Side delicatessen Barney Greengrass, known as”The Sturgeon King.” The man who has run his grandfather’s deli since 1983, is speculating that New York brunch as we know it began here on Amsterdam Avenue at 86thStreet, amid pickled herring, whitefish salad, and salmon with eggs and onions. “It sort of evolutionized from here,” he says and Athens is on his side. Over the last couple of years, brunch is big business in Athens. These are the best places to go and eat a gratifying meal to start the day and keep your energy up until the usually late lunch.  Read more

Where to eat in Athens

An insider’s guide to the best places where culture and taste greet each other. Funky Gourmet: Traditional Greek cuisine, in a beautiful setting. In 2013 it was included in the list of top 10 restaurants worldwide. In 2012 it was awarded with it’s first Michelin star. ( ) Read more