05/07/19 6:00am

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One week after launching his own YouTube cooking channel, Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant owner George Giannaris joined us to talk about the inspiration behind it and some of what he’s learned in his decades in the restaurant business. (more…)

04/08/19 9:48am

Savvas and George Giannaris scoop up some housemade gelato at Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant in East Marion. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant owner George Giannaris is turning to YouTube to share his 40-plus years of tips and tricks for whipping up healthy meals at home.

The AwareHouseChef YouTube cooking channel, launching April 26, aims to help home cooks of all skill levels prepare recipes that are both time and cost effective. Each week, Giannaris invites viewers into his home to learn the ins-and-outs of healthy cooking. (more…)

07/13/17 6:01am

Now you can get creamy, indulgent gelato along with moussaka, pork souvlaki or rack of lamb at Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant.

But owner George Giannaris argues that selling a treat created by Italians is no betrayal of his Greek heritage.

“Theoretically, cannolis are Greek. Baklava is from Turkey,” he said. “The Mediterranean cuisine has become like a melting pot.” (more…)