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Gather Around the Table: Enjoying Greek Mezethes, Food, and Laughter Together

The tables filled with mezethes are more than a way of serving food. It is a culinary tradition that celebrates traditional Greek food and the importance of sharing with friends and family. -BY John Jacobs

You may have partaken in a mezethes meal and not realized it because the food spread was called appetizers, hor d’oeuvres, antipasto, or share plates. Though you can call a table of appetizers a meze table, a true Greek meze is so much more than a table full of small plates of food. It is a cultural event where people unhurriedly share time, friendship, and traditional foods. The foods range from olives to meatballs and everything in between. This cultural tradit....

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