Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Ouzo. The name strikes terror in my heart. The licorice flavor. The smell. The hangover. But the national booze of Greece can’t be all bad, right? The best Ouzos are those that only use the alcohol from the original Ouzo “yeast” rather than add more alcohol later. An example is Barbayannis, which is a 100% […]

Residents of Lesbos are suing over the word, “Lesbians,” wanting it reserved for residents of their island. Three islanders from Lesbos – home of the ancient poet Sappho, who praised love between women – have taken a gay rights group to court for using the word lesbian in its name. One of the plaintiffs said […]