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Have A Cozy Night In With Greek On Wheels

Temperatures have started to drop, and residents all over Ottawa and the surrounding area are starting to feel the cold. Winter is a great time to cozy up by the fire and spend some quality time with the ones you love. Here are just a few of the reasons why Greek On Wheels makes the […]

Take Out with Greek on Wheels for Hockey Season

It’s hockey season! In Ottawa, the Sens have a several upcoming games scheduled and we couldn’t be more excited. Hockey season is a great time to gather all your friends and family to watch the games and spend time together. This season usually coincides with some of the busiest times of the year so take […]

Food Culture in Greece – Then and Now

Traditionally, local people in Greece would eat a very light breakfast and a late dinner because the largest meal of the day was often lunch. Breakfast would consist of a phyllo pastry, Greek yogurt or fruit, and make way for a typical Greek lunch or mesimeriano that would normally take place in the late afternoon. […]

Eating Light this Summer? Go With a Greek Salad

When the weather becomes warmer, we instinctively want to spend more time outside indulging in food, drinks, and fun. Greek food is especially fun to eat al fresco during the summer, but finding the right balance with your meals is essential. By eating light, you can enjoy summer treats – including Greek take-out – while […]

Calamari: A Popular Greek Appetizer

Calamari might be the Italian word for squids, but it’s a popular dish associated with Greek food. In Greek, it is traditionally known as Kalamarakia Tiganita (little fried squids). Squid has long been a staple food source in the Mediterranean, but it took its time to make its way over to North America. Now, calamari […]

Consider Greek Food Catering for Your Next Event!

Now that spring is in full swing, it’s the perfect time of year for celebratory events. Do you have an upcoming graduation in the family? Are you marking a milestone like an engagement or a marriage? And let’s not forget the birthdays – there are plenty of those around this time too. When you’re planning […]

Feta Facts

A staple ingredient in Greek food, feta cheese is great in salads, as a dip for olives, or even just by itself. We all know that it tastes amazing, but what gives feta that unique flavour and, what are the health benefits of eating feta? Here are a few facts that may surprise you about […]

How Athens Got Its Name

There is a story behind every name.  Whether it is a person, an object, or a place, there can be a lot of history behind how something got its name.  For example, the iconic and historical Greek city of Athens has a wonderful tale behind it that any Athenian can be proud of.  Here is […]

How to Enjoy our Greek Take-Out on a Health-Conscious Diet

If you’re a health-conscious person, it can be a challenge to maintain a nutritious diet when you don’t feel like cooking and decide to order some take-out. Watching what you eat is a great practice, but who doesn’t need a break sometimes? Well, what if we told you that you don’t need to compromise on […]

A Brief History of the Gyro

  Gyros are always a popular choice when it comes to Greek food. You probably often think of how delicious they are, but have you ever thought of their history? While the idea of roasting pieces of meat on a rotating spit have roots which are thought to date back to ancient times, the modern […]