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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Greek Food in Toronto's Greektown

This past January marked the second anniversary of this blog. In the last couple years, my writing about Greek food and gastronomy has brought me into contact with many wonderful people from all over the world. Food is truly the most enjoyable and effective means of bringing people from diverse backgrounds together in convivial fellowship. I look forward to many more years of writing about Greek food and connecting with like-minded folk throughout the world via the Internet, and in meatspace whenever possible.

Two of the people I have met through this blog are inspirations when it comes to publishing food related content on the Internet. Last April, I finally had the opportunity to meet Chef Mark Tafoya and food philosopher Jennifer Iannolo, co-founders of the Culinary Media Network. While visiting from New York on a food media junket, Jennifer and Mark put out a call for an impromptu 'tweetup' of Toronto foodies.

Upon discovering that Mark and Jen's junket itinerary did not include a visit to Toronto's Greektown, I extended an invitation to show them around my 'hood. The following video is a chronicle of that visit. We had a great time that day and I think it shows!

I want to extend a special "Thank You!" to Chris and Soula of Pan on the Danforth for their gracious hospitality.

Hope you enjoyed the video, and I hope you have enjoyed this blog over the past couple years. This year, I plan on taking things in a new direction and I have some exciting announcements to share in due time, so stay subscribed! As always, I look forward to your comments.


Sam Sotiropoulos
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