Christmas is always associated with solemn, quiet mood that is coupled with celebrations throughout the world. In Crete, the holiday season begins with the Feast of St. Nicholas on December 6th and locals normally exchange presents all the way to the Feast of Epiphany which is marked on the 6th of January when the holiday… Continue reading →
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Winter season has come to end and so are the renovation works here at Alana Restaurant. Summer 2014 will start in a fresh and brand new look for your beloved restaurant located in the Old Town of Rethymnon.
Do you know that the average Greek family consumes about 100 liters of olive oil per year? Luckily in Greece and especially in Crete olive oil is as plentiful as water. In fact, every authentic Greek recipe involves the use of lots of the ‘golden green.’