Athens insider 142 / Summer 2019

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Food & Drink


Jazz up your Wednesdays!

Papillon Bistrot, the new all-day bar & restaurant in Psychiko, magnificently channels the heady jazz-bistro culture of Paris and New York from yesteryear. Reflecting aesthetic sensibilities from the Belle Epoque to the Jazz Age, Papillion is the perfect stage for decadent unrushed meals and a spot of nostalgia. With high ...

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What does Athens taste like? A melting pot of Tongues, Temperaments, and Terroirs

What would a city taste like? Would such a terroir be an amalgam of those of the more definable neighbourhoods that surround it? So would Exarcheia taste different from Kifissia or Kolonaki, and the taste of Athens be a sum of its parts? Or might it have a distinctive quality that—for different reasons—represents a break from expectations? ...

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Sea Views, Island Vibes, Zesty Bites

For an island experience within the city, with views to the Acropolis and of the Athenian Riviera decked out in night lights and Michelin chef Lefteris Lazarou’s delectable tapas, Bites and Wine at Mikrolimano is a gourmet destination sure to please your palate. Why settle for anything else when you have all your exigent needs...

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Il Barretto: Italian flair

With three of its restaurants at large shopping malls - the Golden Hall, McArthur Glen and River West - Il Barretto sets shop at hipster capital, Ag.Irinis square at the newly-opened Perianth Hotel. Beautifully done up in understated tones and with a very airy, minimalist aesthetic, Il Baretto infuses its light meals with Ital...

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Queen Bee: Kolonaki’s new hive

Panagiotis Kalyvas, of Capanna and Kolonaki Kalamaki fame, opens an all- day hangout and it has Athenians making a beeline for it! Disrupting the city's bistrot scene, Queen Bee introduces a game-changing bakehouse that directly connects Athens with downtown New York & Paris. Artisan house-made sourdough breads, hand-picke...

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La vie en rosé

For too long, rosé wines languished at the Liebfraumilch and Babycham end of the wine league tables: the Barbie-toned bottle left undrunk at BYOB parties; the choice for the likes of Joey from Friends’ dates (blush Zinfandel, to be precise), or drunk with an ironic smirk by kitsch-lovers. But in recent years, pink wines have shed their in...

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Where to Dine in Athens … Right Now!

Athens’ giddy food revolution is in overdrive. From grill-houses where meat rules the roost to retro meze mansions and gourmet enclaves, Athens Insider breaks it down to the coolest 6 most eligible new dining addresses for you to discover. Parla Captained by Thodoris Papanikolaou - the gastro-genius who brought us such sophisti...

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