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Greek Food Fest returns to Welcome to Thornbury

Welcome to Thornbury, Melbourne’s first permanent Bar and Food Truck Stop welcomes back one of its most popular events, the Greek Food Fest. On 10 August, the popular urban food …

Features

Are Cypriot wine varieties the answer to Australia’s climate change crisis?

Clashing viewpoints show that climate change continues to be a contested issue among experts, politicians and the general public. But for those working across Australia whose livelihood depends on nature’s …

News

Iconic Arsakeio arcade to house traditional Greek cuisine

The Arsakeio arcade, located in downtown Athens between Panepistimiou and Stadiou avenues, is one of the most iconic buildings of Athens. A major property lease agreement signed on Tuesday will …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 25 July onward

VIC OPEN SEMINAR: GREEK FOLK SONGS: THE BRIDGE OF ARTA This Thursday, 25 July head to the Greek Centre (168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne) to see Dr Stephie Nikoloudis give a …

News

Calombaris will not be returning to ‘MasterChef’ in 2020, and neither will his co-judges

Network 10 has announced George Calombaris will not be returning as a judge on MasterChef Australia in 2020, and neither will his co-judges Matt Preston and Gary Mehigan. Though the …

Life

Brisbane’s Hellenika at the Calile named Queensland’s Restaurant of the Year

A Greek restaurant in Brisbane has been named Queensland’s Restaurant of the Year in the Courier-Mail Food Awards 2019. Hellenika at the Calile owned by Simon Gloftis was awarded on Monday. …

Life

The Halloumi King debuts at UK’s Burger King

Halloumi’s popularity is continuing to grow worldwide as UK’s Burger King recently added the Halloumi Burger, described by its website as a “buttery brioche bun with freshly cut crisp lettuce, …

Life

Perfect pairings: Maratheftiko challenge

This time we tackle the Cypriot variety of Maratheftiko aka ‘The Stubborn Prince of Cyprus’. Maratheftiko is one of the rare varieties on this planet that refuses to self-pollinate, hence …

News

Calombaris admits to underpaying 515 staff $7.83 million in wages, slapped with substantial fine

George Calombaris has admitted to underpaying 515 employees, both current and former, a total of $7.83 million in wages. As part of an agreement struck with the Fair Work Ombudsman, …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 18 July onward

VIC GREEK TAVERN NIGHT AT ELENI’S Eleni’s Kitchen + Bar (28 Anderson St, Yarraville) is hosting a Greek tavern night this Friday 19 July at 7.00-10.00 pm. Experience the best of Greek …