RKS Travel: Thessaloniki, Greece: Greece Eats: Pantopolio Food Emporium

I am not quite sure what to classify Pantopolio as? A deli would be too crude. I think I will settle with a “food emporium” crammed full of Greek delights, cheese, wine, seafood, meats just to name a few. There are literally hundreds of high-quality food items here. I discovered this wonderful shop 4 years ago and revisited it again uin Sptember in the mood to eat on our hotel balcony. So for octopus, stuffed grape vine leaves and pickled artichokes with a bottle of Moschofilero wine it was all consumed happily watching the sun set over the Gulf of Thessaloniki. Great selection of foods but a gaping hole when it comes to bread!

Photo: Robert K. Stephen

Located on Komninon 12.

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food ,drink, travel, film, and lifestyle issues. He also has published serialized novels "Life at Megacorp", "Virus # 26, "Reggie the Egyptian Rescue Dog" and "The Penniless Pensioner" Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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