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The Best Wines To Pair With Seafood This Summer

Greece has been producing wine for thousands of years. The result is a different wine to pair perfectly with every dish. Seafood, one of the most popular foods in Greece, is no exception. Wine and seafood make for a perfect combination.  Many diners enjoy a glass of wine with our seafood but may not know …

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Where to dine on Valentine’s Day in and around Boston

TRADE, the Mediterranean restaurant on the corner of Atlantic and Congress, is offering two specials on V-Day: Oxtail Pastitsio ($28) featuring house-made pasta, oxtail ragu, braised tomatoes, graviera, manouri cheese; and grilled hanger steak & arugula salad ($18) with citrus, arugula, oil-cured olives, pickled red onions, and pomegranate. There will also be a specialty cocktail, …

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4 Greek Foods to Try for Every Kid Healthy Week in Boston, MA

From April 25-29, families across the US celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week, working to make sure all kids have proper access to healthy foods. This year, put an emphasis on the Greek diet, one with the highest health rate. Greek communities have often had the reputation of living longer and having lower rates of chronic …

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Celebrate Greek Easter with these Boston, MA Spots

Have you ever wondered why there are two Easter holidays on your calendar? For Greek communities, Easter is one of the year’s biggest holidays. Many celebrations of Easter have heavy roots in pre-Christian times, whereas current Easter celebrations connect with the Orthodox faith.   The Christian Easter holiday is celebrated in early spring, and Orthodox …

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FOOD INSECURITY IN BOSTON: SUPPORTING THROUGH WOMEN’S LUNCH PLACE

Prior to the pandemic, household food insecurity in Massachusetts was at 8.2%. The coronavirus pandemic fueled a hunger crisis unlike any other in our lifetime, at its peak rendering 19.6% of households food insecure. Food insecurity is on the decrease, but a return to pre-pandemic rates is not an option. WHAT IS THE WOMEN’S LUNCH …

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FEBRUARY 18: NATIONAL DRINK WINE DAY – THE HISTORY OF GREEK WINE

We know that people have been turning grapes into wine for thousands of years. With that being said, no one is certain who the first was to ferment grapes into wine, but there is evidence of ancient wine production found in China, the Middle East, & Greece, so it’s possible many regions discovered it at …

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