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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. […]

Make the Most of Your Lunch Break with Greek On Wheels

Finding the best lunch to eat at the office can be difficult. You may not have time to prepare a meal for yourself before work in the morning, or maybe every restaurant and café within walking distance of your office is too expensive. Greek On Wheels is the perfect option for office employees who want […]

Beat the Heat with a Refreshing Meal from Greek on Wheels

This summer has been a record-breaking scorcher. Ottawa usually gets a pretty warm summer but this year we’ve experienced some particularly tropical weather! During extreme heat waves, it’s important to protect yourself against dehydration, heat stroke, sun burns, exhaustion, and other heat-related conditions. If you’ve been suffering through the recent high temperatures in Ottawa, here [&he...

Enjoy Your Next Family Meal with Greek on Wheels

Having dinner together with the family is an important bonding ritual. Eating with your family allows you to take a break from your busy schedule and spend quality time with your loved ones. Cooking a large meal for your family can be exhausting and choosing a restaurant that everyone agrees on can be a challenge. […]

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 […]