Top Greek-related News Articles: Week of Oct 17-22

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Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ Greek-related news articles this week. New list every Saturday!

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Our staff’s top picks for Greek-related news articles this week:


When morning coffee is served as thick, dark and potentially brain-exploding as this, we can only be in Athens.

We’re being served this potent, unfiltered concoction, brewed together with sugar in a traditional brass pot over a gas flame, as fortification for a food tour of the Greek capital. No other drink, apparently, will do. Read more

Stavroula Tsolakidou, aged 16, is a world chess champion for the third time, after winning a gold medal in the World Youth Championships at Khanty-Mansiysk in Russia.  The 16-year-old Greek has won titles in all three youth categories – for under-16s in 2015, for under-14s in 2013, and now for under-18s.  As of September 2016, she is ranked No. 14 in FIDE World Rankings for girls under 21. Read more

Trip Advisor: Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the World

List includes a Chicago restaurant co-owned by a Greek-American, and an Athens outpost. Read more

John Paterakis, multimillionaire baker and Baltimore developer, dies

The Baltimore Sun remembers the “little Greek baker that got lucky.” Read more

10 Most Beautiful Wine Regions in the World

…” But occasionally I have to stop, pull my rental car off the road and allow my jaw to drop as I take in the beauty all around me. So here’s my list of the very best of those moments.” See which Greek island made the list. Read more

Crossword blog: is this ancient Greek graffito a crossword?

Crossword puzzle may have its roots in the Ancient Greek city of Smyrna. Read more

The Mad Greek International Cafe opens in East Knox

Georgia Georgiou knew she made the right decision in bringing her Greek restaurant to Knoxville after witnessing the community’s response during opening week. Read more

A big deal, indeed: Greece celebrates historical treasure unearthed by UC archaeologists

In May 2015, a most rare discovery made by two University of Cincinnati archaeologists — a tomb left undisturbed for more than 3,500 years — gave Greece a reminder of the greatness of its past. Read more


That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for Greek-related news on the web.

Be well!


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