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Our staff’s top picks for Greek-related news articles this week:
In Greece—between the Peloponnese, Macedonia, and the shores of Crete—T+L finds welcoming people, seductively simple food, and unforgettable Greek wines. Read more
Alexandra Patsavas has a good eye for music. The Chicago native and founder of Los Angeles-based Chop Shop Music Supervision has earned her chops in Hollywood by finding just the right song to place in TV shows and films to make the story — and the music — resonate with viewers. Read more
A place I’d been enchanted with since the early ’80s, thanks to the Daryl Hanna and Peter Gallagher film “Summer Lovers,” has been Greece and the islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Read more
Back at the turn of the 20th century, 37-year-old Demetrios Latsis said goodbye to his wife and growing brood of children in his native Greece and sailed west in search of the American dream. Read more
More than 100 years ago, a group of Greek immigrants arrived in the U.S., ready to make a home in Central Jersey. That home included founding what is now the thriving Community of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in October 1916. Read more
Several small size wineries have come up with high quality as the objective and with so many local interesting grapes available, they are ready to find their place on the international shelves, writes Dan Traucki who attended a Masterclass by Yiannis Karakasis MW, where he could taste wines from 20 Greek wineries and came out as a fan of the Greek wines. Read more
“Eugenia Hobson has been a chef for the past thirty years. She was born and raised on the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea in western Greece. She learned the secrets of Greek cuisine from her grandmother for whom she was named.” Read more
On one level, the new “Masterpiece” series “The Durrells in Corfu” is a bit of location porn. It’s a spectacular trip to the Greek island of Corfu, with sunshine-brightened views of the bluer-than-blue Ionian Sea. Read more