Join us for our very first cooking demo and wine pairing with social media cooking sensation, Eleni Saltas. Salt Lake City native, Eleni Saltas has been fully immersed in Utah’s vibrant Greek community through dance, sports, and youth activities since childhood. With a degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Utah, Eleni is a full time personal trainer with a specialization in training the aging body. Her passion for health and fitness led her to starting a fitness blog which eventually morphed into stories and blogs about healthy foods as well… which of course means healthy Greek foods! Her blog led her to compiling her work into her first book, All You Can Greek: Food-Life-Travel. Eleni will be demonstrating two traditional Greek recipes and our resident wine expert, Fotios Stamos, has the honor of pairing these dishes.
One of the most exciting episodes we ever put out! The Boston Greek DJs from mid-90s to today! These guys put Boston on the map as a Greek night hot spot through some of the greatest times our community ever saw! Join Ari & Foti as they hang out with Peter Souhleris, Kosta Blathras, Chris Paragios, John Speridakos, Arthur Markos, George Kotzamanis, & Dimitri Soteropoulos!
We have another amazing webinar with the one and only Johnny Livanos! Johnny is the founder of Stray Dog Wild Greek Gin and he absolutely kills this segment and explains to us everything we want to know about gin and especially his brand Stray Dog Gin. Sit back, grab a glass, and join us!
Welcome to our second episode! Angelo Tsarouchas, along with Ari Kalos & Foti Stamos, welcome the one and only Christine Cushing. She is a Canadian celebrity chef and television host and we talk about Greek food, Greek travel, and all things pertaining to our Greek lives! Join us as we get to know more about the fabulous Christine Cushing!
Welcome to the premier episode of The Connecting Greeks Show! Your hosts Angelo Tsarouchas along with Ari Kalos and Foti Stamos get together to add some humor to our Greek lives. We discuss the coronavirus and how it's affected our lives as Greeks here in the US and abroad.
In this great Sip Clip episode, we learn the history and folklore surrounding the incredible "mastiha" resin. It grows in one section on one island in Greece and it's pretty much a magical super food that you really need to learn more about. And what's more? It's an amazing alcoholic spirit created by powerhouse female entrepreneur Effie Panagopoulos. Take this journey with us! Sit back, grab a glass, and enjoy!
In this special episode of the Connecting Greeks podcast, we pulled out some archive footage from a great interview we did with Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding as well as her co-star John Corbett! We premiered the movie in Boston before it went into wide release and Nia and John were gracious enough to hang out with us and grant us an interview. This was a special time for us and although the footage and audio is 15 years old, we did our best to make it worthy for your listening pleasure. OPA!
We had the pleasure of having Ourania (aka Margo) join us from Greece to discuss her wonderful and exciting journey to founding her company - Margo Wine Routes. Every traveler to Greece should contact her and every Greek should experience her tours as well. Just speaking to her gave us an immense desire to jump on a plane and travel around sipping wine in the most beautiful setting - Greece! Join us as we get to know Ourania!
In this great episode of our webinar series, we explore the wondrous and complex world of Crete, Greece and we discuss some history, styles, and structures of the amazing wines produced there. Join us with special guests John Livanos and Kamal Kouiri as we take a journey to Crete!
Take a quick walk in Mykonos to get that amazing feeling of the gorgeous atmosphere and amazing vibe!
Today's guest is a truly impressive Greek-American that constantly entertained us as well as inspired us. When the conversation ended we had such a great and positive desire to run out and help our fellow Greeks reach their dreams, and we think everyone will be better for having listened to the one and only Christos Perakis!
One of our favorite Canadian friends and food gurus Peter Minaki joins us for an amazing chat about Greek food and some of the finer points of Greek life, travel, and so much more! Join us as we get to know Peter Minaki!
Join us for Urban Wine Club's first wine webinar Exploring Santorini! As part of our Vines Unknown series, we invited Santorini wine experts John Livanos of Diamond Wine Importers, Stray Dog Gin, and Livanos Restaurant Group as well as Dr. Susanna Hoffman to speak about everyone's favorite island in the sun and the amazing wines made there!
What can we say about this episode and it's guest? Actor, writer, director, author, entrepreneur and all around amazing Greek-American Bob Krantz chats with us about his life, what's going on in the world, and what his future goals are. Join us as we welcome the incomparable Robert Krantz!
Join us as we chat with one of our favorite people ever - Angelo Tsarouchas! Not only an actor, performer, and comedian, but one of the nicest and most genuine celebrities we've ever met. Learn more about this funny Greek in our latest Connecting Greeks episode. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
On this episode of Connecting Greeks, we had a great time with two very special Greeks! Johnny Livanos from Livanos Restaurant Group out of New York City and Ted Diamantis of Diamond Wine Importers out of Chicago hung out with us to talk about Greek life, wines, spirits, life, and future! These are great guys so sit back, grab a glass, and join us!
An amazing Greek-American and great supporter of the Greek culture Drake Behrakis joins us on the premiere episode of the Connecting Greeks podcast. Drake is a philanthropist and businessman who spends an incredible amount of time on Hellenic philanthropic causes. Join us as we chat with Drake... and yes, we ask him what Greek wines he's into!
A gentleman from the Netherlands could not go to Greece this summer, so he created a solution to his problem of missing his favorite place of Santorini.
How many people have sat in this exact spot? If so, we can't even tell you how jealous we are!
Private First Class George Dilboy, recipient of the U.S. Medal of Honor, America's Highest Decoration for Valor.
At first I thought that this survey was a little extreme, but then I thought about it as a Greek. I compared my own feelings (as a Greek-American, not even a Greek in Greece) to other European cultures and my own thinking was, "Yeah, we are definitely better than all of them. We have a richer culture, deeper history, more accomplishments." So I guess this survey really does make much more sense to me.
Did your mom or yiayia do this? If your old enough, you definitely knew someone that did!
Did you ever think what it was like in the WWII days when people were stationed in foreign countries? I never thought much of it but if you really get down to the finer details, you had tens of thousands of men living in other countries that have no idea what life and culture is like there. It could leave a lot of awkward encounters if you don't know what the people were like.
Has anyone ever been here? Amazing view from the inside of this incredible bar in Mykonos. Maybe not so cool if you have thalassophobia!