Greek Islands Travel Guide

Supposedly Greece has the world's healthiest diet. From Crete to Ithaca, Tony heads off on a culinary odyssey to find out if that reputation is deserved.


Hotels
Kydon Hotel
  • Sofoklis Venizelos Square
  • Chania, Crete 731 00 Greece

Kydon Hotel

Sofoklis Venizelos Square Chania, Crete, Greece
Phone: 30-21-0677-6815

Restaurants & Bars
Pantheon Restaurant (in Iraklia Market)
Tony and food writer Byron Ayanoglu visit the local market to explore the Greek diet. At Pantheon, they enjoy a meal of Greek specialties including tripe soup, the ubiquitous greens, lamb sweet breads, stewed wild goat and chickpeas.
  • 2 Theodosaki Dirty Alley
  • Iraklion, Crete Greece

Pantheon Restaurant (in Iraklia Market)

Tony and food writer Byron Ayanoglu visit the local market to explore the Greek diet. At Pantheon, they enjoy a meal of Greek specialties including tripe soup, the ubiquitous greens, lamb sweet breads, stewed wild goat and chickpeas.
2 Theodosaki Dirty Alley Iraklion, Crete, Greece
Neoria Seaside Taverna
Tony joins a local fisherman at Neoria Seaside Taverna for a special meal. Offerings include sea urchin roe with bread and olive oil. Grilled octopus, fried cuttlefish, and sheep milk cheese on tomato puree and barley rusk.
  • 5 Akti Enoseos
  • Chania, Crete 73100 Greece

Neoria Seaside Taverna

Tony joins a local fisherman at Neoria Seaside Taverna for a special meal. Offerings include sea urchin roe with bread and olive oil. Grilled octopus, fried cuttlefish, and sheep milk cheese on tomato puree and barley rusk.
5 Akti Enoseos Chania, Crete, Greece
Bougatsa Hanion
Tony visits a small shop for a Hanian delicacy, bougatsa. Bougatsa is a sweet cheese and phylo pie. Here the same baker has hand made the gossamer thin phylo from scratch for 20 years.
  • Apokoronou 37
  • Chania, Crete 74100 Greece

Bougatsa Hanion

Tony visits a small shop for a Hanian delicacy, bougatsa. Bougatsa is a sweet cheese and phylo pie. Here the same baker has hand made the gossamer thin phylo from scratch for 20 years.
Apokoronou 37 Chania, Crete, Greece
Phone: 2.821043978E9
Alitzarini Restaurant
Tony visits Zakynthos' medieval settlement of Koilomenos. Here he eats lamb spleen stuffed with local cheese and flavored with cinnamon and clove. Also the signature dish of rabbit braised in onions, spices and wine.
  • Koilomenos, Zakynthos Greece
  • Koiliomenos, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio 290 92 Greece

Alitzarini Restaurant

Tony visits Zakynthos' medieval settlement of Koilomenos. Here he eats lamb spleen stuffed with local cheese and flavored with cinnamon and clove. Also the signature dish of rabbit braised in onions, spices and wine.
Koilomenos, Zakynthos Greece Koiliomenos, Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, Greece
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