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Happy New Year

The holidays are amazing times for us Greeks. We always come together with the entire family and celebrate Christmas (Xristouyenna) and New Years. As usually Food and Drink are the main focus during the holidays. We celebrate with both American dishes like prime rib and ham, but we always look forward to those amazing signature Greek dishes we only see once a year. Things like pastichio, Dolmathes and kreatopita (meat pie). As a child we looked forward to this cake and now my own children cannot wait on New Years day to cut into the Vasilopita. Vasilopita is a cake or bread that is prepared for the New Year Vasilopita (Greek: Βασιλόπιτα, Vasilópita, lit. '(St.) Basil-pie' or 'king pie',

Greek to Go Kitchen Talk

Greek culture is something that has surrounded me my whole life. Being a first generation Greek my parents immigrated to this country for a better life. My father worked very hard in the restaurant business and eventually owned his own place called the Golden Greek. My mother stayed at home and helped with us kids, but most importantly she was an amazing cook. Over time I grew to learn the recipes of these incredible Greek dishes and began cooking for myself. It became a passion of mine and that is what inspired me to start this business Greek to Go. Five years ago I started Greek to go with my two friends Maria and Katerina who shared a similar passion of cooking with me. We loved sh