As you see in the picture, first we try and then we write. The picture was taken at “Kritiko Steki “, a new favorite spot among the Athens Spotters!
Some of you might already know the famous “Cretan food” with its special ingredients, like olive oil and wine. Some of you may also know that Crete is the biggest island in Greece, with famous sightseeing spots like Knossos and Faistos. But if you have no idea about any of this please don’t worry.
All you have to do is to visit Kritiko Steki, a very simple restaurant located close to Petralona train station, and try the famous food from this island.
Everything you will try is so delicious! Its specialities are “snails with red sauce and onions”, “Sfakianiki pita”, which is a pie made in the Sfakia village with cheese and honey, and if you are a meat lover do not miss trying “frygadeli “(by far my favorite!) and “sausage with vinegar”.
Of course you should order Raki – the national drink of Crete!
All in all, it’s a family restaurant that’s been operating since 1982. The owners are from the village of “Myrtia Pediados” where my mother comes from- the same village the writer Nikos Kazantzakis was born in.