Greek

Recipe

Mini Lamb Gyros Recipe

Your favorite souvlaki, down-sized.
Amanda Catrini
1.14.19
Greek

How-To: Make Cretan Spinach Pie with Andy Milonakis

Watch Andy Milonakis get back to his Greek roots as he uses poor knife skills, fresh herbs, and some good-ass feta to shows us how he eats like a fat prince with this Cretan spinach pie.
Andy Milonakis
12.26.17
SOHCAHTOA

Did the Babylonians Beat the Greeks to Trigonometry By 1000 Years?

An ancient clay tablet may be the oldest and most accurate trigonometry table ever discovered.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.26.17
Comics!

This Nightmarish Comic Book Is Illustrated Entirely with Oil Paintings

Spyros Verykios's nightmarish artworks make this metaphysical horror story that much more terrifying.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.17.17
CHEFS

We Asked Nigella Lawson for Her Christmas Dinner Game Plan

“Write a list of everything you plan to cook on Christmas Day,” advises Nigella Lawson, TV chef and unrivalled domestic goddess. “Then go away, drink a cup of tea, and strike out about half the dishes you’d planned.”
Phoebe Hurst
12.21.16
Art

Fantastical Paintings Update Greek Mythology for Modern Times

Riot cops meet Heracles while a BMW runs into a 17th century painting in Jake Scharbach's time-bending art.
Andrew Nunes
10.22.16
Make this

This Homemade Lamb Souvlaki Wrap Is Even Better Than the Street Version

Some things are meant to be eaten sloppily off a piece of parchment paper. Case in point: grilled lamb patties stuffed into a pita and doused with creamy, herbaceous yogurt sauce.
Becky Hughes
9.30.16
Art

Code Your Way to Woven Photographs

Discover a whole new way to knit—using computer algorithms.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.28.16
Art

Classical Greek Statues Become Glitchy GIFs

Zach Dougherty turns classical busts and sculptures into geometric GIFs.
Kevin Holmes
2.16.16
refugee crisis

These Activists Set Up Roadside Kitchens for Europe’s Refugees

Food activism group No Border Kitchen serves thousands of meals to refugees every day, setting up in the street or squats. I join them in Lesbos, half a mile from the island’s ferry terminal.
Mark Wilding
1.12.16
Greece

The Greek Financial Crisis Could Mess With Your Beloved Feta and Olive Oil

Thinking of having a Greek salad for lunch tomorrow? Well, you should. Because it might be your last chance to get decent feta for a while and, well, Greece needs your money.
Hilary Pollack
7.9.15
Ice Cream

Artisanal Gelato and Climate Change Are Killing New York's Ice Cream Truck Mafia

Ice cream dons often have had the business in their family for decades, and everyone knows everyone else. There are two things you need to join the club—a mobile food permit and a list of good spots where you can sell—and both are almost impossible to...
Tove Danovich
7.2.15
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