~ Mezes (Appetizer) is something that always accompanying a drink.
~ Mezes could be a bowl of nuts, dry fruits, fresh fruits (cut in small pieces), fresh vegetables (cut in small pieces), something cooked or preserved but is cold or something cooked and is hot.
~ It is very important to a Greek when he drinks to have something to eat with it.
~ What they usually drink is the Cypriot Zivania, the Greek Raki (Tsipouro or Tsikouthia), home made Red Wine or the world known Ouzo.
~ Zivania and Raki is a kind of liquor which is produced by the distillation of grapes.
~ In other words, home made moonshine.
~ As mentioned above, Mezethes (Appetizers) are divided in two categories:
~ There is a long list of both kinds of Mezethes (Appetizers).
~ We are only going to mention the most popular and favorite among Greek and not.
~ Contact us for more Appetizers.
~ The custom began hundred of years ago, when most men were farmers and drank only on special occasions like Religious days, birthdays, name days, weddings or deaths.
~ In the days we live, people don’t need an excuse any more to get together, have some fun and drink a little.