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The Burden of Repetition

Image from here. ——————————– “Boooooring!” “Humdrum.” “Day in Day Out.” “Again?!” These and other expressions quite often convey a deep seated feeling many of us have when we think of routines or repetition. It would seem that just the mere fact that when something, anything, is repeated and loses its novelty, that which is a one time thing or spontaneous, …


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Food for the Eyes

At Kyklos Greek Cafe, we understand a very important aspect of eating which at first does not seem to be that important.  The eyes;  they prepare the mind and soul for what each of us anticipates will be the totallity of the eating experience.  Through the eyes one may be immediately drawn to any eatery or repulsed, one may look at how …


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Celebrating with Food

One thing that Kyklos Greek Cafe understands is the notion of celebrating life with food. Oftentimes we just breeze by the “meaning” of food.  We eat on automatic pilot, almost taking for granted that there is an unlimited supply of food which is readily available at our fingertips. But when we take a step back and peer beneath just mere …


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What is the Flying all about in Greece?

It is fascinating to know that over 12 airports exist in Greece!  We did some research to find out what the buzz and flying is all about.  So many people can say “because they have never been there” or “because they have already been there,” to entice people to want to fly to Greece.  There has got to be some …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Five

Spirits and Distillates We have touched on the geography of Greece and her fertile soil. We know that the unusual terrain produces unparalleled taste and variety lending to delicious foods and wines. Well, today we will learn about spirits, liquors and liqueurs, and how they are ingrained in the lives and lifestyles of the Greek people. Fruits, grains, aromatic herbs …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Three

Wine: History We have touched on the fact that Greece is predominately a rocky and mountainous country, making her land difficult to cultivate standard crops. However, her geography and geology along with the fertile runoff from the mountains and hills makes Greece an ideal place to grow wine grapes. Four thousand years of history and tradition tell us this is …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part Two

History Few people realize that Greek cooking is quite possibly the oldest example of “fusion” cuisine dating back to circa 350 B.C. with influences from both near and far. It is also a fact that the first cookbook was published in 330 B.C. written by the “chef” Archestratos. Did you know that the tall, white chef hats we see today …


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A Culinary Journey through Greece: Part One

Geography Greece is a country rich in history and culture, yet how many have really experienced the beauty and bounty offered on their plates? We are about to embark on a trip through the landscape of this country to better understand how it contributes to the ingredients frequently used in the cuisine. The food of Greece is rich and diverse, …