The Sweet Taste of Satisfaction

While I’m not Greek, I’m a lucky gal married to a Greek, and love all things Greek, especially Greek food. It’s an annual tradition for us to celebrate my birthday with a classic Greek meal of grilled lamb chops with baklava for dessert. Ah, the sweet taste of satisfaction when I bite into a juicy,…

Diporto Taverna – Athens

When looking for Diporto Taverna, don’t look up, look down to find this unique basement-level taverna (koutouki in Greek). It’s not easy to find this hidden gem in the center of the busy Dimotiki Agora, the Public Market of Central Athens. The name of the taverna means “two doors.” Neither of the doors has a…

Fresh Guacamole and Green Decor – Jardines de San Juan Mexican Restaurant

Our go-to Mexican Restaurant in San Juan Bautista is Jardines de San Juan. The outdoor dining patio offers a spectacular garden oasis filled with green foliage, succulents, and flowering plants. The old western style building with its green trim, posts, and railings blends in nicely with the garden setting. Vibrant flowers and umbrellas, and a bright blue door add…

The Red Doors of Pedro’s Cantina

California is rich with authentic Mexican restaurants. Our favorite spot for that “get away” feeling and great Mexican food is Pedro’s Cantina in Santa Clara, California. The patio dining area has views to gorgeous Spanish-style architecture with red doors, flower gardens, and palm trees. It’s a dog-friendly place, so we love to bring our dog, Buddy, for…

Sweet Nostalgia – The Pond House Café

When visiting my family home in Connecticut, the Pond House Café in West Hartford has become a go-to place for my sisters, my mother, and me to enjoy a late afternoon lunch. No matter what is going on in our lives, the nostalgia we feel dining in this cozy Café next to a small pond…

Tavernas, Cafés, and More

We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink. – Epicurus Wondering where to eat and drink in Greece? Let me assure you; you will find an abundance of unique eateries to enjoy a meal or sip a cup of coffee. Greeks love to socialize with…