This creative fish tavern has rightfully gathered rave reviews as one of the best in Athens, with its irreproachable freshness and moderate prices, and it offers unique flavors and inventive seasonings based on traditional Greek recipes.
In a paper titled “Feasting in the Homeric Epic,” the English scholar Susan Sherratt points out that feasting is the single most frequent activity in the Odyssey, and also, apart from fighting, in the Iliad. “It is clearly not only an activity of Homeric heroes but also one that helps demonstrate that they are indeed heroes.”
On the top floor and roof terrace of this graceful, hyper modern white marble and glass edifice, is the restaurant “Hytra,” taking its name from a clay cooking-vessel used in ancient Greece. This may strike one as a total associative clash, but somehow miraculously, over a 14-course meal, it reveals itself as a perfect match.
This contemporary ‘gastro-bistro’, with a trendy urban decor, stands out straightaway in the lively neighborhood. The young chef, who is of Greek, German and Japanese descent, prepares a cuisine with influences...