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Christiana Thomaidi

Christiana Thomaidi

Christiana was born and raised in Piraeus. Currently completing a BS in Economics, she has also been the food editor of Gastronomos, the food magazine of Athens daily Kathimerini, for three years, and as of May 2013 she has also overseen the newspapers food, pastry and wine and spirits websites. In addition, Thomaidi consults for various startup food companies, including Ariadne and Drinkworks. She loves a cup of fine tea and captures all things mouthwatering for her photo diary, Another Visual.

Recent stories by Christiana Thomaidi

Discover the up-and-coming Keramikos neighborhood on our new walk!
January 16, 2018

Athiri: Rare Elements

Athens -- On a busy thoroughfare in Keramikos near the bustling neighborhood of Gazi, it’s easy to miss Athiri – but we urge you to keep an eye out for this culinary gem. Read more
Get the scoop on the best of the Greek pantry on our culinary walk.
August 2, 2017

The Giving Tree: An Introduction to Greek Olive Oil

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Athens -- In Greece, where the land is mostly rocky and steep and the climate hot and arid, the olive tree thrives, and for millennia, olive oil has been as essential to Greek cooking as the gnarled, silver-leaved trees have been to its landscape. Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil in the world after Spain and Italy and the greatest in consumption per capita. Read more