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A newcomer’s Greek restaurant featured in AFR’s Australia’s Top Restaurants for 2018

When Andreas Papadakis arrived in Australia in July 2012 to visit his mother’s country of birth and explore business opportunities Down Under, he never anticipated that within two years from …

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A Greek Australian behind one of the best wines in the world

When Greek Australian wine producer Emanuel Skorpos decided to introduce his first range of red wines to Australia in 2005, he never anticipated that within a few years his Flinders …

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Filotimo and patience – chef Yiannis Kasidokostas shares his secret to success

Chef Yannis Kasidokostas is definitely one to watch. With almost 40,000 followers on Instagram and already juggling three projects he chooses not to rest and enjoy the fruits of his …

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‘Sweet Street’ cookbook tour by Anna Polyviou

For one night only, Australia’s favourite and most controversial pastry chef Anna Polyviou returns to Melbourne as part of her Sweet Street cookbook tour, for a one of a kind …

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Darebin Homemade Food Festival is back

The annual Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival has already kicked off for 2018 with a long free program of multicultural and local flavours mixed into exciting events for Melbourne’s …

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Greek olive oils lead recent international contest

At the 3rd Athena International Olive Oil Competition (IOOC) in Delphi last month, Greek extra virgin olive oils competed with 359 samples from 12 countries, 52 per cent of them …

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A trip to Naoussa, only in Melbourne

Last week ended on a high note, kicking off another, long week of Greek wine appreciation; an annual tradition we have religiously been honouring. This year we found ourselves being …

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Addicted 2 cupcakes

Sometimes you come across the bubbliest of people, all smiles and good vibes, spreading happiness and sweetness as they go, kind of like Julie Agas. Julie is the skilled pastry …

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Greek olive oil lover talks about going to Spain to become expert taster

Last September, Irini Kokolaki studied Spanish at the University of Jaén in Andalusía for five hours a day. She learned a new language so she could attend a three-month course …

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Xenia throwing a Greek vegan & vegetarian food feast every Tuesday and Wednesday night

Xenia is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home and/or associates of the person bestowing guest-friendship. On that basis, …